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Youth Film Showcase 1

Date: April 22, 2017, Time: 11:15am to 1:00pm, Cost: Free - Ticket Required

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Launched in 2005, the Newport Beach Film Festival’s Youth Film Showcase celebrates the cinematic works, visions, and perspectives of young people from around the world. Through the exhibition of youth created media, the Festival seeks to create a forum for young filmmakers and encourage freedom of expression through cinema. The free event features a screening of short films created by filmmakers 18 years and younger, followed by an interactive Q&A session and an awards presentation. The showcase features a wide array of genres, including comedy, drama, suspense, romance, documentary, animation, science fiction, experimental, music video and PSA’s. In 2006, the NBFF welcomed actor Will Ferrell as Honorary Chair and live host of the Youth Film Showcase.

 

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This Showcase Includes the Following Films:

April 22, 2017 - The Boundary

A former Air Force captain and his co-pilot travel to the edge of the universe on a mission from NASA to search for answers.

April 22, 2017 - The Fish and the Frog

After a young actor is offered a life changing opportunity, tension and distance grow between he and his girlfriend. [/vc_ro

April 22, 2017 - Running for Her Life

Curious about her mother’s early life and escape during the war, a teenage girl travels to Vietnam in hopes of learning about her family’s history.

April 22, 2017 - Refuge and Resistance: The Music of Guatemala

A U.S. teen travels to Guatemala and uncovers their deeply rooted revolutionary struggle as well as their vision for the country’s future.

April 22, 2017 - The Heidelberg Project: 30 Years of Creativity

In the city of Detroit, an arts project created out of fallen materials has been the target of arsonists for years. Artist Tyree Guyton assures he will rise from the ashes just as the city of Detroit will.

April 22, 2017 - The Sea of Stories

In this tale, a greedy farmer captures a beautiful mermaid from her ocean home but does not know of the terrible fate ahead of him.

April 22, 2017 - There is Light

A poetic examination of Vietnamese culture.

April 22, 2017 - The Good Clown

A depressed clown reacts to the gentleman’s kindness.

April 22, 2017 - Made Of

A talented young girl illustrates her love of art through music and dance.

April 22, 2017 - Life Rolls On

Through the love and support of his family and friends, a young man tries to cope with his paralysis and prove to others that he can overcome anything.

April 22, 2017 - Italia

Showing the beauty of Venice, Italy through its rich culture.

April 22, 2017 - From Farm to Cup

A visit to a Guatemalan coffee farm creates a new experience for a teenage girl – her first cup of coffee.

April 22, 2017 - From Dogs to Wolves

The story of a young man struggling between the bittersweet memories of his childhood and the unbearable reality of adulthood.

April 22, 2017 - Finish Line

Always viewing herself as nothing more than a nice girl, hermindset is challenged when a cute boy at school gives her attention.

April 22, 2017 - Color My Dreams

A young, disease-ridden girl dreams of playing outdoors with other little girls until one day she receives a life changing surprise.

April 22, 2017 - Circus Klown

The ringleader of a circus is faced with clumsy, troublemaking clowns and a disastrous performance.

April 22, 2017 - A Formal Connection

A boy uses the upcoming Winter Formal Dance as a way to ask his childhood sweetheart out.

Youth Film Showcase

April 22, 2017 - Youth Film Showcase 1

Launched in 2005, the Newport Beach Film Festival’s Youth Film Showcase celebrates the cinematic works, visions, and perspectives of young people from around the world. Through the exhibition of youth created media, the Festival seeks to create a forum for young filmmakers and encourage freedom of expression through cinema. The free event features a screening of short films created by filmmakers 18 years and younger, followed by an interactive Q&A session and an awards presentation. The showcase features a wide…

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