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10:00pm: OPENING NIGHT GALA – Bloomingdale’s Courtyard Fashion Island, hosted bar by Stella Artois, food provided by over 35 of Newport Beach’s finest restaurants and live entertainment.
NOTE: THE OPENING NIGHT FILM IS A TICKETS-ONLY EVENT. TICKETS ARE REQUIRED – PASSES DO NOT GAIN ENTRY
9:00pm: Friday Night Showcase Party – Anthropologie – Fashion Island
7:30pm – ORANGE SUNSHINE – Regency South Coast Village
7:45pm – LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP – The Triangle
7:45pm – SHOWING ROOTS – Island Cinema
8:30pm – AMERICAN WRESTLER: THE WIZARD – The Triangle
CANADIAN SPOTLIGHT FILM:
8:00pm – MY INTERNSHIP IN CANADA – Triangle
10:00pm: Saturday Night Showcase Party – Room and Board
10:00 – 5:00pm: Filmmaker’s Expo
6:30pm – MY NAME IS EMILY – Edwards Big Newport
7:00pm: Irish Showcase Party – Muldoon’s Irish Pub
7:30pm – Japanese Spotlight: FLYING COLORS (Birigyaru) – Edwards Big Newport
7:45pm – Chinese Spotlight: GO AWAY MR. TUMOR – Edwards Big Newport
8:00pm – Korean Spotlight: THE PHONE – Edwards Big Newport
8:00PM – Australian Spotlight: UNINDIAN – Regency South Coast Village
10pm: Pacific Rim Showcase Party – Design Within Reach
8:00pm – French Spotlight: TOO CLOSE TO OUR SON (Au Plus Pres Du Soleil) – The Triangle
7:45pm – Swedish Spotlight: A MAN CALLED OVE (En Man Som Heter Ove) – The Triangle
7:30pm – Italian Spotlight: ME, MYSELF, AND HER (Io E Lei) – The Triangle
8:15pm – German Spotlight: ONE BREATH (Ein Atem) – The Triangle
10pm: European Showcase Party – Design Within Reach
7:30pm – Mexican Spotlight – EPITAPH (Epitafio) – Edwards Big Newport
8:00pm – Chilean Spotlight – THE MOTHER OF THE LAMB (La Madre Del Cordero) – Edwards Big Newport
7:45pm – Brazilian Spotlight – THE VIOLIN TEACHER – Edwards Big Newport
10:00pm – Latino Showcase Party – Via Lido Plaza
7:30pm – THE FIXER – Lido Theatre.
NOTE: THIS IS A TICKET-ONLY EVENT. TICKETS REQUIRED – NO PASSES
10:00pm – Closing Night Party – Via Lido Plaza
Due to strict alcohol regulations, post-parties are open to guests 21 years and over (absolutely no exceptions). Most post-parties are sponsored by Stella Artois beer and Tito’s Handmade Vodka.