Below you’ll find a schedule of events taking place during the week of the 2016 Newport Beach Film Festival. Check back for more updates on the 2017 schedule.
Please note these events may be subject to change. Check this page and our main website at newportbeachfilmfest.com often for updates and changes.
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.