Are you always following the latest film releases? Do you love niche movie genres? If your appreciation for film goes beyond Hollywood, then you’ll love the Newport Beach Film Festival! This annual event takes place on the Southern California coast right here in the City of Newport Beach. The festival highlights hundreds of feature and short films across all genres. It’s the West Coast’s premier film event that you don’t want to miss!
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2021 Newport Beach Film Festival Details
Due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the details of the Newport Beach Film Festival are subject to change. Please check the festival’s website to learn the latest information!
Dates for the 2021 Festival
The 22nd installment of the Newport Beach Film Fest is set to take place from Oct. 21-28, 2021. This festival typically takes place in the spring, but this year’s date have been pushed back due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Check out more great things to do in Newport Beach in October as you begin planning!
What to Expect
The Newport Beach Film Fest casts a spotlight on international filmmaking communities. Each of these communities brings something different to the table in terms of genre. You can expect to view narrative, documentary, music videos, action, sports cinema, and more. Be sure to check the Newport Beach Film Fest’s Facebook page to learn more about this year and last year’s events!
Other Events in Newport Beach
Excited about the Newport Beach Film Fest? This festival is just one of several annual Newport Beach events that locals and visitors alike look forward to each year!
If you’re an art and entertainment buff, you’ll also want to check out the Newport Beach Jazz Festival. This event features three days of performances by award-winning artists as well as up-and-coming musicians!
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