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Newport Beach Film Festival Goes Virtual

September 29, 2020

Grab your popcorn and your comfy socks, because the Newport Beach Film Festival is going virtual this year! If you’re a film fanatic, you don’t want to miss the premiere of over 40 feature-length films and 231 short films. With categories in documentaries, animations, youth, collegiate showcases, music and more, there’s something for the entire family. New this year are virtual conversations with film industry movers and shakers called, ‘Industry Talks’. Everything will be available October 1-11, so make sure to buy your tickets and passes now! Here are five screenings and attractions not to miss this year at the Newport Beach Film Festival:

Stardust, Drama

The much-anticipated story of a young David Bowie’s first visit to the US in 1971 – a trip that inspired the invention of his iconic alter ego Ziggy Stardust.

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Fully Realized Humans, Comedy

Follow along the story of Jackie and Elliot who embark on a madcap odyssey of self-discovery before their first child arrives in attempt to rid themselves of the inherited dysfunction of their own upbringings.

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Little Fish, Sci-Fi/Romance

Starring Olivia Cooke (Ready Player One) and Jack O’Connell (Unbroken), Little Fish follows a couple who fights to hold their relationship together as a memory loss virus spreads and threatens to erase the history of their love and courtship.

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Breaking Them Up, Comedy

When 15 year-old Damien decides that his parents are all wrong for each other, he enlists best friend Erin to help him set them up with other people.

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A Conversation with Cinematographer Robert McLachlan, ASC presented by Zeiss

This episode of ‘Industry Talks’ features Robert McLachlan, the Director of Photography who is known for Lovecraft Country, Game of Thrones, Westworld and Ray Donovan.

Written by Visit Newport Beach

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