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Cinema Orange Film Series: 16 Acres

Cinema Orange Film Series: 16 Acres

6:30-8:30 pm Food truck onsite
8pm Film screening on patio (as weather permits)

Now in it’s ninth season celebrating the cinematic works and of emerging and established independent filmmakers, OCMA and the Newport Beach Film Festival present the 2013 Cinema Orange film series. Films will explore art, design and cultural icons. Interactive question and answer sessions with filmmakers will follow select screenings.

October 3 | 16 Acres

Director: Richard Hankin
(2012, Documentary, 92 minutes)

The rebuilding of ground zero is one of the most architecturally, politically, and emotionally complex urban renewal projects in American history. From the beginning, the effort has been fraught with controversy, delays and politics. The struggle has encompassed eleven years, nineteen government agencies, a dozen projects and over $20 billion. Aside from the staggering engineering challenges of the site itself, a major complicating factor in the rebuilding of the World Trade Center is the sheer number of interested parties. According to The New York Times, “Where some saw lucrative real estate, others saw a graveyard. Where some saw Rockefeller Center or Lincoln Center or Grand Central Terminal, others saw Gettysburg.” StuffNItBurger food truck will be on-site for dining options.

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