8 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 Opening and Closing Night Films Centerpiece Screenings Feature Films Spotlights Action Sports, Art, Architecture + Design, Culinary, Enviromental, Cinema on Cinema, & Music Films Documentary Films Short and Collegiate Films Where ToWatch Regal Edwards Big Newport Theater 300 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, 92660 THE LOT, Fashion Island 999 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, 92660 Port Theater 2905 East Coast Hwy. Corona Del Mar, 92625 Starlight Triangle 8 Theaters 1870 Harbor Blvd. Costa Mesa, 92627 *All screening information is current as of press time but is subject to change FESTIVAL INFO BOX OFFICE The Festival has two main box offices and will-call locations: (1) Fashion Island, adjacent to THE LOT theater (2) The Triangle, on the top level outside of Triangle Square Cinemas. Small box offices are set up at various venues that sell tickets specific to that venue. All box offices open a half-hour before the first screening of the day at that venue. DAY-OF-SHOW TICKETS Tickets are only available online until two hours before show time. After that, they will only be available at the box office of the venue where that movie will be showing. WILL CALL Advanced ticket purchases will be available for pick-up at our main box offices listed above. Single screening will-call tickets will also be available at each venue. Please allow enough time before your screening to pick up your tickets. This content did not involve the editorial or reporting staffs of the Los Angeles Times. Welcome To The IT IS WITH GREAT JOY that we welcome you, our audience and filmmakers, to the 23nd annual Newport Beach Film Festival. The Festival will bring to our community exceptional studio and independent filmmaking. We will screen over 300 films from over 50 countries, reflecting the incredible diversity of our global storytellers. Over the past two decades, the Festival has featured many acclaimed motion pictures, hosted award-winning talent and grown the event into the largest celebration of cinema in coastal southern California. This year we are thrilled to be back on the big screen. We are confident that you will find our Festival to be a celebration of film as an art form, as well as entertainment. We are grateful to all of our sponsors, supporters, and volunteers. We are very thankful to the key supporters of the festival Tito’s Handmade Vodka, UCI Health, Fashion Island, Morgan Stanley, Los Angeles Times, and Visit Newport Beach. We highly commend our incredible staff for producing such a remarkable event. The programmers, managers, directors, assistants, office workers, interns, and event planners who contribute their time, energy and expertise are the true heroes of the Festival On behalf of the Board of Directors, we extend a special thanks to our Founding Sponsor, the City and City Council of Newport Beach for their steadfast support. Their vision and commitment to our community make the Newport Beach Film Festival possible. WELCOME TO NEWPORT BEACH, NOW SIT BACK, RELAX AND ENJOY THE SHOW. Most Sincerely, Gregg Schwenk Todd Quartararo CEO / Co-Founder VP of Marketing / Co-Founder Table Of Contents 12-13 | 16-37 | 42-54 | 57-67 | 70-81 | 82-89 | 92-93 |