OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 | NewportBeachFilmFest.com | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL 81 American: An Odyssey to 1947 American features a collection of stories leading to the year 1947. Most notably exploring the life and politics of Orson Welles. The film through rare archival footage, and innovative 3D modeling immerses the audience in the era like never before. Discover the humble beginnings and hidden secrets of one of cinema’s most iconic directors, and how he shaped the culture of Hollywood as we know it. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Danny Wu Producer: Danny Wu, Shania Kumar, Laura Williams Writer: Danny Wu Cast: Simon Callow, Richard France, Satsuki Ina, Laura Williams, Orson Welles 2022 - Canada/United States 2022 - United States 2022 - United States Only In Theaters Laemmle Theaters, the beloved art house cinema chain in Los Angeles, has an astonishing legacy with ties to the origins of Hollywood. This is a story about a family business and their determination to survive amidst headlines questioning the future of movie theaters in a fast-changing world. This family’s personal mission for over 84 years and three generations has been to elevate the art of film, and the artists who make them, providing incalculable benefit. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Raphael Sbarge Producer: Raphael Sbarge, Rick Pratt, Thomas Cassetta, Matt Kubas, Freida Orange Cast: Ava DuVernay, Cameron Crowe, James Ivory, Bruce Joel Rubin, Mark Ullano, Nicole Holofcener, David L Snyder, Kevin Thomas, Leonard Maltin, Kenneth Turran, Allison Anders, Toni Basil CINEMA ON CINEMA CINEMA ON CINEMA FILMS Jurassic Punk Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams is a pioneer in computer animation whose digital dinosaurs of JURASSIC PARK transformed Hollywood in 1993, but an appetite for anarchy and reckless disregard for authority may have cost him the recognition he deserved. Q & A with cast and crew after screening Director: Scott Leberecht Producer: Scott Leberecht Cast: Steve ‘Spaz’ Williams, Robert Patrick, Jamie Hyneman, Phil Tippett When yo ’re t king bo t C o d G te, m gic is not too strong word.” Time Out “ October 26• 7:30 pm 13 Tongues Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan SegerstromCenter Presents Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan is presented with lead support from: THE SEGERSTROM FOUNDATION. The Center's International Dance Series is made possible by the Audrey Steele Burnand Endowed Fund for International Dance and The Segerstrom Foundation Endowment for Great Performances scfta.org