OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 | NewportBeachFilmFest.com | NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL 83 Big Old GoofyWorld This is the story of the little record label that could, founded by Nashville legend John Prine and his partners Al Bunetta and Dan Einstein. The film traces the 40-year history from its origins as a mail order business to a thriving familyoperated music label in Nashville, Tennessee. Director: Joshua Britt, Neilson Hubbard Screenwriter: Joshua Britt, Neilson Hubbard Cast: John Prine, Al Bunneta Cinematographer: Joshua Britt, Neilson Hubbard Playing with Ruth Burotte 2021 - United States Dear Hero A year after a successful brain tumor surgery, Jay Hewitt, Pastor of Friends Church in Orange, California, learns he has terminal brain cancer and decides to inspire his daughter Hero by attempting to realize his childhood dream of completing an Ironman triathlon during the pandemic. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Joosung Kwon Producer: Brittney Breckwald Cast: Jay Hewitt 2021 - United States Doctor Who Am I Documentary filmmaker Vanessa Yuille (in her debut feature) follows friend and co-director Matthew Jacobs (British writer of the 1996 TV movie Doctor Who) as he is reluctantly pulled back into the fandom that rejected his work 25 years earlier. The journey not only becomes hilarious and emotionally perilous for the duo but also reveals a touching and quirky face-off between the American Doctor Who fans and Matthew himself. Q & A with filmmaker after film. Director: Vanessa Yuille, Matthew Jacobs Producer: Colin Vaines, Vanessa Yuille, Matthew Jacobs Writer: Vanessa Yuille, Matthew Jacobs Cast: Paul McGann, Eric Roberts, Daphne Ashbrook 2022 - United States DOCUMENTARIES Buying Her Buying Her is a documentary that tells the stories of men who buy sex, using first-hand interviews and cinematic vignettes of several “Johns” who talk about their first exposure to pornography as children and their first purchase of a woman as adults. “Buying Her” is a tale of lost innocence, obsession, downfall, and redemption. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Benjamin Nolot Producer: Benjamin Nolot, Morgan Perry, Ron Allchin Writer: Benjamin Nolot, Kenny Miracle 2022 - United States