86 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL | OCTOBER 13-20, 2022 DOCUMENTARIES Lovely Jackson Ricky Jackson, America’s longest wrongfully held exonerated prisoner, returns to the prison where his 39-year journey of survival began and guides his younger self from death row to freedom. A true story about the triumph of hope, forgiveness, and perseverance. Director: Matt Waldeck Producer: Rickey Jackson, Matt Waldeck Writer: Rickey Jackson, Matt Waldeck Cast: Rickey Jackson, Mario Beverly, Devito Parker Jr. 2021 - United States DOCUMENTRY FILMS Possible Selves Possible Selves follows Alex and Mia, two teenagers in foster care, as they pursue college dreams while struggling to choose between their biological and foster families. Q & A with cast and crew after screening. Director: Shaun Kadlec Producer: Jamie Wolf, Bill Resnick, Shaun Kadlec 2022 - United States Quintessentially British A feature documentary celebrating everything great and British. Director: Frank Mannion Producer: Frank Mannion, Oxana Popkova Writer: Frank Mannion Cast: Ian McKellen, Judi Dench 2022 - United Kingdom Still Working 9 To 5 When the highest grossing comedy, 9 to 5, starring Jane Fonda, Dolly Parton, Dabney Coleman and Lily Tomlin, exploded on the cinema screens in 1980, the laughs hid a serious message about women in the office. Still Working 9 to 5 explores why workplace inequality 40 years later is no longer a laughing matter. Director: Camille Hardman, Gary Lane Producer: Camille Hardman, Gary Lane Executive Producer: Larry Lane, Geralyn White Dreyfous, Regina K. Scully, Steve Summers, Shane McAnally Cast: Jane Fonda, Allison Janney, Lily Tomlin Cinematographer: Brian Tweedt Editor: Oreet Rees, Elisa Bonora 2022 - United States