Newport Beach Film Festival 2013: Film Screenings and Parties
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The last date listed for Newport Beach Film Festival 2013 was Wednesday May 1, 2013 / 7:30pm (Cinco de Mayo).
The film screening is for all ages, although it is intended for older audiences. You must be at least 21 years of age to attend the party.
Cocktail attire is suggested. Since this is an outdoor event, a coat or jacket is recommended.
The after-parties for both film swill be held at: Fashion Island, Newport Beach, CA 92660
*Drift – Australian Spotlight 2013
Monday, April 29th, 2013 – 7:30PM *
Australia, 1970′s. The Kelly brothers, Andy and Jimmy, have one great passion: riding big waves. As kids, their mother escaped from Sydney to Margaret River, a sleepy coastal town with some of the world’s most challenging and dangerous waves. For the next 12 years, the boys perfected their surfing skills, always searching for the perfect ride. Free-spirited Jimmy is a gifted surfer and innovator but he starts to slip toward a life of crime to help the family out of debt. Andy makes a big decision. Quitting a stable job, he bets on Jimmy’s surf inventions and his own business skills and launches a backyard surf gear business. They rethink board design, craft homemade wetsuits and sell their merchandise out of their van, but after they get mixed up with a local drug dealer, will they see everything they’ve built fall apart?
*Cinco de Mayo: The Battle (Cinco de Mayo, La Batalla) – Mexican Spotlight 2013
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 – 7:30PM
On May 5th, 1862, a small battalion of Mexican soldiers put their lives on the line against the world’s largest and most powerful army in one legendary battle for freedom and for Mexico. Cinco de Mayo: The Battle chronicles the bravery of a people pushed to the limit in the fight for their nation, their families, and their pride. When the unbeatable French army invades Mexico to set up a monarchy, General Ignacio Zaragoza must defend the city of Puebla, commanding an outnumbered troop of poorly armed men.