If Sundance is too cold and Cannes is too far, the Newport Beach Film Festival may be just the ticket for film buffs. Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, the 15th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (NBFF) seeks to bring to the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Newport Beach for seven spectacular days, April 24 – May 1, 2014. The NBFF is committed to sharing a first-class international film program and a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, while focusing on showcasing a diverse collection of studio and independent films from around the globe.
Make your trip to this coastal paradise a “double feature” and enjoy fabulous post-film events nightly, from celebrity-studded red carpets, world-premieres, and galas, to fashion shows and lively entertainment. And, we’re sure that, between screenings, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy Newport Beach’s casual yet luxe resort setting complete with nine unique villages to explore, beautiful weather to spend time and play outdoors, gorgeous beaches, a sparkling harbor, world-class dining and shopping.