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Los Angeles Film Festival Calendar 2014 - Page 3 of 3

September through December 2014


Film Festivals September through December

Cinecon Classic Film Festival

A 5-day celebration of movies, specializing in rare, unusual and unjustly forgotten movies from the silent and early sound era. It features screenings of over 30 classic films, celebrity guests and film book and movie memorabilia shows. Most films are screened in 35mm and silent films include live piano accompaniment.
When: Labor Day Weekend
Where:The Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, LA 90028; Banquet and film book and Memorabilia Shows are at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel.
Info: www.cinecon.org

Los Angeles International Short Film Festival

This is the largest short film festival in the world. The festival screens over 400 short films with informational panel discussions, workshops, and a development market.
When: September
Where: ArcLight Cinemas, 6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood
Info: 323-851-9100, www.lashortsfest.com

Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival

An annual showcase of films by Brazilian filmmakers, and films that showcase Brazil.
When: September
Where: Landmark Theatres
Info: www.labrff.com

Cambodia Town Film Festival

The Cambodia Town Film Festival in Long Beach focuses on Cambodian filmmakers located around the world.
When: September
Where: Art Theatre, 2025 East 4th Street, Long Beach
Info: cambodiatownfilmfestival.com

Arpa International Film Festival

With Armenian-American roots, this festival has "a mission to cultivate cultural understanding and global empathy, creating a dynamic forum for international cinema with a special focus on the work of filmmakers who explore the issues of Diaspora, exile and multi-multiculturalism."
When: September
Where: Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood, 6712 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
Info: affma.org

Santa Catalina Film Festival

The Santa Catalina Film Festival on Catalina Island is a general subjects festival covering all genres, but also includes a sub-festival on conservation celebrating "filmmakers dedicated to promoting their goal of protecting, restoring, and experiencing the power of nature."
When: September
Where: The Avalon Theatre and multiple other venues on Catalina Island
Info: catalinafilm.org

Burbank International Film Festival

The Burbank Film Festival is a socially and environmentally conscious film festival. Human, animal, and environmental causes are core subjects the festival. The festival highlights filmmakers that shed light on important issues that impact our world and features a Socially Conscious category.
When: September
Where: AMC Town Center 6 (770 North 1st Street), Burbank, CA
Info: www.burbankfilmfestival.org, (310) 749-6942

SoCal Independent Film Festival

The event awards independent films and screenplays, and features speakers, workshops, Q&As and panel discussions.
When: October
Where:Huntington Beach, CA
Info: 323-851-9100, www.socalfilmfest.com

Los Angeles Irish Film Festival

A celebration of Irish films at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica.
When: September
Where: Director's Guild of America, 7920 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Info: www.lairishfilm.com

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles

Presentation of films made by Polish filmmakers with English subtitles. There will also be opportunities to meet with the filmmakers and actors.
When: October
Where: Laemmle's Sunset 5, 800 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood
Info: 818-982-8827, www.polishfilmla.org

The Other Venice Film Festival (OVFF)

A competition for features, shorts and docs, experimental films and music videos, youth, political and women director films. The festival includes an filmmaker discussions, art and architecture installations, DJs and Bands.
When: October
Where: Beyond Baroque Theater, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice Ca,90291
Info: othervenicefilmfestival.com

La Femme International Film Festival

LA Femme International Film Festival focuses on platforming women filmmakers creating a festival that showcases and celebrates commercially viable films written, directed, or produced by women. When: October
Where: LA Live Regal Cinemas, 1000 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Info: 310-441-1645, www.lafemme.org

BelAir Film Festival

A festival of independent and international films.
When: October
Where: Hammer Museum at UCLA, UCLA Film School James Bridges Theater, USC Ray Stark Family Theater
Info: www.belairfilmfestival.com

Screamfest LA

A film festival devoted to the best in horror and sci-fi movies. It focuses primarily on independent films.
When: October
Where: TBA
Info: screamfestla.com, 310-358-3273

Hollywood Film Festival

Week-long international film festival with a star-studded awards ceremony in Hollywood.
When: October
Where: ArcLight Cinemas, 6360 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood
Info: hollywoodfest.com

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF)

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is a ten-day event held at the historic Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, home of the American Cinematheque. The festivities begin with the premiere presentation of an award-winning film, followed by a gala where attendees feast and make merry in an ambiance inspired by the presented film, and dance into the night to the rhythm of a live band.
When: October
Where: Various locations, Hollywood
Info: 323-469-1074, www.latinofilm.org

Hollywood Black Film Festival

A showcase for the work of Black filmmakers, includes HBFF Film Financing and distribution Summit.
When: October
Where: The Montalban, 1615 Vine Street, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Info: www.hbff.org

Marina Del Rey Film Festival

A general interest film festival in Marina del Rey.
When: October
Where: Burton Chase Park in Marina del Rey, CA
Info: mdrfilmfestival.com

San Pedro International Film Festival

This international festival celebrates the diversity of cultural voices in San Pedro and around the world.
When: October
Where: Multiple venues, San Pedro, CA
Info: www.spiffest.org

Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival

Two weekends of free screenings of over 150 short films from around the world made for children and teens.
When: Varies, Oct or Nov thru January
Where: LA County Museum of Art and other venues
Info: www.lachildrensfilm.org

Zed Fest: Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

A Film Festival and Screenplay Competition that encourages and supports low budget independent and amateur filmmakers & screenwriters who work in the zombie, horror, science fiction, and action genres.
When: November
Where: NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood
Info: (818) 861-9656, www.zedfest.org

The International Family Film Festival

This is a screenplay competition and a reading of finalist scripts with workshops and mentoring of screenwriters, culminating in a day-long pitch festival and final awards ceremony.
When: November
Where: Raleigh Studios, Hollywood, CA
Info: 661-257-3131, www.iffilmfest.org

All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival

A film festival focused on movies about all kinds of sports and competitions.
When: November
Where: El Portal Theater, North Hollywood, CA
Info: www.allsportslafilmfest.com

Red Nations Film Festival

A film festival that showcases the work of American Indian filmmakers and break stereotypes of American Indians in film.
When: November
Where: various locations
Info: rednationfilmfestival.com

AFI Fest

The longest running film festival in LA, AFI Fest shows over 100 films from all over the world for 10 days every November.
When: November
Where: See website for venue
Info: www.afi.com

International Student Film Festival Hollywood

The International Student Film Festival Hollywood offers student filmmakers from all over the world a unique opportunity to gain the recognition of film industry leaders, creating career development opportunities in their home countries as well as in the United States.
When: November
Where: NOHO Arts District, North Hollywood
Info: 818-506-1066, www.isffhollywood.org

My Hero Film Festival

The My Hero Film Festival celebrates the best of humanity through short films from around the world. It includes categories from elementary school to professional.
When: December
Where: University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, University Park, LA
Info: www.myhero.com/films

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