January 28th, 2016
5 Must-See Flicks at The Newport Beach Film Festival From Action Sports to Music, Travel and More... Your Guide to the Latest Indie Movies
1. Isolated -Justin Le Pera 2013
5:30 PM Sat, Apr 27 The Triangle Theater
A group of merciless surfers and modern day explorers embark on a journey to search for one of the world’s last undiscovered waves in the journalist dead zone island of New Guinea
2. Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings -Tadashi Nakamura 2012
2:00 PM Sun, Apr 28 The Triangle
Through intimate conversations with Jake Shimabukuro who expresses strong attachment to Hawaii, its aloha spirit having taught him to use his instrument for good. It is this spirit that he brings to his life and music, continuing to believe that _””the ukulele is the instrument of peace. And if everyone played the ukulele, he says, “”the world would be a better place”
3. Drift -Ben Nott, Morgan O’Neill 2013
7:30 PM Monday, April 29th Regency Lido Theater
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. 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?
4. Anything Sing -Kai Neville, Victor Pakpour 201
8:00 PM Thu, May 02 Lido Regency Theater
Everything around us blinks, rings, sings, shouts, distracts, vibrates, reminds, likes, comments and downloads. The chaos and beauty of the world is overshadowed by technological distractions and tweets that possess no lasting significance outside the screen they’re displayed.
5. Discovering Mavericks -Joshua Pomer 2013
8:30 PM Tue, Apr 30 Lido Regency Theater
The true story of the surfers who conquered Mavericks and lived to tell about it.
See more information about all Action Sports Films at The 2013 Newport Beach Film Festival