Other Venice Film Festival
Celebrates Local Artists and Films for Its 16th Season
Venice, CA, October 4th, 2019 The Other Venice Film Festival (OVFF), a community event dedicated to screening full-length, short and animated films that embody the spirit, energy and diversity of Venice, returns for its 16th season. The festival will run from Friday, October 4th, to Saturday, October 5th, with opening-night feature film "The girl from Provence' also appearances by Chad Carrier and MrVampire
The 2019 OVFF, taking place at the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice, will feature filmmakers, panel discussions, local artist and parties. On Friday, there will be a screening of Feature Film The Girl From Provence.
Saturday features include multiple screenings of documentaries, shorts and special screenings from The Youth Film Series. That evening at Beyond Baroque, there will be a world premiere screening of the Feature Documentary Johnny Thunders . In addition,artist TBA will also have his work on display at the Beyond Baroque.
The event closes on Saturday October 5th with a Venice Duck beer garden and an awards ceremony with a live performance by Looner before Awards & closing ceremonies a Live performance by TBA free to the public.
The spirit of the festival is rooted in the Venice community and celebrates the passion of local artists while embracing the talent of international filmmakers, said Reuben De La Casas, founder of the festival. (The caliber of international filmmakers attending the festival this year is something not many other film festivals of our size can take pride in. I am excited to watch the festival as it continues to grow each year.)
Some of past year sponsors include Stella Artois, and Doritos, which is in its second year of sponsorship for its (Crash the Super Bowl) contest, which receives submissions from both professional and amateur filmmakers for the chance to win $1 million and have their commercial appear during the Super Bowl. More information can be found on doritos.com.
Tickets for the festival are $15.00 per screening and $35.00 for Opening Night. For a full schedule of film screenings, to get more information about each film or to purchase tickets, visit www.othervenicefilmfestival.com.
681 Venice Blvd Venice,CA 90291 For further information, contact: Reuben Da La Casas