Other Venice Film Festival


Other Venice Film Festival Returns for its 20th Season: September 29-30, 2023 Opening Night Extravaganza Featuring "Trust In Love" and Special Musical Guest John Juan
Venice, California – The Other Venice Film Festival (OVFF) is set to make a triumphant return for its much-anticipated 20th season on September 29th . As a cherished community event, OVFF celebrates the artistic vitality and diversity of Venice, California, showcasing a vibrant selection of full-length features, short films, and animated works.
The festival kicks off its milestone 20th season on September 29th, with doors opening at 6:00 pm at the iconic Beyond Baroque located at 681 Venice Blvd. The festivities commence with a glamorous red carpet event at 7:00 pm, accompanied by live musical performances by the talented Chad Carrier in the enchanting garden setting. Attendees can also explore an art show featuring local artists before settling in for the captivating opening feature film, "Trust In Love." Directed by the acclaimed Mick Davis "Trust In Love" is a comedy that promises laughter, heart, and a touch of musical magic. The stellar cast includes Jimi Petulla (Reversal ) as "Mickey," Natasha Wilson (Once Upon a Time) as "Sofia," Miljenko Matijveic (Steelheart ) as "Emerson," Robby Krieger ( The Doors ) as "Robby," and Eric Roberts (Babylon, Runaway Train, Star 80) as "Stoogie Guru." The film follows Mickey Ferrera, a recording producer facing a career crisis, marital turmoil, and his sons personal journey. With courage and determination, Mickey embarks on a quest to "Trust In Love," aiming to salvage his family and create one last remarkable record.
Film enthusiasts can indulge in the cinematic experience either indoors in the theater or outdoors beneath the stars in the enchanting garden, as the film is screened simultaneously. Following the film screening, the night will be elevated by the melodic tunes of special musical guest John Juan, serenading the audience from 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm. Tickets for the captivating opening night are now available, offering a limited number of theater seating for $30.00 and outdoor garden seating for $25.00. Secure your spot by visiting eventbrite.com/othervenicefilmfestival or directly through othervenicefilmfestival.com. Act swiftly to ensure you do not miss this extraordinary cinematic experience.
Event Details: Date: September 29th, 2023 Time: Doors open at 6:00 pm Venue: Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 Contact: Reuben De La Casas, Event Director Phone: 310.806.2181 Email: othervenicefilms@gmail.com Website: othervenicefilmfestival.com
Join us as we commemorate the 20th season of the Other Venice Film Festival, a celebration of artistic creativity, diversity, and the enduring power of love. Let us come together and be part of this remarkable journey.
About Other Venice Film Festival: The Other Venice Film Festival is a nonprofit community event dedicated to showcasing the spirit, energy, and diversity of Venice, California, through an exceptional selection of full-length, short, and animated films. With two decades of nurturing cinematic artistry, OVFF stands as a testament to the enduring creativity and vibrancy of the local and global film industry.