June 19, 2024 #1 Local News, Forum, Information and Event Source for Venice Beach, California.

The Other Venice Film Festival 2009

The Other Venice Film Festival

The Sixth Annual Other Venice Film Festival begins this Thursday, October 15th and runs through the weekend. Screenings will be held at SPARC at 685 Venice Blvd, Digital Domain at 300 Rose Ave and Beyond Baroque at 681 Venice Blvd.

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

The 2009 Program is as follows:

THURSDAY, OCT 15 :: LOCAL Spotlight

SPARC Theater
6:30p – Doors Open
6:30p – 7:00p – Cocktail Party
7:00p – 7:30p – “Mattress Hustle” (Q & A w/ Filmmakers)
7:30p – 9:30p – “The Poker House” (Q & A w/ Lori Petty)
9:30p – 10:00p – After Party



FRIDAY, OCT 16 :: MAVERICK Spotlight

SPARC Theater
6:30p – Doors Open
6:30p – 7:30p – Cocktail Party
7:30p – 8:30p – “Unconquered” (Q & A w/ Filmmakers)
8:30p – 10:30p – “The Doors” (TBA: Q & A w/ Val Kilmer)
10:30p – 12:00a – After Party w/ Live Music – SugarBitch

SATURDAY, OCT 17
SPARC Theater
11:00a – 12:00p – YOUTH FILM SERIES #1
12:00p – 2:00p – “Jesse’s Story” – DOCUMENTARY
2:00p – 3:00p – POLITICAL FILM SERIES #1
3:00p – 5:00p – “More Than Skin Deep” – DOCUMENTARY
5:00p – 7:00p – “34th and Park” – DOCUMENTARY
7:00p – 8:00p – INTERMISSION – Cocktail Party
8:00p – 10:00p – “Bicycle After Death” + Music Videos
10:00p – 12:00a – After Party w/ Live Music – House of Rising Sun

Digital Domain
11:00a – 12:30p – SHORTS BLOCK #1
12:30p – 2:00p – FESTIVAL FAVORITES #1 – “A Quiet Little Marriage” (F)
2:00p – 3:30p – SHORTS BLOCK #2
3:00p – 5:00p – HOME GROWN SERIES – “Winning the Peace” (S) / “Vicious Cycle” (F)
5:00p – 6:00p – CELEBRITY SHORT – “The Butler’s In Love” (Q & A w/ David Arquette)

Beyond Baroque
11:00a – 12:30p – SHORTS BLOCK #5
12:30p – 1:30p – “LITTLE ITALY” BLOCK – “Tortinato” (S) / “Calzone” (S) / “Half” (S)
1:30p – 3:00p – SURREAL FEATURE – “The Memory Thief” (F)
3:00p – 4:00p – DOCUMENTARY (1 hour)
4:00p – 6:00p – “L.A. LEGEND” BLOCK – “Amazing Grace” (S) / “13 Love Stories” (F)


SUNDAY, OCT 18

Digital Domain
11:00a – 12:30p – SHORTS BLOCK #4
12:30p – 2:00p – FESTIVAL FAVORITES #2
2:00p – 4:00p – SCI – FI BLOCK – “Ice Box” (S) / “Simulacrum” (S) / “End of the Earth” (F)
4:00p – 6:00p – “LUV SUX” BLOCK – “In Search of a Midnight Kiss” (F)

SPARC Theater
11:00a – 12:00p – POLITICAL FILM SERIES #2
12:00p – 1:30p – SHORTS BLOCK #2 (Repeat)
2:00p – 4:00p – “How I Got Lost” – FEATURE FILM

Beyond Baroque
12:30p – 2:00p – YOUTH FILM SERIES #2
2:00p – 3:00p – SHORTS BLOCK #3
3:00p – 5:00p – LOOKING FOR LOVE – “Rachel” (S) / “Venice Beach Sushi” (S) / “How I Got Lost” (F)
5:00p – 6:00p – LOCAL VENICE DOCUMENTARY (1 hour)
6:00p – 6:30p – ABBOT AWARDS CEREMONY / CLOSING PARTY

SHORTS BLOCKS
SHORTS BLOCK #1 – “SPACED OUT”

* INTRO: You Gotta Start Somewhere / Slideshow
* Freiheit
* El Ojo Uncico
* Broadcast 23
* Pigeon Impossible
* MeaNiX
* Skylight
* The Sitdown
* True Beauty This Night
* Walk
* Fits & Starts

SHORTS BLOCK #2 – “RENEGADES”

* INTRO: You Gotta Start Somewhere / Slideshow
* The Discipline of D.E.
* Tom Hits His Head
* The Nice Girl
* Battleship
* Short Term 12
* Second Place
* The Next Stop
* Cher Papa

SHORTS BLOCK #3 – “ABRA-CADAVERS”

* INTRO: You Gotta Start Somewhere / Slideshow
* Vincent (Dir: Tim Burton)
* Down a Dark Chimney
* Deacon’s Mondays
* Family History
* Vessel Wrestling
* Repaired
* Loom
* Manifestations
* Whitebread & Goatman

SHORTS BLOCK #4 – “WEDGIETOWN”
o INTRO: You Gotta Start Somewhere / Slideshow
o Feelings
o 25 Ways to Die
o Pocket Full of Gold
o Max & Helena
o Round Trip
o The Order
o Words Unspoken

SHORTS BLOCK #5 – “YOUNG & STUPID”
o INTRO: You Gotta Start Somewhere / Slideshow
o The New Brad
o What’s Wrong With This Picture
o In Fidelity
o Without
o Mind the Gap
o Old Grace
o Youngster
o Love Thy Brother

Related Posts

Los Angeles Experience Gifts for People Who Don’t Want More Clutter

May 15, 2024

May 15, 2024

Just like you, most gift recipients in Los Angeles don’t want more stuff. The Los Angeles experience gifts on this...

California: Pioneering the Future of Online and Digital Payments

January 11, 2024

January 11, 2024

In the fast-paced digital economy of the 21st century, California has emerged as a powerhouse in the realm of online...

A Guide to the Current Gambling Situation in Canada

January 1, 2024

January 1, 2024

For centuries, gambling has woven itself into the fabric of human culture; in recent years–marking an era where evolution pervades...

Smart Strategies to Save Money in Your Entertainment Budget

December 30, 2023

December 30, 2023

Many individuals and families in today’s fast-paced world share a common goal: finding ways to save money. The entertainment budget...

California’s top sports teams.

December 1, 2023

December 1, 2023

California is known worldwide for a multitude of exciting things. They’re known for their incredible beaches, glorious sunshine, and fabulous...

Your Lucky Numbers: Six Tips Towards Lottery Success

November 30, 2023

November 30, 2023

Have you ever wondered how people win money from the lottery? They may not always hit the jackpot, but they...

Five different ways to unwind.

October 1, 2023

October 1, 2023

Modern life is always busy and it can feel like your to-do list is never ending. When you’re not working,...

Over Half of Short-Term Rentals Advertised in LA Don’t Comply With City’s Home Sharing Ordinance

April 4, 2023

April 4, 2023

Better Neighbors LA report highlights the inadequacies of enforcement measures for short-term rentals in Los Angeles, calling for increased regulation...

Venice Beach Attempted Murder Suspect Arrested in West Virginia

December 22, 2022

December 22, 2022 1

Brandon Manyo Dixon arrest in West Virginia By Sam Catanzaro A man has been arrested for the attempted murder of...

The Current Gambling Situation in California

December 1, 2022

December 1, 2022

Here’s what to know about everything from online casinos to betting in the state. In the U.S., gambling is a...

Cancer Cartel Provides Financial Help To Cancer Patients

November 16, 2022

November 16, 2022 2

Cancer Cartel is helping cancer patients focus on their treatment, not the financial stress of living with a diagnosis. Learn...

100 Miles of Bus-Only Lanes Within Five Years on City Council Plans

October 17, 2022

October 17, 2022

L.A’s public transportation network is known for being slow due to traffic congestion. A new motion by L.A. City Council...

What Is the Most Effective Way to Sell a Used Car?

October 6, 2022

October 6, 2022

It’s no secret that selling a used car can be difficult. You have to find the right buyer, negotiate a...

How Do I Know What Types of Commercial Trucking Insurance Coverage I Need?

October 1, 2022

October 1, 2022

Running a small trucking company is expensive. You must comply with many rules set forth by the Federal Motor Carriers...