The Other Venice Film Festival: October 12-14!


The Other Venice Film Festival, dedicated to screening full-length, short and animated films that embody the spirit, energy and diversity of Venice Beach, returns for its ninth season featuring more than 60 filmmakers from ten countries on October 12th-14th!

Other Venice Film Festival

Tickets are now available through The Other Venice Film Festival website or by phone at 310.463-0275. Based on availability, tickets will also be sold the day of at the door. All of the screenings and events will be held at Beyond Baroque (681 Venice Blvd).

Schedule of events:

Opening Night Friday, October 12, 2012: Bree Walker Red Carpet
6pm: Doors open. Live band performance by Natural Hi-Fi
8pm: World premiere of “Ballad Of Danko Jones” opening (short film) starring Elijah Wood,Ralph Macchio, Selma Blair, Lemmy Kimster and Jena Malone

Underbelly Blues Starring, Elizabeth Croydon,Seamus Reed,Marc Hatchell, Nathan Hurd; Tarantino Production (feature)

Q & A with the Filmmakers

10pm: Opening Party with DJ Michael Stackhouse, live performance art, food and libations from the great chefs of Venice in Outdoor Patio.

Saturday, October 13, 2012
10am: Youth Short Film Section
1pm: World Premieres of The Predator’s Returns (Short) Warren Steven’s Tribute Series
2pm: World Premiere No Body’s Child, Troy Naked Boy’s Dances & Chick Flick,Spirit & Diversity Series (Alternative Film)
4:30pm: World Premiere Roadmap to Apartheid Feature Film Political Section
6:30pm: World Premiere Bring on the Mountain Rocumentary( Danko Jones)
9pm: Music Video Series; The Me, Albino Rain Drop World Premiere and Live performance by Venice Rock Star Stevie Starlight.

Brendan Benson (Raconteurs) singer/songwriter toured the United States backed by musicians Brad Pemberton (The Pinkhearts, Ryan Adams), and Jonathan Auer and Ken Stringfellow of The Posies/Big Star. (AFTERPARTY INSIDE/OUTSIDE screening)

Sunday October 14th:

1p World Premieres of The Predator’s Returns (Short) Warren Steven’s Tribute Series
2:30pm: World Premiere International Short Film Series
6pm: Trailer Park Jesus Feature in Competition
8pm: Out Door Screening: “ Intercontinental Challenge” is a documentary on the world’s first attempted intercontinental flight by piloted jet-wing – between Africa and Europe over the North Atlantic Ocean. Free To The Public

9pm: Abbot Awards Awards Ceremony & Closing Party FREE to the public!

Live performance by local band SHIP OF RISING SUN