681 Venice Bl., Venice, 90291
6:00pm to 10:00pm
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 eleventh season. The festival will run from Friday, October 10, to Sunday, October 12, with opening night appearances by Michelle Rodriguez and Rie Rasmussen of 1%ERS.
The 2014 OVFF, taking place at the Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center in Venice will feature more than 50 filmmakers, panel discussions, local artists, contests and parties. On Friday, there will be a screening of 1%ERS starring Michelle Rodriguez and Rie Rasmussen with a Q-and-A with director Francesca de Sola to follow. Friday will also open with the world premiere of the feature film Freedumb, a documentary directed by local Venice residents Laura Rudich and Sean Vanloozen.
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 music video “Never Never” by Korn as well as a live performance by Musciens Sans Frontieres, last year’s winning music video recipient. In addition, Irish artist Gary Palmer will also have his work on display at the Beyond Baroque. The event closes on Sunday with a Stella Artois beer garden and an awards ceremony.
Tickets for the festival are $10.00 per screening and $30.00 for the Stella Artois–sponsored beer garden. For a full schedule of film screenings, to get more information about each film or to purchase tickets, visit www.othervenicefilmfestival.com.
110 E. 22nd St., San Pedro, 90731
(OCT. 25-26) STEAM Carnival is a unique, high-energy event featuring tech-infused game attractions and carnival-inspired entertainment to thrill, amuse, and reimagine the way we learn. Join the many who have entered the Two Bit Circus workshop and been amazed by its creations!
The Los Angeles STEAM Carnival debuts October 25-26, 2014 from 11am-7pm at CRAFTED at The Port of LA.