Celebrated as one of the leading lifestyle film festivals in the United States, the 14th Annual Newport Beach Film Festival (http://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com) brings the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world to Newport Beach for eight spectacular days, April 25 – May 2, 2013.
New this year is the launch of the Festival’s Music Series, showcasing films centered on music. The Newport Beach Film Festival’s Music Film Series puts music center stage showcasing music videos, documentary, and narrative films propelled by music. Highlighting performances, historical headlines, struggling musicians and their unique stories, this growing series explores the binding relationship that links music and film. Two of the Music Film Series screenings will showcase documentaries on the Grammy Award-winning band, Green Day. It is expected that Green Day band members will appear at the Festival, as well.