NEWPORT BEACH, CA, April 21, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On Monday, April 29th 2013 the 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its Australian Spotlight, an evening celebration of Australian cinema and culture. The event will feature the West Coast Premiere of the highly anticipated film, Drift, followed by a festive post screening gala.
Drift is an action-packed ride that reflects the dynamic surf culture and spirit that is shared by Austrialia and southern Califoria. The film, based on a true story, follows two brothers (Absolut Vodka and Stella Artois Beer, 10 top Orange County restaurants serving signature tastings, multiple DJs and live entertainment. Select Fashion Island retail partners will offer special in-store promotions
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"The Festival continues a proud tradition of presenting the very best in Australian Cinema. Drift is an outstanding true-life story that is as beautiful as it is breathtaking - smart directing and great acting make this a must see of 2013" stated Gregg Schwenk, CEO of the Newport Beach Film Festival.
The Spotlight film will screen on Monday April 29th, 2013 - 7:30pm at the Regency Lido Theater (3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach, CA 92663). The post-screening celebration will take place at the Pacific Rim gala in the center of Fashion Island.
The evening will include hosted bar by Absolut Vodka and Stella Artois Beer, 10 top Orange County restaurants serving signature tastings, multiple DJs and live entertainment. Select Fashion Island retail partners will offer special in-store promotions and entertainment.
The Newport Beach Film Festival Australian Spotlight is supported by the American Australian Association, Australians in Film, AusFilm, World View Travel Company and the Australian Consulate-General Los Angeles.
Admission to the Australian Spotlight film and the post-screening party is $40.00. For ticket information and updates visit http://www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com
About The Newport Beach Film Festival
Celebrated as one of the leading film festivals in the United States, the Newport Beach Film Festival has evolved into a prestigious multicultural event, attracting over 53,000 attendees to Southern California. Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international film program, a forum for cultural understanding and enriching educational opportunities, the Festival focuses on showcasing a fresh and diverse collection of studio and independent films from around the globe. Located along the pristine Orange County coastline, the Newport Beach Film Festival offers attendees an optimal setting to experience filmmaking at its best. With its action packed slate of film screenings, red carpet galas, international spotlights, nightly receptions, compelling conversations with filmmakers, fashion shows, music performances and industry seminars, the Newport Beach Film Festival has quickly gained recognition among filmmakers and audiences worldwide. The 14th annual Newport Beach Film Festival runs April 25th - May 2nd, 2013 and will spotlight over 300 films from around the world. http://www.NewportBeachFilmFest.com
Quartararo & Associates (Q&A)
Australian Spotlight Event Contact:
Name: Damien Sotelo
Phone: (949) 463-2859
The Newport Beach Film Festival is a non profit organization that supports the global film community.
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