2017 Audience Award Winners

Monkey Business: The Adventures
of the Curious George Creators

The Big Sick

2017 Best of Fest

Wind River

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Opening Night Film

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Opening Family Film

Centerpiece Film

Closing Night Film


Spotlight Films

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Feature Films | Documentary

Documentary Features Sponsored by

Feature Films | Narrative

Shorts Programs

Narrative Shorts: Through the Fire
Looking at life’s challenges.

Narrative Shorts: Feeling Connected
Exploring the universal desire to connect.

Documentary Shorts: Life Journeys
Five stories to tell, five journeys to share.

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Documentary Shorts: Reaching For the Stars
True stories about encountering the unexpected.

Animated Shorts
Some of the best in contemporary animation. Suitable for ages 12 and up.

Kids’ Shorts
Live action and animated stories for children 4 and up.

Special Screening | THE ILLUMINATION

Beach Screening | 30th Anniversary of LA BAMBA

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Free community event at Children’s Beach with live music, interview with LA BAMBA star Esai Morales, followed by screening.