Newport Beach Film Festival

March 29, 2001

A schedule of events through April 5. Unless otherwise marked, all

films will be shown at Edwards Island 7 Cinemas, 999 Newport Center

Drive, Newport Beach, and are $5. Tickets are available by calling (888)

464-2468 or at o7


7 p.m.

The Sting


o7 United Statesf7 , 1973

Producer: Tony Bill, Robert L. Crawford

Director: George Roy Hill

Screenwriters: David S. Ward, David W. Maurer

Cast: Robert Redford, Paul Newman, Robert Shaw, Charles Durning, Ray

Walston, Eileen Brennan, Harold Gould, John Heffernan, Dana Elcar, Jack

Kehoe, Dimitra Arliss, Robert Earl Jones, Sally Kirkland

Running time: 129:00

o7 Winner of seven Academy Awards in 1973, "The Sting" reunites

Robert Redford, Paul Newman and director George Roy Hill for a story

about two con men who swindle a racketeer out of a small fortune and, at

the same time, avenge the death of a friend.

f7 * Film will be shown at Edwards Big Newport. Opening night gala

will be held at 9 p.m. at the Newport Marriott. $75. Black tie optional.


11 a.m.

Terminal Rite (Rito Terminal)

o7 Mexico, 1999f7

Producer: Milt Valdez Salazar

Director: Oscar Urrutia Lazo

Screenwriter: Oscar Urrutia Lazo

Cast: Angeles Cruz, Guillermo Larrea, Guillermo Rios, Soledad Ruiz,

Rafael Valazco

Running time: 100:00

o7 After leaving the native community where he has been documenting

local rituals, a photographer has several strange experiences. He returns

to the community to seek answers. f7

11:30 a.m.

An Unfinished Symphony

o7 United States, 2001

f7 Producer: Bestor Cram

Directors: Bestor Cram, Mike Majoros

Running time: 59:00

o7 Set over Memorial Day 1971, "Unfinished Symphony" depicts

Operation POW, which captured the nation's attention when an instance of

civil disobedience resulted in more than 400 veterans and townspeople

being incarcerated in the town's garage.


1:30 p.m.


o7 United States, 2000f7

Producer: Debbon Ayer

Director: Rob Morrow

Screenwriter: Rob Morrow

Running time: 98:00

o7 A sculptor with Tourette's syndrome finds himself in the middle of

a love triangle that starts when his best friend abandons his longtime

and, unbeknownst to him, pregnant girlfriend.f7

2 p.m.

Short Films: Action In My Shorts

Dinner Time

Director: Benjamin Goldsmith

Running time: 13:22o7 A mysterious desert outlaw terrorizes a small

town whenever he rides through. No morsel of food is safe. Try to stop

him? He stops you. Today, however, he might just meet his match.



Director: Chris Mancini

Running time: 13:00

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