At the Festival: Saturday

Highlights for Saturday at the Newport Beach Film Festival:

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Comedy by Zack Bernbaum about an advertising executive who wakes up in the hospital speaking nothing but corporate slogans. 8:30 p.m.; Island Cinema 7.

Stuck in Love

Josh Boone's character study about a struggling author's personal life. 8:30 p.m.; Triangle Square Cinemas.

The Searchers

John Ford's classic 1956 Western starring John Wayne as a shady man on a quest to rescue his niece. Noon; Island Cinema 7.

Greetings from Tim Buckley

Daniel Algrant's drama about the iconic musician and his son, Jeff Buckley. 3 p.m.; Triangle Square Cinemas.


On the Scene

Actor Simon Helberg and director Jocelyn Towne attend the world premiere of the drama "I Am I." 8 p.m.; Triangle Square Cinemas.

Cast and crew will attend the Yale in Cinema Spotlight screenings of "The Discoverers" (5:30 p.m.; Island Cinema 7) and "Lost on Purpose" (8:15 p.m.; Island Cinema 7).

Appearances are subject to change without notice.


Centerpiece Party

The Saturday Night Centerpiece party, hosted by Locale Magazine, takes place at Equinox, 1980 Main St., Irvine. Guests will be treated to entertainment and hors d'oeuvres prepared by award-winning Newport Beach restaurants. Hosted bar by Stella Artois and Absolut.

Tickets are $45 for the party and any Saturday Night Centerpiece film, $30 for the party only and $18 for a film only. Ages 21 and over only; cocktail attire is recommended. For tickets, visit

Source: Newport Beach Film Festival

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