Highlights for Wednesday at the Newport Beach Film Festival:
Canadian drama by Jason Lapeyre and Robert Wilson about a “Lord of the Flies"-style conflict between neighborhood kids. 8:15 p.m.; Island Cinema 7.
Documentary by Lydia B. Smith about a group of pilgrims who attempt to cross northern Spain on foot. 2:30 p.m.; Island Cinema 7.
Comedy by Gary Entin about high school students navigating the world of campus cliques. 5:45 p.m.; Triangle Square Cinemas.
Comedy by Sophie Lellouche about a security alarm serviceman and a woman with a Woody Allen fixation. 7:30 p.m.; Triangle Square Cinemas.
On the Scene
Director Rafa Lara and cast members will attend the Mexican Spotlight screening of “Cinco de Mayo: The Battle.” 7:30 p.m.; Regency Lido Theatre.
Appearances are subject to change without notice.
Latino Showcase Party
The Latino Showcase party, hosted by HOY and OC Weekly, takes place from 10 p.m. to midnight outside Nordstrom, 901 Newport Center Drive, Fashion Island, Newport Beach. Guests will be treated to entertainment and hors d’oeuvres prepared by award-winning restaurants. Hosted bar by Stella Artois and Absolut.
Tickets are $40 for the party and any Latino Showcase film, $30 for the party only and $18 for a film only. Ages 21 and over only; cocktail attire with a coat or jacket is recommended, since the event is outdoors. For tickets, visit https://www.newportbeachfilmfest.com.
Source: Newport Beach Film Festival