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Ingrid Dodd, Joan Jet and Craig Weintraub pose for a photo-op at Third Annual Long Beach International Film Festival
Michelle Medoff, Miss Long Island (from Great Neck) and Sabrina Franza, Miss Teen Long Island (from Oceanside) pose for a photo-op at the Third Annual Long Beach International Film Festival
Actor John Thomassen poses for a photo-op at the Third Annual Long Beach International Film Festival
Pearl Running Deer and Actor Bill-Lee Lanndis pose for a photo-op at the Third Annual Long Beach International Film Festival
TV Host CognacWellerlane poses for a photo-op at the Third Annual Long Beach International Film Festival
Filmmakers from around the world celebrated the 3rd Annual Long Beach International Film Festival. The festival took place from July 30th through August 4th at local venues including the Madion Theater at Molloy College and The lavish Allegria Hotel.
I was happy to attend The event on Friday, August 1, "Shorts on the Beach," on the beach, with live music, a concert and a series of Short Films, including the winner of the 2013 Gold Coast International Film Festival, "Pigeon Impossible."
The Long Beach International Film Festival was founded to celebrate the art of storytelling through cinema. Presenting features, shorts, fiction and documentary format, the festival is commited to exhibiting films that convey fresh voices and differing perspectives. Their goal is that these programs will captivate, engage and enlighten audiences by providing invaluable exposure for filmmakers and present inspired entertainment for all ages.
Seeking out the best in international cinema, the Long Beach Film Festival presents the work of the world’s top filmmakers and fresh talent alike presenting more than fifty of the finest films from around the globe.
Celebrities that attended the event included: Rocker Chic Joan Jett, Chris Keanelly "True Detective", Jets star Wesley Walker, NY Giants star Leonard Marshall, Chris Monty "Mall Cop", Joey Kola, Michael Kenneth Williams "The Wire," Richard Pryor Jr., Raquel Castro, The Voice, Siobhan Magnus "American Idol," Robbie Rosen "American Idol," Miss Long Island Michelle Medoff, Miss Teen Long Island Sabrina Franza, DJ Chef "Cutthroat Kitchen" and comedian Jeffrey Gurian.
For more information please visit http://www.longbeachfilm.com
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