Special Screenings and Events
Sunday October 28
7:00pm Patagonia Presents their NEW film GROUNDSWELL – Matilija Auditorium
What will happen to the unspoiled coastline in British Columbia if the Northern Gateway tar sands oil pipeline is
built? More than you might think. Set sail with Raincoast Conservation Foundation, Patagonia and Woodshed
Films for an exploratory surf trip along British Columbia’s unspoiled west coast. While searching for waves,
the crew documents what would be threatened if the Northern Gateway tar sands oil pipeline is built." Poster photos: (surf) Dean Azim; (bears) Ian McAllister
Thursday October 25
7:00pm FREE COMMUNITY SCREENING - Yellow Submarine
Libbey Bowl - Special guest appearance – Original animator
Hosted by Ojai Community Bank
Friday October 26
8:00pm - MINDS IN THE WATER - Screening - Art Center Theater
Minds in the Water is a feature-length documentary following the quest of professional surfer Dave Rastovich and his friends to protect dolphins, whales and the oceans they all share. Through Dave and his friends' journey—a five-year adventure spanning the globe from Australia to the Galapagos, Tonga, California, Alaska and Japan—we see one surfer's quest to activate his community to help protect the ocean and it's inhabitants from the threats of commercial slaughter and pollution.
Saturday October 27
10:00am - SEADRIFT vs. THE BIG GUY – Screening – Art Center Theater
‘Big Guy’ Jeff McAdams will be present at the screening
12:30pm - CLICK, Stop Motion Festival - Screening - Art Center Theater
9 Inspiring and Award Winning Stop Motion Short Films from around the Globe
Presented by Emmy and three Annie award winner director/producer Jamie Caliri and Dragonframe Software
2:00pm - RUNNING WITH DEMONS - Screening – Art Center Theater
Running with Demons is the story of Todd Crandell: a man who for thirteen years of his young life, battled through severe alcohol and drug addictions, precipitated by the loss of his mother to suicide. Destitute and homeless, Todd began a new journey taking him across the globe competing in the extremes of all endurance races: the 2001 Ironman™ in New Zealand. But unbeknownst to Todd, crossing the finish line would become more symbolic than just finishing a race. It would change his life, and the lives of others.
3:30pm - International Cinematographers Guild Presents - The 16th Annual Emerging Cinematographer Awards
- Art Center Theater
Screening of award winning short films representing the works of ten cinematographers who have been honored by the International Cinematographers Guild as the top emerging cinematographers of 2012.
8:00pm - Laemmle Theaters Presents DORFMAN -
IN THIS ROMANTIC COMEDY ABOUT THE CAPACITY TO CHANGE, DRAB
DEB DORFMAN IS UPROOTED FROM SUBURBIA AND TRANSFORMED BY
ADVENTURES IN NEWLY REVITALIZED DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES.
Starring Sara Rue and Elliott Gould. Directed by Brad Leong.
Q&A with writer Wendy Kout following the screening
ENRICHING THE HUMAN SPIRIT
8:00pm - ELEVATE FILMS PRESENTS HAPPY– Matilija Auditorium
Mikki Willis of Elevate Films will present and moderate the Q & A with Roko Belic.
A film by Roko Belic, director of the Academy Award® nominated “Genghis Blues”, sets out to answer the question what makes us happy. Taking us from the bayous of Louisiana to the deserts of Namibia, from the beaches of Brazil to the villages of Okinawa, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
Elevate Films is a globally known full service film production company that focuses on conscious films, media, and entertainment.
Sunday October 28
12:00pm - SHOWING UP, A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE AUDITION Screening - Art Center Theater
In this documentary, an all star cast of actors including, Nathan Lane, Sam Rockwell,
BD Wong, Bill Irwin, Kristin Chenoweth, Eli Wallach and playwright Terrence McNally
reflect on what the audition process is and means to them, how they prepare and how
they keep going back. Directed by Riad Galayini and James Morrison
1:00pm - ACCIDENTAL ICON: THE REAL GIDGET STORY Screening - Playhouse Theater
Explores the real life of Kathy Kohner Zuckerman whose childhood exploits in the 1950's in Malibu were captured in the pop-culture "Gidget" book, films and TV show.
Kathy Kohner Zuckerman will be attending a "surf" reception following the screening and will be doing a book signing.
Advance Tickets May Be Purchased