Newport Beach Film Festival To Showcase An Exclusive Screening Of Chinese Cinema

Festival Will Spotlight the Southern California Premiere of Chinese film 'ONE SECOND' followed by a Pacific Rim Gala
Newport Beach Film Festival - Chines Spotlight
Newport Beach Film Festival - Chines Spotlight
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - Oct. 27, 2021 - PRLog -- Tonight the 22nd Annual Newport Beach Film Festival will present its Chinese Spotlight, an evening celebration of Chinese cinema and culture. The event will feature the Southern California Premiere of the highly anticipated film, 'ONE SECOND' ('YI MIAO ZHONG') followed by a festive Pacific Rim Showcase Celebration.

A beautiful, moving and deeply personal homage to the redemptive power of cinema, 'ONE SECOND' ('YI MIAO ZHONG') follows a prisoner who escapes from a labor camp in China during the Cultural Revolution, risking everything in his search for a stolen film reel in which his long-lost daughter appears for one second. Soon he encounters a thief, an orphaned girl, haunted by her own terrible loss. Directed by Yimou Zhang, this film stars Yi Zang and Wei Fan.

"The Festival continues a proud tradition of presenting the very best in Chinese Cinema.  We are extremely honored to have 'ONE SECOND' ('YI MIAO ZHONG') as our 2021 Chinese Spotlight film," stated Gregg Schwenk, CEO of the Newport Beach Film Festival.

The Chinese Spotlight film will screen on Wednesday, October 27th, 2021 at 8:15 pm at The Triangle Starlight Cinemas (1870 Harbor Boulevard in Costa Mesa, CA 92627). Following the screening, the Festival will host the annual Pacific Rim Gala at 10:00 pm at Time Nightclub (1875 Newport Blvd B245, Costa Mesa, CA 92627).

The evening will feature hosted bars by Tito's Handmade Vodka, signature tastings from top Orange County restaurants, DJ and live entertainment.

Admission to the Chinese Spotlight Film and Pacific Rim Gala is $40.

Admission to Pacific Rim Gala Only is $30.00 / Film Screening Only is $20.00.

The minimum age for Gala attendees is 21 years old.

Attire: Cocktail/Club Chic

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