April 23rd-30th, 2020, (event rescheduled due to concerns with COVID-19 ) August 6-13, 2020 the 21st Annual Newport Beach Film Festival will showcase over 350 films from across the globe to host a wide array of multicultural activities. Each year the Festival host nightly International Spotlight Events.
The French Spotlight is part of the European Showcase that includes three other countries (Ireland, Italy, and Germany). This event will pay homage to the film industry and celebrate the extensive French history and culture whose influence has inspired many aspects of art across all mediums.
The evening will feature a film screening, followed by a gala celebration of French film, food, and culture at the Time Night Club in Newport Beach. We will toast the evening away with a diverse crowd of filmmakers, actors, and film aficionados.