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12th Malibu Film Festival Oct. 6-8 Announces Official Selections, Special Events:

The 12th Malibu Film Festival has announced its official film selections and special events to take place the weekend of Oct. 6-8.

The festival kicks off on the Thursday evening at Malibu Cinemas with its opening night films sponsored by Keely Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan, and Kym Gold.

The opening night films are “Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea” directed by Mary Lambert (Pet Sematary 1 & 2) and “Kissing Strangers” directed by David Katz (Film and Television Producer, Malibu Film Festival Founder).

The opening night party immediately follows at Malibu Lumber Yard sponsored by Keely Brosnan, Pierce Brosnan, Kym Gold, Stella Artois, Clear Channel Outdoor, and SIR.

On Saturday, the festival continues at the Lumber Yard with daytime and evening film screenings.

Closing night is Saturday evening. The festival wraps up in style with film screenings and cocktails under the stars, awards presentations, and a closing night party at the Lumber Yard.

Official Selections

“Alambamento” Dir. Mario Bastos

“As If I Am Not There” Dir. Juanita Wilson

“Ballerina” Dir. Bryan Stafford

“Bigger Than Blood” Dir. Olivier Agostini

“The Collector” Dir. Darian Lane

“Compulsion” Dir. Constantinos Yiallourides

“Dame Factory Inc.” Dir. Melanie Abramov

“Day at the Pool” Dir. Ian Douglass & Eric Fulford

“The Deal” Dir. James Berry

“Denmark” Dir. Daniel Fickle

“Figure of Speech” Dir. James Berry

“First Date” Dir. Tom Murphy

“HEAD” Dir. Benjamin Wong

“Inside Out” Dir. Taylor Rummell

“Jaybird” Dir. Javier Vivas

“Kissing Strangers” Dir. David Katz

“Land of the Free” Dir. Brandon Marx

“Lights” Dir. Giulio Ricciarelli

“Love is Retarded” Dir. Bill Escudier

“Miss South Pacific: Beauty and the Sea” Dir. Mary Lambert

“Nowhere Road” Dir. Benjamin Dynice

“The Pipe” Dir. Risteard O Domhnaill

“Sold” Dir. John Irwin

“Tranny Trainer” Dir. Patrick Mulderrig

“Vaud and the Villains” Dir. Lucas Belkind

Special Events and Screenings

Thursday Oct. 6

Event: Opening Night Screenings

Sponsors: Keely & Pierce Brosnan, Kym Gold

Location: Malibu Cinemas

Address: 3822 Cross Creek Road Malibu, CA 90265

Time: 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM

Box Office: $20 TicketWeb (866) 468-3399 and Malibu Cinemas box office

(Ticket includes Thursday Screenings and Opening Night Party)

Thursday Oct. 6

Event: Opening Night Party

Sponsors: Keely & Pierce Brosnan, Kym Gold, Stella Artois, Clear Channel Outdoor, and SIR

Location: Malibu Lumber Yard

Address: 3939 Cross Creek Road Malibu, CA 90265

Time: 9 p.m.

Saturday Oct. 8

Event: Film Screenings

Time: 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m., 8 p.m.

Location: Malibu Lumber Yard

Address: 3939 Cross Creek Road Malibu, CA 90265

Box Office: $20, call 866.468.3399

(Ticket includes Saturday Screenings, Awards Reception, and Party)

Saturday Oct. 8

Event: Awards Reception & Party

Time: 10:30 p.m.

Location: Malibu Lumber Yard

Address: 3939 Cross Creek Road Malibu, CA 90265

For more information, visit http://www.malibufilmfestival.org.

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