13th Toyota Malibu International Film Festival - September 22-23, 2012

The 13th Toyota Malibu International Film Festival announces its official film screenings and special events schedule for September 22 - 23, 2012. This year's festival is honored to screen 38 films from around the world. Countries represented in this year's festival are Canada, Italy, Australia, Morocco, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, France, Germany, Outer lying US Islands, USA, and Malibu, California. The Toyota Malibu International Film Festival offers something for everyone with a diverse line-up of films and events. Independent films will be screened with the focus on making people laugh and inspiring people. A complete list of films, descriptions, trailers and more are available on the festival website.

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Malibu, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2012

The 13th Toyota Malibu International Film Festival announces its official film screenings and special events schedule for September 22 - 23, 2012. As a boutique film festival, we screens films we like; by filmmakers we believe in. This year, the festival is honored to screen 38 films from around the world. Countries represented in this year's festival are Canada, Italy, Australia, Morocco, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, France, Germany, Outer lying US Islands, USA, and Malibu, California.

The Toyota Malibu International Film Festival offers something for everyone with a diverse line-up of films and events. The Festival offers filmgoers unique opportunities to mingle with celebrities, filmmakers from around the globe and film industry professionals in a beautiful seaside locale. Independent films will be screened with the focus on making people laugh and inspiring people. A complete list of films, descriptions, trailers and more are available on the festival website, MalibuFilmFestival.com.

Special Events Include:
-Late Morning Networking Noshes from 11am-12pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Weekend Film Screenings (both days) at 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 4pm, 5pm, 7:30pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Free Film Screening “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” on Saturday at 2:00pm @ Malibu Library - 23519 Civic Center Way Malibu, CA 90265
-Press Check-in from 6-6:30pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-”Jewtopia” Red Carpet Arrivals from 6:30-7:30pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Opening Night Film Screening of "Jewtopia" at 7:30pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Opening Night Party at 9pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Live Street Art Painting, Expo, and Art Auction from 11am-8pm (both days) @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Toyota Hybrid & EV Expo and Test Drive 11am-6pm (both days) @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Closing Night Film Screening of Malibu filmmakers Block Party at 7:30pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Awards Night Party from 9pm @ Malibu Lumberyard
-Awards Night Presentation 9:30pm @ Malibu Lumberyard

Notables Performances by: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Jon Lovitz, Rita Wilson, Ivan Sergei, Joel David Moore, Tom Arnold, Peter Stormare, Camryn Manheim, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Wendie Malick, Malcolm MacDowell, Kathy Bates, Nicollette Sheridan, Phil Rosenthal, Christine Lakin, Hayes MacArthur and Lin Shaye.

Notable Directors: Shia LaBeouf, Bryce Dallas Howard and Malibu local Bryan Fogel.

Ticketing by: In Ticketing http://www.inticketing.com/events/malibufilmfestival
Passes and tickets for film screenings, galas and special events are on sale now. MFF strives to be a green event, for each advanced ticket or pass sold, a tree will be planted.
Multi-Day All Event Pass - $50
Single Day All Event Pass - $40
Opening Night Party - $20
Awards Night Party - $20
Screening Ticket - $10

Press: All press must be credentialed prior to covering the Opening Night event. Press can register for credentials online at http://www.malibufilmfestival.com.

Title Sponsor: Toyota
Presenting Sponsors: Wolk Levine & Trotter; Hollywood Tentworks; and the Katz Agency.
Founding Sponsor: Lilly Lawrence
Major Sponsors: Malibu Lumberyard, Malibu Library, Coogies Beach Cafe, Pierce & Keely Brosnan; Entertainment Industry Foundation, Stella Artois, Chambord Vodka, Ecco Bella, Green Set, Line 204, SIR, Vision Scenery, Quicksilver, Dolby, Anarchy Post, Waves and Trails Travel, Wexler Video, and Uprinting.com.
Complete Sponsor list on website.

Malibu Film Foundation is a California non-profit 501(c)3 dedicated to assisting emerging artists to reach their potential.

Official Film Selections:
Jewtopia
Easy Snappin
Nani
No Rest For The Wicked 
The Perfect Fit
How To Kill Your Clone 
The Mouth Wreaks Wet
Grounded 
The Lepidoctor 
Fragments
That's Reality 
When You Find Me
Cadaver
The Last Man 
In Mexico
HowardCantour.com
Franky And The Ant
Tandem
Hellespont
You Got This!
My Mother
Pillow Talk
Mission of Mermaids
Tumbleweed!
The Hipster Paradox 
Cheap Extermination
The Attendant
Who Bombed Judi Bari?
Day in Our Bay: Voices & Views from Bristol Bay 
Lost & Found
Echoes
Ali 707
Motown Morning
Salam Ghourba
Boyfriend Audition
FISH
Matriarche
The Runner

Parking: Parking for all events is located at 23575 Civic Center Way in the (unpaved lot) adjacent to the Malibu Public Library. 

Street Artists: Alexander DCD Smith and Philip Lumbang will be creating large format Street Art pieces live to be auctioned off for charity on Day 2 at awards presentation. Come meet the artists, see them create and get inspired.

About JEWTOPIA
Inspired from the international smash hit play seen by over a million people, JEWTOPIA is the story is about Christian O'Connell (Sergei) and Adam Lipschitz (Moore) -- two childhood friends who reunite as adults to help each other land the women of their dreams. Chris wants to marry Allison (Hewitt), a Jewish girl, so that he'll never have to make another decision for as long as he lives. Adam is on the verge of getting married to Hannah (Sigler), a woman he is not content with. When Chris enlists Adam's help in pretending to be Jewish so that Allison will date him, cultures collide and chaos ensues!

Cast and crew from JEWTOPIA are scheduled to appear at the red carpet and screening. Press check in will be from 6:00pm - 6:30pm and red carpet arrivals will take place from 6:30pm - 7:30pm. The screening will commence at 7:30pm. All press must be credentialed prior to covering the Opening Night event. Press can register for credentials online at http://www.malibufilmfestival.com

About MALIBU BLOCK PARTY
Malibu Block Party is a collection of independent short films from Malibu's own up-and-coming filmmakers.

FULL EVENT SCHEDULE & FILM DESCRIPTIONS ON-LINE AT: MalibuFilmFestival.com
Celebrated as a boutique film festival, the Toyota Malibu Film Festival hand-picks and presents the best current independent films from around the world. Committed to entertaining the public, the MFF focuses on showcasing an eclectic mix of non-studio independent films. The 13th annual Toyota Malibu International Film Festival runs September 22nd – September 23rd and will spotlight 38 entertaining films from around the world.


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