Category archives for: Film

La Jolla teen honored at White House film fest

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While her fellow classmates were experiencing a rare torrential downpour last month, one La Jolla High School junior was having a rare experience of an entirely different kind several times zones away: being recognized at the White House’s inaugural Student Film Festival.

Student films sought for summer festival in Oceanside

San Diego students are invited to partake in the fourth annual Oceanside International Film Festival, Aug. 3-10.

60 Films Strong: La Jolla Jewish Film Fest Feb. 6-16

Ben Kingsley plays a Hungarian regent during the dark days of nazi occupation in ‘Walking with the Enemy,’ one of the many films screening at the San Diego Jewish Film Festival, Feb. 6-16. Courtesy

Now in its 24th
year, San Diego’s longest-running film fest offers 11 days of dramas, comedies and documentaries from more than a dozen countries — films that celebrate life, human rights, and the diversity of the Jewish experience.

La Jolla’s UCSD’s ArtPower! books cutting-edge acts

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Like music? UC San Diego’s ArtPower program caters to all tastes in February with a jam-packed lineup of eclectic events.

Little Gems: Cinema Society’s Short Film Fest rolls back into La Jolla on Jan. 28

the 20-minute sci-fi ‘Orbit Ever After’ has been nominated for a BAFtA (British Academy of Film and television Arts) Award for Best British Short Film

This year’s eight films were chosen from almost 300 screened by Friedenberg and Title, a physicist who is also a short-film collector.

Two noted authors coming soon to La Jolla

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Two distinguished authors, each with an adapted-to-film novel to their names, will showcase their newest projects at book-signing events in La Jolla.

Trailer for human trafficking film premieres in La Jolla

The Anthony Cohen Project, a task force aimed at ending human trafficking, held a fund-raising gala Oct. 28 at La Jolla’s Ferrari of San Diego dealership.

Film fest boosts its La Jolla screenings with move to ArcLight

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Following last year’s successful run at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego on Prospect Street, the San Diego Film Festival (SDFF) is increasing its La Jolla film screenings fourfold at ArcLight Cinemas in the UTC Westfield Mall.

AMC La Jolla opens with upgrades

Recliner seats are among the new features at AMC Theatres La Jolla 12 following a major renovation.

AMC Theatres La Jolla 12, at 8657 Villa La Jolla Drive, is striving to become the best way to experience a movie in San Diego. Every seat in the theater is now a recliner, and AMC removed some seating in each auditorium to allow guests more space to recline or stretch their legs.

ArcLight in La Jolla to screen film credited with spreading reggae worldwide, Sept. 4-5

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ArcLight Cinemas in La Jolla will hold a 40th anniversary screening of the cult classic, “The Harder They Come,” 8 p.m. Sept. 4-5.

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RSS North Coastal News

  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]
  • Del Mar Powerhouse 10U Champions April 17, 2014
    The Del Mar Powerhouse 10U team played two pool play games and two elimination games to go undefeated in the Triple Crown Sports San Diego Open and win the Division 1 Championship. The boys showed great determination and fight to come away victorious in elimination play and battle for the win with a one-run margin of victory for both semi-final and champions […]
  • Canyon Crest girls crack top three at Arcadia, set new school record April 17, 2014
    Several young women runners from Carmel Valley high schools raced well in the Arcadia Invitational on April 11-12 in Los Angeles. Arcadia is considered to be one of the most competitive high school track and field meets in the country, drawing both national and international athletes to compete. […]