8th Annual Calabasas Film Festival
From September 29th to October 3rd, the Calabasas Film Festival held its 8th annual five-day event. The festival premiered major motion pictures and showcased documentaries, student films, and top-quality film selections from all genres. The highly anticipated festival allowed the community the opportunity to share their incredible passion for film and television while showcasing all the city has to offer in the entertainment industry. Hundreds of avid filmgoers and entertainment personnel attended each evening’s premieres along with lively pre cocktail parties and after parties. Among the fabulous films, opening night boasted The Sopranos prequel, The Many Saints of Newark, and Saturday afternoon’s screening of Violet invited guests to a Q&A with director Justine Bateman. Lead sponsors included The City of Calabasas and AmaWaterways. Student filmmakers concluded the event with short films submitted for achievement awards. Films were screened at Edwards Grand Palace, Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center, and Founders Hall. For more information, visit calabasasfilmfestival.com.