The Other Venice Film Festival (OVFF) proudly returns, better than ever, for its 15th season October 5th – 7th, 2018   International film makers will descend on Venice for three days of film screenings, premieres, sell out crowds, spirited Q&A sessions, panel discussions, local art, live music and more.

Here is a quote from the event producer, Ruben De La Casas:

The spirit of the festival is rooted in the Venice community and celebrates the passion of local artists while embracing the talent of international filmmakers.  The caliber of international filmmakers attending the festival this year is something not many other film festivals of our size can take pride in. I am excited to watch the festival as it continues to grow each year.)

Right:  OVFF’ s event producer Reuben De La Casas and family

About:   Venice, CA has always been an epicenter for LA artists and filmmakers who continue to pave the way toward expanding the language of underground, alternative cinema. The Other Venice Film Festival bridges the communities of Venice and  greater Los Angeles together in a competitive, fun-filled weekend of movies and mayhem.

The Other Venice Film festival is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the OVFF seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film and theater artists from Venice and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

Festival Overview: Many historians suggest that film making in Los Angeles was born in Venice, with Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, The Keystone Cops, and the Little Rascals all shooting in studios and locations here.  Join the festival that celebrates the original ‘Hollywood’ and local filmmaking greats like Roger Corman and James Cameron that base their studios in Venice. Venice Beach is still home to many industry businesses, including production, casting, sound, special effects, and post houses.

The Other Venice Film Festival is named that way because there already is a Venice Film Festival – in Venice, Italy. Our festival is produced by a core team of professionals, awesome volunteers, and strong community support.

Get your  OVFF tickets, and enjoy films all weekend long Oct-5-7! 

Meet the film makers at the opening night at Beyond Baroque on Oct. 5, 2018.

Opening Night Event includes: 

  • 6:00 p.m. Doors Open, red carpet/step & repeat
  • 7:00 p.m. Cocktail party with live music by Thomas Simon and art show by Gary Palmer
  • 8:00 p.m. Film screening
  • 10:00 p.m. After party and art show, music by The Puscie Jones Revue

Location:   Beyond Baroque 681 Venice Blvd Venice Ca,90291



Get your  OVFF tickets now!

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Get your  OVFF tickets, and enjoy films all weekend long Oct-5-7! 

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