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Long Beach International Film Fest: Drones, Astronauts, & Blind Dates on Film

Now in its eighth year, the Long Beach International Film Fest (LBIFF) returns to scenic Long Beach New York. Running July 31 to August 3, the festival is held at venues throughout Long Beach with shorts, documentaries, features, foreign films, and more. The opening night film is Astronaut, starring Richard Dreyfuss (Jaws, Mr. Holland’s Opus) as a lonely widower is  helped by his family to achieve his dream of going to space. The animated short Bristled is a look at the trials and trepidations of blind dates. The Japanese film Amanogawa - The One I’ve Longed, is about a shy high school girl using a robot drone to communicate with a boy. Art Paul of Playboy: The Man Behind the Bunny is a look at the life of the magazine’s iconic graphic designer.

Along with the films, LIBFF has The Taste on the Plaza features live music, gourmet food and craft beers along the scenic beach along with filmmakers doing talks after screenings.

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Long Beach International Film Festival
July 31 - August 3, 2019

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