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Red Carpet Reception as O’side International Film Festival 2016 Opens

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Oceanside CA— The 2016 Oceanside International Film Festival opened with a Red Carpet welcoming reception at the Star Theatre, on Sunday.
The Star Glee Club greeted festival guests as they arrived while inside a very gracious guest of honor, Lee Meriwether shook hands, gave hugs, answered questions and posed for photos with absolutely everyone who asked.
The reception was followed with a performance by Ballet Folklórico ‘Tierra Caliente’ and a screening of last years Jury Award for Best Picture, OIFF-2015 Audience Choice Award for Best Narrative Feature Film, ‘Keep in Touch’.

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Lee Meriwether, former Miss America, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee will be in attendance again tonight as the festival continues at the Brooks Theatre.
Schedule for Monday August 8, 2016:

Family Friendly Day

Environmental Screening Block:

6:00 PM Joshua Tree: Threatened Wonderland (San Marcos, CA, USA, Short Documentary, 0:14:00) – TRAILER
6:20 PM Dead Harvest (Sacramento, CA, USA, Short Documentary (0:38:00) – TRAILER

Animations Screening Block:

7:00 AM The Idea Thief (Hertfordshire, UK, Student Film, 0:03:00)
7:10 PM Sea of Ink (New York, NY, USA, Animation, 0:02:49)
7:15 PM Enchanted Ink (Orlando, FL, USA, Student Film, 0:06:06) – TRAILER
7:30 PM 5-Minute Break
7:35 PM Art and Culture in Oceanside, CA (Oceanside, CA, USA, Oceanside Spotlight Film, 0:01:51)

Science-Fiction & Fantasy Films Screening Block:

7:40 PM In Memory (starring Golden Globe Award nominee Lee Meriwether and Max Gail of “Barney Miller”, from Glendora, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:14:34)
8:00 PM Bounder (Los Angeles, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:13:38) – TRAILER
8:15 PM We Can’t Die (Menifee, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:25:53) – TRAILER

Serious Dramas Screening Block:

8:50 PM Poor George (starring Brian Doyle-Murray, from Los Angeles, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:24:45)
9:20 PM Between Us Girls (Carlsbad, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:08:00)
9:30 PM Heavenly (Oceanside, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:17:23) – TRAILER
9:55 PM The End of The Dock (Fallbrook, CA, USA, Narrative Short Film, 0:05:22) – TRAILER
10:05 – conclusion
The festival continues through August 14 and the entire schedule can be found [here].
 

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Red Carpet Reception as O’side International Film Festival 2016 Opens