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ENCINITAS: See Italian film ‘The Order of Things’ March 14 at La Paloma

Paolo Pierobon as Corrado in “L’ordine delle cose.” (Jolefilm)

March 3, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Italian Film Festival invites moviegoers to see “L’ordine delle cose” (“The Order of Things”) at 7 p.m. March 14 at the La Palomar Theatre, 471 S. Coast Hwy 101 in Encinitas. The film, in Italian with English subtitles, follows Corrado (Paolo Pierobon), a policeman...

ENCINITAS: Eco Alliance hosts ‘Racing Extinction’ screening April 20

Film reels. (Photo by Jozsef Hubay, FreeImages)

April 11, 2017

ENCINITAS — North County Eco Alliance invites the public to an Earth Day screening of “Racing Extinction” April 20, 6-9 p.m., at Seaside Center for Spiritual Living, 1613 Lake Drive in Encinitas. The documentary examines biodiversity loss, its effect on humanity, and the solutions that will ensure...

Del Mar filmmaker Sue Vicory emphasizes the Power of One

Del Mar filmmaker Sue Vicory, currently in production on the Web series “My Power of One,” is one of the guests at the live taping of the 100th episode of the “The IntelleXual Podcast” June 14 at the Grand Horton Theatre in San Diego. (Photo by Carla Van Wagoner of IntelleXual Entertainment)

Amanda Rhoades

September 30, 2015

When her kids went off to college, Sue Vicory didn’t settle into retirement. Instead, she asked herself who she wanted to be in the second part of her life. The answer was a documentary filmmaker. Vicory, a Del Mar-based filmmaker, will embark on a cross-country road trip early next year to promote...

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

Cast and crew members of “Things Happen” answer questions following the film’s premiere June 14 at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego. Left to right: Cinematographer Bryan Davis, actor and writer Sebastien Cipolla, director and writer David S. Dawson and actor Merrick McCartha. Kristin Naomi Garcia (far right) moderated the session. (Photo by Carla Van Wagoner of intelleXual entertainment)

Adam Burkhart

June 17, 2015

On a recent Sunday, a couple of hours before the hosts and crew of “The IntelleXual Podcast” were to celebrate their 100th episode with a live taping at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego, they gathered at the Palace Bar just around the corner. “Stimulating conversations is what...

CARLSBAD: Libraries field two baseball events June 13 and 20

Carlsbad hosts two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. (Courtesy photo)

June 1, 2015

CARLSBAD — Carlsbad hosts two events for baseball fans in June at city libraries. A screening of the documentary “Ball Talk: Baseball’s Voice of Summer,” with film Director Kevin Bender, is set for June 13 at 1 p.m. at the Georgina Cole Library, 1250 Carlsbad Village Drive. The second event is...

Cool on the Coast: Jazz, poetry, throw-down round out May

May 14, 2015

As we close in on summer on the North County coast, May has a wealth of diverse and interesting things to do. Jazz, chocolate, literary lectures and more will keep you entertained in coastal North County all month long. Belly Up, Solana Beach: This month, San Diego County’s premier rock hot spot ...

Cool on the Coast: Belly Up brings in big alternative acts for April; month offers variety of events

Layla Marino

April 7, 2015

With spring definitely sprung, April may not bring many showers in San Diego, but the North Coast still has lots of spring activities, concerts and fun for residents and those venturing to the area to cool off with the ocean and its breeze. With the ubiquitous amazing lineup or talent at the Belly Up,...

ENCINITAS: Asian Film Festival comes to La Paloma on Nov. 15

November 13, 2014

ENCINITAS — The San Diego Asian Film Festival hosts its first-ever day of screenings at Encinitas’ historic La Paloma Theatre on Nov. 15. Ken Ochiai, the director of “Uzumasa Limelight,” one of the selections, is scheduled to attend. The films scheduled for screening are “Hello! Junichi”...

Second act for film commission? Encinitas arts commissioner, county supervisor seek green light for agency

Political and industry leaders are working toward the return of a film commission for San Diego. (North Coast Current photo illustration)

Debbie L. Sklar

October 3, 2014

What do “Top Gun,” the hit television series “Simon & Simon,” and other such high-profile projects as “Traffic,” “Almost Famous,” “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “Lords of Dogtown,” “Bring It On,” “Veronica Mars” and “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” all...

Point of View: Locals in spotlight to revive film commission

Roman S. Koenig

October 3, 2014

Our region is in need of a film commission, and thanks to the efforts of some key players on the North Coast, we just might see it go from script to screen. County Supervisor Dave Roberts (a former Solana Beach city councilman) and Encinitas arts Commissioner Francine Filsinger (who serves on the board of directors of San Diego Filmmakers) have joined a growing chorus calling for a sequel to the region’s now-shuttered film commissi...

The courtship of ‘Father Eddie’: Local film producers seek sponsors for project

The local producers of the feature film “Father Eddie” plan to start shooting the project in August. (Courtesy photo)

Lauren Ciallella

May 31, 2012

There’s no question that the priesthood could use some positive press nowadays, and that’s why Father Eddie is counting on San Diego’s tight-knit community to help bring this story to light. “Father Eddie,” a feature film about an unemployed telemarketer who pretends to be a priest for a...

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