Long Beach International Film Festival 2016

LONG BEACH -- Films on a beach! The Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF) will celebrate its 5th anniversary with an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe.

Scheduled to take place from August 3 - 5 on Long Island, the Festival will screen an international slate of over 40 films, including feature-length narrative, documentary, short and animated that will compete for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.

During its three day run, the Festival will feature an array of nightly special events, including red carpet premieres, gala celebrations, filmmaker receptions, compelling filmmaker Q & As, international spotlights, industry seminars and musical performances.

Special Programs planned for 2016 LBIFF include the following: Shorts On The Beach Film Series, Taste On The Beach and Joan Jett Music Film Series. They'll also be exhibiting films of Action Sports, Environmental, Art and Family.

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Lauren Glassberg has a preview of the 5th annual Long Beach International Film Festival.