About the Newport Beach Film FestivalThis festival, a well-known multicultural event, attracts over 53,000 people streaming in to Southern California from places all over the U.S. The Newport Beach Film Festival holds the foreign film industry in high regard and seeks to inform the public of the best foreign movies made not only for entertainment sake, but for cultural awareness as well. The films you'll see at the festival, which runs from April 24 to May 1, will represent a wide range of independent and studio produced films. Attending this prestigious film festival includes various actives ranging from red carpet galas and fashion shows to live music performances and industry seminars not to mention screenings of over 300 films from around the world. This is a must do event for anyone who enjoys films and a good time!
Cold Eyes at The Newport Beach Film FestivalFrom Newport Beach Film Festival Website
This is an event you will not want to miss! The screening of Cold Eyes, a top box-office hit in Korea, is a remake of the popular Eye in the Sky (Hong Kong) and is the story of an elite police unit that, through diligent surveillance and cunning intuition, apprehends a dangerous leader known for involvement in a string of robberies. Set in Seoul, this fast-paced, action packed movie directed by Cho Ui-seok and Kim Byung-seo will thrill you with the details of tracking down high-profile, dangerous criminals. This thriller stars Park Bo-Young, Song Joong-Ki.
As Gregg Schwenk, CEO of the Newport Beach Film Festival says, "The Festival continues a proud tradition of presenting the very best in Korean Cinema. Cold Eyes is a sleek action-thriller. Strong direction and great acting make this a must see for 2014."