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Fri Nov 3 | Sat Nov 4 | Sun Nov 5 | Mon Nov 6 | Tue Nov 7 | Wed Nov 8 | Thurs Nov 9 | Fri Nov 10 | Sat Nov 11 | Sun Nov 12

Filmmakers Lounge in the Ojai Art Center (OAC) Fireside Room 9 AM–8 PM every day OAC events are scheduled.

Thursday, November 2

7:00 – 9:00 PM Free Opening Night screening of Mad Hot Ballroom movie. The students of several New York City elementary schools learn ballroom dancing and compete in a citywide dance competition. – Libbey Bowl

10 AM –1:00 PM Student Filmmakers Program
Ojai Art Center Theater

10 AM The Lost Letter – 8m, Kathmandude – 11m, The Cinema Travelers – 96m
Chaparral Auditorium

1 PM Revelation: The City of Haze – 14m, I Got You Babe – 27m, Sauti (Voice) – 74m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM Miss Kiet’s Children – 114m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Child for Child – 11m, Light Sight – 8m, Dancing in Limbo – 14m, Toxic Puzzle – 82m
Ojai Art Center Theater

4 PM Joint-Tenants – 11m, Real Artists – 12m, Point of No Return – Pre-Release Preview– – 92m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Alike – 8m, Lunch Time – 16m, Waiting For You – 92m
Ojai Art Center Theater

7 PM Our Wonderful Nature – The Common Chameleon – 4m, Catherine – 15m, The Maestro – 96m
Chaparral Auditorium

9-11 PM Filmmaker’s Reception – Ojai Art Center Gallery

10 AM Go To City ELE – 9m, He Who Has Two Souls – 17m, For Flint – 18m, Sirens – 24m, Tales By Light: Life and Death – 47m
Ojai Art Center Theater

10 AM Elle – 18m, Blind Sushi – 17m, In the Parlor: The Final Goodbye – 79m
Chaparral Auditorium

1 PM The Crossing – 11m, Duende: The Red Shoes –10m, Kosher Love – 43m, Straight From the Pen – 51m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM The Finger – 10m, It’s Just a Gun – 14m, Citizen – 15m, Icarus – 20m, Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream – 57m
Chaparral Auditorium

2 PM Stuart Crowner will interview and lead audience Q&A with 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honoree for Cinematography Johnny E. Jensen, about his craft and its importance in making a film. – Ojai Art Center Gallery

4 PM 2017 Lifetime Achievement Honoree film and TV personality Ed Asner joins a screening of his June 2017 movie In Vino followed by a Q&A with the actor led by Bret Bradigan. A reception in the OAC Gallery follows. Ojai Art Center

4 PM Once Upon a Line – 7m, Pearl – 6m, L.A. Fadeaway – 19, The New Fire – 84m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Panic Attack! – 3m, This is Jack – 21m, After Words – 91m
Ojai Art Center Theater

7 PM The Wishgranter – 6m, Pushing Dead – 110m
Chaparral Auditorium

9–11 PM Festival Welcome Party – Ojai Art Center Gallery

10 AM Brunch/Ojai Film Festival Award Presentation – Ojai Art Center Courtyard

1 PM Sans Résponse (Without Answer) – 4m, Early Mourning – 6m, Erlking – 6m, Half Ticket – 100m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM Crime of the Big Leagues – 11m, Game – 15m/ p. 14, Echo Park Blues – 17m, Robert Shaw – Man of, Many Voices – 71m
Chaparral Auditorium

2 PM Live Read of winning screenplay from the Screenplay Com petition that had over 80 submissions.
Ojai Art Center Gallery

4 – 6:30 PM Focus Earth workshop sponsored by Ojai Valley Land Conservancy (OVLC). Charged – The Eduardo Garcia Story will be shown followed by a panel. OVLC information booth available pre and post show.. – OAC Theater

4 PM Unhinged – 3m, Corky – 6m, Dear Death – 7, Chasing Trane – 99m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Faces of Santa Ana – 13m, Weavers of Imagination – 21m, The Descendants – 81m
Ojai Art Center Theater

7 PM Water – 4m, Hope – 6m, Union Leader – 105m
Chaparral Auditorium

10 AM Gold Coast Block #1: A Squirrel’s Tale – 5m, Don’t Sell My Guitars – 20m, The Shift – 21m, Repatriation – 73m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM Gold Coast Block #2: Among Wolves – 11m, The Prototype – 17m, Fear, Love and Agoraphobia – 91m
Ojai Art Center Theater

4 PM Gold Coast Block #3: Luke – 8m, Field Song – 6m, The Boatmaker – 37m, Lives Well Lived – 72m
Ojai Art Center Theater

7 PM Gold Coast Block #4: Uncanny Valley – 8m, The Swan Girl – 31m, In the Orchard – 88m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM Not One of Us – 9m, A Thousand Mothers –39m, What Haunts Us – 67m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Penny and Paul – 13m, Shadow of Drought:, Southern California’s Looming Water Crisis – 41m, SOS: The Salton Sea Walk – 61m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Crime of the Big Leagues – 11m, Game – 15m, Echo Park Blues – 17m, Robert Shaw – Man of Many Voices – 71m
Chaparral Auditorium

1 PM Retouch – 9m, Whoever Was Using This Bed – 39m, Charlie vs. Goliath – 67m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Once Upon a Line – 7m, Pearl – 6m, L.A. Fadeaway – 19, The New Fire – 84m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Outdoor screening of The Triplets of Belleville at the atrium behind the Ojai Arcade. Seating on grass. Patrons bring chairs and blankets.

1 PM Risk – 18m, I’m Free – 20m, May I Be Happy – 77m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Revelation – The City of Haze – 14m, I Got You Babe – 27m, Sauti (Voice) – 74m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Our Wonderful Nature – The Common Chameleon – 4m, Catherine – 15m, The Maestro – 96m
Chaparral Auditorium

10 AM Young Filmmakers Competition Screening – Ojai Film Society Under the generous auspices of the Ojai Film Festival, the Ojai Film Society presents the winning films of its 2017 Ojai Young Filmmakers competition. The presentation will be followed by a student Q&A and a reception. Ojai Art Center Theater

10 AM Miss Kiet’s Children – 114m
Chaparral Auditorium

1 PM Joint-Tenants – 11m, Real Artists – 12m, Point of No Return – Pre-Release Preview – 92m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM Basha Man – 12m, Not Yet – 15m, Catching Sight of Thelma and Louise – 88m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Go to City ELE – 9m, He Who Has Two Souls– 17m, For Flint – 18m, Sirens – 24m, Tales By Light: Life and Death – 47m
Ojai Art Center Theater

4 PM Child for Child – 11m, Light Sight – 8m, Dancing in Limbo – 14m, Toxic Puzzle – 82m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Debut screening of Beautifully Broken with Ojai actress Emily Hahn. Emily was active in Ojai Community Theater and voice-over work. She now works in Hollywood. Reception follows.
Ojai Art Center Theater and Gallery

7 PM Faces of Santa Ana – 13m, Weavers of Imagination – 21m, The Descendants – 81m
Chaparral Auditorium

10 AM Sans Résponse (Without Answer) – 4m, Early Mourning – 6m, Erlking – 6m, Half Ticket – 100m
Ojai Art Center Theater

10 AM Penny and Paul – 13m, Shadow of Drought: Southern California’s Looming Water Crisis – 41m, SOS: The Salton Sea Walk – 61m
Chaparral Auditorium

11 AM Join the filmmakers of Straight from the Pen as they and several former prison inmates discuss crime, prison, and the challenges of bringing about meaningful personal change in oneself.
Ojai Art Center Gallery

1 PM Elle – 18m, Blind Sushi – 17m, In the Parlor: The Final, Goodbye – 79m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM The Lost Letter – 8m, Kathmandude – 11m, The Cinema Travellers – 96m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Women in Film present Cloris Leachman in her Legacy Film bio, followed by a Q&A with the actress, then a reception. Ojai Art Center Theater and Gallery

4 PM Not One of Us – 9m, A Thousand Mothers – 39m, What Haunts Us – 67m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM The Wishgranter – 6m, Pushing Dead – 110m
Ojai Art Center Theater

7 PM Alike – 8m, Lunch Time – 16m, Waiting For You – 92m
Chaparral Auditorium

10 AM Retouch – 9m, Whoever Was Using This Bed – 39m, Charlie vs. Goliath – 67m
Ojai Art Center Theater

10 AM Risk – 18m, I’m Free – 20m, May I Be Happy – 77m
Chaparral Auditorium

1 PM Unhinged – 3m, Corky – 6m, Dear Death – 7, Chasing Trane – 99m
Ojai Art Center Theater

1 PM The Crossing – 11m, Duende: The Red Shoes –10m, Kosher Love – 43m, Straight From the Pen – 51m
Chaparral Auditorium

4 PM Basha Man – 12m, Not Yet – 15m, Catching Sight of Thelma and Louise – 88m
Ojai Art Center Theater

4 PM The Finger – 10m, It’s Just a Gun – 14m, Citizen – 15m, Icarus – 20m, Pizza Shop: An Italian-American Dream – 57m
Chaparral Auditorium

7 PM Water – 4m, Hope – 6m, Union Leader – 105m
Ojai Art Center Theater

7 PM Panic Attack! – 3m, This is Jack – 21m, After Words – 91m
Chaparral Auditorium