OC Music Awards is pleased to announce a partnership with the Newport Beach Film Festival in support of the Music Film Series. Experience independent films at movie venues across the county April 26 through May 3. Films in the Music Series include favorites I Am Not A Hipster, The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best, The Girls in the Band, No Room for Rockstars and many more. Visit the Newport Beach Film Festival online for a complete schedule of films in the 2012 Festival.
The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
Two musicians, on the verge of abandoning their “childish” dreams, attempt one last ditch effort at achieving the impossible, setting off across the country, armed with only an acoustic guitar, a broken heart, and a whole arsenal of childrens` instruments. more>
I Am Not a Hipster
A young, hip singer-songwriter sees his life through a thick veil of apathy, barely surviving on music. When his dad and three sisters show up to spread his mother’s ashes, he is reminded of the part of himself he left back in Ohio. Set in the indie music and art scene in San Diego, California…
No Room for Rockstars
This film is an up-close look at a summer on the Van’s Warped Tour, documenting the true stories of success and failure of a new generation who will risk it all to pursue their passion for music. Closely following four of the musicians, we see how each of them responds and feels.
Under African Skies
Paul Simon returns to South Africa 25 years after making his historic Graceland album. The film examines the artistic achievement but also discusses the political backlash he received for being accused of breaking the UN cultural boycott of South Africa designed to end the Apartheid regime.