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Carmel Intl Film Festival

Carmel Intl Film Festival


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October 19, 2017
From the Filmmakers’ Reception to the VIP Cocktail Parties, and everything in between, there is something for everyone at the Carmel International Film Festival. Back by popular demand this year is the Filmmakers’ Beach Dinner. Filmmakers and guests enjoy the beautiful Carmel beach and some phenomenal food and beverages. The Filmmakers’ Beach Dinner is an unforgettable, quintessential festival experience.

This year's films include:
A Week in Watts
Defining Hope
Evolution of Organic
Lives Well Lived
Poisoning Paradise
Troll, Inc.


City of Ghosts
City of Ghosts is a singularly powerful cinematic experience that is sure to shake audiences to their core as it elevates the canon of one of the...
After five years of war in Syria, the remaining citizens of Aleppo are getting ready for a siege. Through the eyes of volunteer rescue workers called the...
Twenty-eight year-old Jennifer Brea is working on her PhD at Harvard and months away from marrying the love of her life when she gets a mysterious fever...
When Bryan Fogel sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment...
One of Us plays like a documentary thriller about individuals trying to break free of a closed society. New York’s Hasidim are one of the most insular communities...
Over 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war in the greatest human displacement since World...
Consisting entirely of archival footage, the documentary chronicles the 1992 Los Angeles riots after 25 years have passed. It includes film and video from the 1965 Watts...
Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover...
As a young woman, Jane Goodall began a life-long study of wild chimpanzees that revolutionized our understanding of primate behavior. Jane, a documentary produced by National Geographic and...
A decade after AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH brought climate change into the heart of popular culture, comes the riveting and rousing follow-up that shows just how close we...