Filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard once said, "The cinema is truth at 24 frames per second, making slow-mo sports replays and time-lapse footage of sunsets nothing but cruel, cruel lies." See cinéma vérité with this GrouponLive deal.
- Admission to the Irvine International Film Festival
- When: January 10–16
- Where: Laguna Hills Cinema
- Seating: general admission
- Door time: one hour prior to showtime
- Ticket values include all fees.<p>
- $14 for two tickets to one film (up to a $20 value)
- $33 for a one-day pass (up to a $50 value)
- $135 for an all-access pass to the entire festival (up to a $200 value)
- Check the site for showtimes, which should be announced soon.
Irvine International Film Festival
Trailer for Linsanity
* What the IIFF celebrates: "the power of individual expression and diverse points of views" * How they do that: By importing films from around the world that touch on global issues and break down cultural barriers with storytelling. And a sledgehammer. * This year's recipients of the festival's lifetime achievement award: actor Ed Asner and John G. Avildsen, director of Rocky and The Karate Kid * For a documentary about basketball, race, and a having your name turned into a catchphrase, see: Linsanity * For an Austrian drama about a brother and sister fending for themselves after their mother's death, see: Autumn Blood * For a dark comedy about a house-sitting job that goes haywire after the arrival of a body in a box, see: Feeding Mr. Baldwin * For a documentary 10 years in the making with a self-explanatory title, see: Antarctica * For the story of two California mothers brought together by an unexpected tragedy, see: Torn * For a lesson on symbiotic puppet-human relationships, see: Cole Jensen from Disney's Crash & Bernstein, who will be signing autographs on Saturday, January 11, from noon to 2 p.m.