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LA Harbor International Film Festival (LAHIFF)

From March 14, 2019 <m>(Thursday)
To March 17, 2019 <m>(Sunday)
Warner Grand Theater
478 W. 6th St
San Pedro, California 90731 (US)

Event Details

The LA Harbor International Film Festival (LAHIFF) showcases film and video that reflects the harbor and all that it embraces - shipping and commerce, fishing, sailing, water sports, sea life and the area's rich ethnic and cultural influences - to create a cinematic bridge between the people of the region and the people of the world.


The first LAHIFF, is a non-competitive, non-juried festival, with programming by invitation and referral to be announced. Including a variety of film and video from around the world; and educational programs for youth and the general audience.


Warner Grand Theatre (WGT)
478 W. 6th St., historic downtown San Pedro, California - the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) A Facility of the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)
Program Schedule (Subject to change without notice)
Box Office opens one hour before program



Thurs. March 14 ~ Program A ~ 10:30 am"Read the Book, See the Movie"(Doors open 10 am) Education Outreach Program - Admission is FREE(public seating as available) Black Beauty(U.S.A., Warner Brothers, 1994, 88 min, G rating.; Dir. Caroline Thompson)


Fri. March 15 ~ Program B ~ 7:30 pm ~ Opening Night (Doors open 7 pm) 

Sixteen Candles(U.S.A., Universal Pictures, 1984, 93 min., Presented in 35m, PG; Dir.  John Hughes)

 Birthday cake for all after the movie!



Sat. March 18
Program C ~ 12 noon (Doors open 11:30 am)NewFilmmakers LA (NFMLA) On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project

(U.S.A., 2018; 91 min. 26 short 1-5 min. films)
Finalists of community engagement program sponsored by the City of Los Angeles, KTLA, Sunset Las Palmas Studios, L.A. City Council members Bob Blumenfield and Mitch O'Farrell Conversation and Q & A after screening with filmmakers


Program D ~ 7 pm (Doors open 6:30 pm)HOLLYWOOD NOSTALGIA TRIBUTE (HNT) (no discounts)

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes(U.S.A., Twentieth Century Fox, 1953, 91 min., not rated; Dir. Howard Hawkes)

5-6:45 pm "Diamonds On The Red Carpet Gala" ~ WGT Mezzanine

$65 pre-paid by Feb. 28h ($85 at door if space) includes buffet supper, screening, souvenir program, party bag Send check or M.O. made out to LAHIFF to: P.O. Box 5202, San Pedro, CA 90733 - names listed at door



Sun. March 17 ~ "DocSunday" Presenting Sponsor Marathon Petroleum Los Angeles ~ POLA Premieres

Program E ~ 1 pm ~ FREE Admission (Doors open 12:30 pm) "Social Justice Theme 

"Rebel With A Cause:The Story of Aiko Herzig Yoshinaga

   (U.S.A., Idli Ramen Productions, 2016, 88 min., not rated; Dir. Janice Tanaka)

  Continues theme of Social Justice presented at many DocSunday programs

  Conversation and Q&A after screening with director and other participants to be confirmed


Program F ~ 4 pm (Doors open 3:30 pm)
Stories Of Los Angeles Harbor Area: For Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow - The Movie

   (U.S.A.. Gopher Crow Entertainment, 2017, @90 min., not rated; Producers Jack Baric & Stephanie Mardesich; Dir. Jack Baric) Los Angles County grant funding by Supervisor Janice Hahn, District 4

  Conversation and Q&A with director/producers and participants TBD after screening 

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