Lighthouse International Film Festival combines drive-in and online events (WATCH TRAILERS)

Lighthouse International Film Festival

The Lighthouse International Film Festival takes place June 15-21, with drive-in offerings June 16-20.

The Lighthouse International Film Festival, whose 2020 edition takes place June 15-21 on Long Beach Island, is adapting to social distancing restrictions by combining drive-in movies (June 16-20 only) with online offerings. There will be three drive-in locations: Veterans Park in Beach Haven; the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences in Loveladies; and the Stafford Township Arts Center in Manahawkin.

To see the program guide, visit lighthousefilmfestival.org/liff_2020.pdf. And here is a complete schedule, with trailers for some of the films. (Drive-in events are in bold.)

JUNE 15, NOON

The following offerings become available online and will remain available for duration of festival: Short Blocks #1-8, Episodics Blocks #1-2, Surfing Films, “Aviva,” “Into the Night,” “When All That’s Left Is Love.”

JUNE 16

3 p.m.

Shorts Block #1, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

4 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Boaz Yakin (“Aviva”)

5 p.m.:

Shorts Block #2, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

8:30 p.m.

“Shoot to Marry,” drive-in, Loveladies

Festival Opening Film: “The Outpost,” drive-in, Beach Haven

“No Fear No Favor” plus short (“Akashinga”), drive-in, Manahawkin

10:30 p.m.

“The Subject,” drive-in, Loveladies

10:35 p.m.

“American Trial: The Eric Garner Story,” drive-in, Manahawkin

11:15 p.m.

“John Bronco” plus short (“Unnur”), drive-in, Beach Haven

JUNE 17

Noon

“Director Talks Live” with Mirra Bank (“No Fear No Favor”) and Steve Markle (“Shoot to Marry”)

1 p.m.

Shorts Block #3, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

2 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Roee Messinger (“American Trial”) and Lanie Zipoz (“The Subject”).

3 p.m.

Shorts Block #4, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

4 p.m.

Producer Scott Rosenfelt (“Home Alone,” “Mystic Pizza,” “Teen Wolf,” “Extremities”) receives LIFF 2020 Award for Outstanding Career in Filmmaking.

5 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Rod Lurie (“The Outpost”) and Marc Gilbar (“John Bronco”)

8:30 p.m.

“A Case of Blue,” drive-in, Loveladies

“Tesla,” drive-in, Beach Haven

“The Evening Hour,” drive-in, Manahawkin

10:45 p.m.

“Save Yourselves!,” drive-in, Beach Haven

10:50 p.m.

“Surf Night,” drive-in, Loveladies

11:05 p.m.

“1986,” drive-in, Manahawkin

JUNE 18

11 a.m.

“Director Talks Live,” Surfing Films

Noon

“Director Talks Live” with Lothar Herzog (“1986”) and Dana Glazer (“A Case of Blue”)

1 p.m.

Shorts Block #5, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

3 p.m.

Shorts Block #6, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

4 p.m.

Conversation with director Braden King (“The Evening Hour”)

8:30 p.m.

“Her Name Was Jo,” drive-in, Loveladies

“Feels Good Man,” drive-in, Manahawkin

“Dinner in America,” drive-in, Beach Haven

10:45 p.m.

“Shiva Baby,” drive-in, Beach Haven

10:50 p.m.

“Shithouse,” drive-in, Manahawkin

11 p.m.

“Higher Love,” drive-in, Loveladies

JUNE 19

Noon

“Director Talks Live” with Joe Duca (“Her Name Was Jo”)

1 p.m.

Shorts Block #7, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

2 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Adam Rohmeier (“Dinner in America”) and Cooper Reiff (“Shithouse”)

3 p.m.

Episodics Block #1, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

4 p.m.

Conversation with producer Lizzie Shapiro (“Shiva Baby”)

5 p.m.: “Director Talks Live” with Hasan Oswald (“Higher Love”) and Art Jones (“Feels Good Man”).

8:30 p.m.

“Milkwater,” drive-in, Loveladies

“Why Is We Americans?,” drive-in, Beach Haven

“Summerland,” drive-in, Manahawkin

11 p.m.

“The Long Haul,” drive-in, Loveladies

“The Pine Barrens,” drive-in, Manahawkin

“I Used to Go there,” drive-in, Beach Haven

JUNE 20

1 p.m.

Episodics Block #2, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

2 p.m.

“Directors Talks Live” with Kris Rey (“I Used to Go Here) and Jessica Swale (“Summerland”)

3 p.m.

Shorts Block #8, Q&A Session With Filmmakers

4 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with David Kessler (“The Pine Barrens”)

5 p.m.

Conversation with directors Ayana Morris-Stafford and Udi Aloni (“Why Is We Americans?”)

6 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Amy Enser (“The Long Haul”) and Morgan Ingari (“Milkwater”).

8:30 p.m.

“9to5: The Story of a Movement,” drive-in, Beach Haven

“I’ve Got Issues,” drive in, Loveladies

“The Truth,” drive-in, Manahawkin

10:45 p.m.

“The Last Shift,” drive-in, Beach Haven

10:55 p.m.

Winner of the Documentary Competition, drive-in, Manahawkin

11 p.m.

Winner of the Narrative Feature Competition, drive-in, Loveladies

JUNE 21

Noon

“Director Talks Live” with Eric Gordon (“When All That’s Left Is Love”) and Kate Li (“Into the Night”).

1 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar (“9to5: The Story of a Movement”)

2 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Steve Collins (“I’ve Got Issues”)

3 p.m.

“Director Talks Live” with Andrew Cohn (“The Last Shift”)

4 p.m.

Festival Awards

For information, visit lighthousefilmfestival.org.

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