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La Costa Film Festival 2016

The La Costa Film Festival today announced the official selections for the 4th edition of the popular destination film festival hosted by the renowned Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, California. Running from October 13-16, LCFF will open with a gala screening of Johnathan Brownlee’s festival hit, Three days in august, will honor two-time Golden Globe nominee, Chris Noth with the festival’s inaugural Shining Star Award, and feature additional highlights including the world premiere of Nathan Apffel’s The longest journey, a special 30th Anniversary 3D screening of Top gun, LCFF’s signature “Reel Pitch” competition, sports film competition, and Closing Night gala screening of Annie J. Howell and Lisa Robinson’s Claire in motion, among the 20 feature films, 23 short films, and filmmaker panels presented over the course of the jam-packed four-day film festival.

The 2016 La Costa Film Festival official French selections

Birds of passage (Les Oiseaux de Passage)
Director: Olivier Ringer
Country: France, Running Time: 84min
For Cathy, it is not always easy to be born on February 29th, especially when for her birthday, her father gives her an egg to hatch. But it is probably less difficult than to be suffering from myopathy as her wheelchair-bound best friend Margaux does.

Paris, Love, Cut 
Director: Arnaud Virard
Country: France, Running Time: 92min
Arnaud is a movie director and the typical Parisian guy: charming, distracted, unsettled. As he struggles to convince bankers and producers to invest in his sophomore movie, his fiancée asks him to commit more to their relationship. At the exact same moment he falls in love for Gabrielle, a young and ambitious actress. And at the same time his mother passes away, leading to a turning point in Arnaud’s life.

The Right Person for the Job (La tête de l’emploi)
Director: Wilfred Méance
Country: France, Running Time: 8min
Jean is waiting a interview for a job with Remi.