Learning to Drive



Language: English
Screening: Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 7:30PM
Free for Orange County Film Society members.
No tickets for sale.
Limited seating – RSVP early.

The Orange County Film Society is proud to kick off this season with an advance screening of LEARNING TO DRIVE

Membership to the Orange County Film Society is currently closed. To be put on a waiting list for new membership, click here.

Lido Live Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, 92663
949.673.8350

A literary agent (Patricia Clarkson) whose husband left her and a Sikh driving instructor (Ben Kingsley) on the verge of an arranged marriage find that each has something to learn from the other about starting life anew.

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People Places Things



Language: English
Screening: Tuesday, August 11th, 2015 at 7:30PM
Free for Orange County Film Society members.
No tickets for sale.
Limited seating – RSVP early.

The Orange County Film Society is proud to kick off this season with an advance screening of PEOPLE PLACES THINGS

Membership to the Orange County Film Society is currently closed. To be put on a waiting list for new membership, click here.

Lido Live Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, 92663
949.673.8350

A newly single graphic novelist navigates life, raising his young twin daughters, a case of writer’s block, a classroom full of students and a new love while letting go of the woman who left him.

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The Passion of Augustine



Language: English
Screening: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015 at 7:30PM
Free for Orange County Film Society members.
No tickets for sale.
Limited seating – RSVP early.

The Orange County Film Society is proud to kick off this season with an advance screening of THE PASSION OF AUGUSTINE

Membership to the Orange County Film Society is currently closed. To be put on a waiting list for new membership, click here.

Lido Live Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, 92663
949.673.8350

Simone Beaulieu, better known as Mother Augustine, runs a convent school for girls in the 1960s. She has turned the little convent into a musical treasure where the students have won every prestigious music competition in the region. When her talented but rebellious niece joins the convent and the government threatens to shut down the school in favor of public education she and her fellow nuns are forced to confront the waves of modernity and Mother Augustine herself must search her soul for a new calling.

2015 NEWPORT BEACH FILM FESTIVAL JURY AWARD WINNER

2015 Shorts Showcase



Screening: Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 at 7:30PM
Free for Orange County Film Society members.
No tickets for sale.
Limited seating – RSVP early.

The Orange County Film Society is proud to continue this season with a program of select short films in THE 2015 OCFS SHORTS SHOWCASE.

Membership to the Orange County Film Society is currently closed. To be put on a waiting list for new membership, click here.

Lido Live Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, 92663
949.673.8350

Featuring the following films:


The Answers (dir. Michael Goode)
The Present (dir. Jacob Frey)
Identity Theft (dir. Carlos Lopez Estrada)
The Haircut (dir. Alexis O. Korycinski)
Lost Music (dir. Deborah LaVine)
Deadly (dir. Aidan McAteer)
The Bridge Partner (dir. Gabriel Olson)
Teeth (dirs. Directed by John Kennedy & Ruairí O’Brie)
Le Refuge (dir. Elliot Thomson)

Do I Sound Gay?



Language: English
Screening: Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 at 7:30PM
Free for Orange County Film Society members.
No tickets for sale.
Limited seating – RSVP early.

The Orange County Film Society is proud to kick off this season with an advance screening of DO I SOUND GAY?

Membership to the Orange County Film Society is currently closed. To be put on a waiting list for new membership, click here.

Lido Live Theater
3459 Via Lido
Newport Beach, 92663
949.673.8350

Is there such a thing as a “gay voice”? Why do some people “sound gay” but not others? Why are gay voices a mainstay of pop culture—but also a trigger for anti-gay harassment? The feature documentary Do I Sound Gay? explores these questions and more and includes revealing interviews with Margaret Cho, Tim Gunn, Don Lemon, Dan Savage, David Sedaris and George Takei.

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