The sun, the stars, the stories await you June 2-5th at the 14th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival. Our line-up includes feature films, narratives, shorts, documentaries, episodics, comedies , surf films . There is something for everyone at the Lighthouse International Film Festival from the sophisticated cinephile to the causal movie goer. Beautiful Long Beach Island is 18 miles of sand and six miles out to sea. Come for the films, stay for the sun and fun.
The Lighthouse International Film Festival brings to Long Beach Island, a 4-day cinematic experience which includes exciting, cutting-edge international and independent films from the world's top film festivals, fascinating discussions and panels. LIFF mission is to give independent filmmakers from around the world an opportunity for their voices to be heard and stories to be told, allow for diverse storytelling, and gives audiences the opportunity to explore current issues and to be educated, enlightened, engaged, and entertained. We believe film, as an art form, has the power to bridge cultures and illuminate the universality of the human experience, while fostering respect for our common humanity. One of LIFF's core missions is to select cutting-edge, thought-provoking independent films that reflect on the most impactful societal issues of the day. Our mission is driven by our belief in the value of inclusion, diversity, and equity.
The 14th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival will be taking place on June 2-5th 2022 on beautiful Long Beach Island , New Jersey. LIFF is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to showcasing cutting edge diverse, dynamic storytelling, with a focus on unique voices and it blends the prestige of a carefully curated lineup of films with the intimacy of local arthouse screenings – screenings feature extended Q&As, while industry breakfasts and filmmaker access to all film screenings and events encourage networking and relationships-building. Whether at a screening, a panel discussion, a meeting over ice cream at the beach or just catching some waves at one of LBI’s terrific surfing spots, LIFF wants filmmakers and attendees to celebrate the myriad ways in which storytelling is exploding.The sun, the stars, the stories await you on LBI!