California Independent Film Festival Comes to East Bay

For the first time ever, The New Rheem Theatre in Moraga is hosting the 13th Annual California Independent Film Festival (CAIFF). The festival begins tonight and ends on Thursday, Feb. 3, and it includes movie screenings, galas, and a filmmaking contest.

Celebrity actor Lou Diamond Phillips will appear at the Walnut Creek Marriott for an afternoon gala on Sunday, Jan. 30. Submissions for Iron Filmmaker, a 24-hour filmmaking contest held last weekend, will screen on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. Watch for Miramonte student films!

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