New Film Festival Bestows Awards

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“Alzheimers: A Love Story,” won the best of the fest award and two others earlier this month at the inaugural Laguna Film Festival, founded by Laguna Beach High School student Austin Fickman.

A scene from the film, “Alzheimer's - A Love Story,” which picked up three awards at a recent film festival.
A scene from the film, “Alzheimer’s – A Love Story,” which picked up three awards at a recent film festival.

A jury deciding the winning short films in eight categories included Austin’s father, film director Andy Fickman, and many others.

“Just like when making a film, it takes many people, coming together to realize a vision, we did just that this weekend.  We can’t wait for next year’s festival,” said Fickman.




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The painter known simply as Lawson is Cove Gallery’s featured artist for November. Meet the artist in the gallery, 1482 S. Coast Highway on Thursday, Nov. 5 at a reception from 6-9 p.m. during ArtWalk.



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