The Coast News Group

Tickets ready now for August film fest

OCEANSIDE — Movies have been selected and tickets are now available for the Oceanside International Film Festival held in August. Founded and again sponsored by Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation, OIFF’s parent entity, the festival showcases narrative features, documentaries, shorts, animation and student works from filmmakers who have not yet signed distribution agreements and look for recognition among wider audiences.This year, OIFF-2012 will use three venues downtown Oceanside — the Theater of Grace Chapel of The Coast (formerly Crest Theatre), the Star Theatre and the MediaTech Institute. OIFF-2012 opens at 5 p.m. Aug. 16, with a red-carpet reception at Star Theatre, 402 N. Coast Highway 101. Tickets can be purchased now at

Selected movies include:

— “One More Day In Hong Kong.”

— “The Lucky One”

— “The Forest Path”

— “Goodbye Hello”

— “Banjo Bill, The Ballad”

— “Finessing the Wave

— “Thumb Snatchers From the Moon Cocoon”

— “Letting Go”

— “Haircut”

—“Tiny Pupil”

— “Cody Fitz”

— “Guardians of the Gates: The Surfboats”

— “Expiration Date”

— “To Each His Own”

— “Water on Mars”

— “Outshot Ltd.”

Cost of admission includes:

— $25 for the red carpet welcome and opening evening

— $50 – regular festival pass

— $35 – senior, military, or student festival pass

— $15 – one-day regular admission

— $10 – one-day admission for seniors, military, students

— $10 – each workshop

— $35 – closing awards gala Aug. 19