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TIME LIFE magazine holiday gift guide via 360 MAGAZINE.

Time Life’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Time Life’s 2022 Holiday Gift Guide Featuring the Very Best DVD and Music Collections

From Elvis Presley to The Beatles and The Rolling Stone, The Temptations and The Supremes, The Ed Sullivan Show broadcast the music revolution into living rooms across America. Perfect for holiday gift giving, Time Life presents ED SULLIVAN’S ROCK & ROLL CLASSICS, a spectacular DVD collector’s set featuring two decades of historic music performances from the longest-running and most iconic prime-time variety show in television history

From the late 50s through the early ’70s — families across America gathered around their television every Sunday night to watch The Ed Sullivan Show. And while the country and its music underwent an enormous evolution over the course of those years, the show not only kept up with the times, but it informed them — evidenced by the wide variety of acts fortunate enough to perform live on the stage of Studio 50. From slick-haired snarlers to soulful singing groups to rebellious rockers from across the Atlantic, Ed Sullivan’s musical guests were a who’s who of the era’s popular culture. And today, they’re regarded as some of the greatest artists of all time. The long and winding road of music history is full of forks, but from the 1950s through the early ’70s, one stop was essential: The Ed Sullivan Show.

The acclaimed TV DVD archivists at Time Life invite music lovers and classic TV aficionados to experience the excitement of these once-in-a-lifetime performances in one spectacular DVD collection: ED SULLIVAN’S ROCK & ROLL CLASSICS. From rock n’ roll legends to shimmering soul superstars, The British Invasion to Folk Rock, psychedelic pop, and so much more, Ed Sullivan showcased them all on his Sunday Night variety show, week after unforgettable week. This set brings the very best of these performances together in one memorable 10-disc set, featuring 128 live, uncut performances from the greatest performers and musical icons of the 20th century including The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Elvis, The Supremes The Band, The Beach Boys, Bee Gees, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Marvin Gaye, Herman’s Hermits, Buddy Holly, The Jackson 5, Janis Joplin, The Supremes, Stevie Wonder, and many many more!

Aside from these legendary performances, ED SULLIVAN’S ROCK & ROLL CLASSICS also features never-before-released full interviews from The History of Rock N’ Roll documentary series, including David Crosby, Felix Cavaliere, Gladys Knight, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Michelle Phillips, Peter Noone, Roger McGuinn and more, a collectible, full-color 36-page booklet, packed with archival photos and fascinating facts, along with The All-Star Comedy Special, a free bonus DVD which includes performances by the top comedians on The Ed Sullivan Show including Alan King, Flip Wilson, George Carlin, Joan Rivers, Phyllis Diller, Rich Little, Richard Pryor, Rodney Dangerfield and many more. (Available exclusively from Time Life $119.96).

Since the earliest days of country music, gospel music spilled from the Sunday morning church pews and was recorded by the popular artists of the day. And it’s that powerful and undeniable connection between its most iconic performers and gospel that’s celebrated in the inspirational 10-disc collector’s set, AMAZING GRACE: COUNTRY STARS SING SONGS OF FAITH AND HOPE, available just in time for holiday gift giving!

Spotlighting some of the best-loved artists in country music, and featuring 153 incredible live performances, this collection is filled with the sharing of powerful songs of faith that have reverberated inside church walls and concert halls for decades. 

Now for the very first time, home audiences can enjoy live performances of the greatest country artists performing songs of faith and hope, all in one stunning, star-studded collection. Highlighted by live performances from Alan Jackson, Alabama, the Statler Brothers, Josh Turner, Vince Gill, Randy Travis, George Jones, Reba McEntire, The Oak Ridge Boys, Dolly Parton, Tennessee Ernie Ford, the Gatlin Brothers and dozens more, they’ve all gone back to their roots to revive such timeless hymns as “Amazing Grace”, “How Great Thou Art”, “In the Garden”, “What a Friend We Have in Jesus”, “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” and more!  A powerful intersection between faith and art, this collectible set also includes bonuses too numerous to mention, but includes more than a dozen exclusive interviews and performances, a full-color 36-page collector’s book loaded with archival photos and two bonus DVDs from the “Opry Gospel Classics” set, featuring live performances from the stage of the iconic theater (Available exclusively on Time Life $134.95)

Time Life delivers RUSSELL SIMMONS’ DEF COMEDY JAM COLLECTION, the dopest, deffest DVD collection hailing from the smash-hit HBO series, a showcase for some of the biggest names in comedy – from Dave Chappelle and Kevin Hart to Martin Lawrence, Chris Rock and more! This iconic TV series gets the award-winning Time Life boxed set treatment with an epic 12-disc set featuring 36 of the best episodes from all 9 Seasons, a bonus DVD of Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer Present: All Star Comedy Jam, and a 24-page Def Comedy Jam collector’s booklet!

When Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam premiered on HBO in the winter of 1992, the nation’s cool kids took notice. The “for mature audiences only” show aired Fridays at midnight, leading legions of college students and young adults to exit the clubs and finds TVs – or not go out at all – so they could catch a half-hour glimpse of the would-be stars who made them laugh, and the hip-hop stars and superstar athletes who were in the studio audience. Def Comedy Jam would go on to become one of HBO’s earliest mega-hits, and by the late ’90s it was the #1 comedy show to ever air on pay TV and cable. In fact, no other modern-day comedy tour or series can boast a run so successful that dozens of its denizens were skyrocketed from regional obscurity to international superstardom, including Martin Lawrence, Chris Tucker, Cedric the Entertainer, Dave Chappelle, Tiffany Haddish, Tracy Morgan, Steve Harvey, Bernie Mac, and Kevin Hart. 

Now, Time Life delivers this smash series to comedy lovers everywhere with a 12-disc DVD set featuring the very best episodes from the biggest, groundbreaking, star-making comedy show of all time! Included in the jam-packed set are 36 episodes across all nine history-making seasons – over 23 hours of non-stop laughs from comedy giants such as Bill Bellamy, Cedric the Entertainer, Dave Chappelle, Earthquake, Mike Epps, Adele Givens, Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart, Steve Harvey, D.L. Hughley, Queen Latifah, Martin Lawrence, Bernie Mac, Tracy Morgan, Chris Tucker, Sheryl Underwood, Damon Wayans, Jr., and so many more! Aside from far too many celebrity cameos to mention, the set also includes a bonus episode of “2 Raw 4 TV,” which speaks for itself. (Available exclusively on Time Life $99.95)

Each year, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame honors rock music’s greats during a prestigious black-tie ceremony. These induction ceremonies-featuring the biggest names in classic rock from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s – have become nearly as epic as the artists they celebrate. Across 10 DVDs, ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME IN CONCERT brings together the very best performances from 34 years of induction ceremonies – over 33 hours of incredible entertainment, along with poignant reunions, one-of-a-kind collaborations, moving and often hilarious induction speeches! 

Featuring 201 total performances, on ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME IN CONCERT, you’ll be treated to unforgettable performances by the likes of AC/DC, Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Bon Jovi, Cheap Trick, Chicago, ELO, Fleetwood Mac, Heart, Mick Jagger, Journey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Paul McCartney, John Mellencamp, Tom Petty, Prince, R.E.M., Paul Simon, Simon and Garfunkel, Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Sting, James Taylor and U2. Classic rock aficionados will thrill to the once-in-a-lifetime on-stage collaborations including “Born To Run” – Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band and Billy Joel, “Gimme Shelter” – U2 with Mick Jagger, Fergie and will.i.am, “The Weight” – The Band with Eric Clapton, “Teach Your Children” – Crosby, Stills & Nash with James Taylor and Emmylou Harris and “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” – Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Dhani Harrison and Prince.

And the biggest and best video music collection Time Life has ever produced is now bigger and better than ever with 22 performances from 2018 and 2019 that have never been available before by artists including Bon Jovi, The Cars, Def Leppard, Roxy Music, Stevie Nicks, The Cure, The Moody Blues and more! Also included in this set is a free 3 DVD bonus collection: the complete 25th Anniversary Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Concerts an Emmy award-winning celebration called “the best concerts ever” it also includes a 36-page Rolling Stone Magazine souvenir booklet commemorating these shows. (Available exclusively at Time Life.com $119.96)

The 60s were a decade of change. New hopes, dreams, and attitudes created the fantastic music scene that still echoes to this day. Now, for the first time ever, the most significant artists performing their biggest pop hits from an unforgettable decade are together in FOREVER 60s, a 9-CD set guaranteed to bring you back to yesteryear!    

Only Time Life could bring music lovers such a variety of musical magic, including original hit recordings such as “Wouldn’t It Be Nice” by The Beach Boys, “Cherish” by The Association, “Can’t Take My Eyes off You” by Frankie Valli, “These Eyes” by The Guess Who, “Put a Little Love in Your Heart” by Jackie DeShannon, “Oh, Pretty Woman” by Roy Orbison, and so many more. Other iconic performers of the time includes the best-loved hits from Bobby Darin, Dionne Warwick, Elvis Presley, The Monkees, Neil Sedaka, The Rascals, Sony and Cher and more! FOREVER 60s also includes a FREE bonus CD “Motown’s 60s Classics” that includes hits from The Supremes, Four Tops, The Temptations and Stevie Wonder, along with a collectible 24-page booklet featuring photos and stories about the artists and their timeless 60s songs. (Available exclusively on Time Life $149.95)

Nothing matches the unmistakable passion of Soul music. The legends of Soul in the 50s and 60s brought us songs packed with intense passion and emotion, and these hits bring back wonderful memories of that era when all-time legends gave us the true beginnings of Soul. Now, for the first time ever, of the most beloved hits from this golden age of soul are together in Time Life’s FOREVER SOUL, a superlative 9-CD collection.

FOREVER SOUL features 154 original classics that defined a generation including “Respect” by Aretha Franklin, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” by Marvin Gaye, “(Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay” by Otis Redding, “I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown, “I’ve Got A Woman” by Ray Charles, “Get Ready” by The Temptations, “In The Midnight Hour” by Wilson Pickett, and so many more! Other legendary artists on the collection who’ve reached deep into our hearts and touched our souls include Four Tops, The Impressions, The Isley Brothers, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Smokey Robinson, The Supremes, The Temptations and more! Also included is a FREE Bonus CD, The Best of Sam Cooke, filled with 15 incredible hits by one of Soul’s most influential artists including “Wonderful World,” “Chain Gang,” “Bring It On Home To Me,” “You Send Me,” “Cupid,” and many more! (Available exclusively at Time Life.com $149.95)

Beaches, sunsets, and lazy afternoons filled with sun-kissed melodies and cherished memories. These are the songs that make every day feel like summertime. Sit back and relax with the soft rock sounds of the 70s and 80s with Time Life’s SUMMER BREEZE COLLECTION

Across 10 CDs, SUMMER BREEZE soft rock fans will thrill to the most unforgettable soft rock classics including “Breeze” by Seals & Crofts, “Sailing” by Christopher Cross, “Escape (The Pi&#f1a Colada Song)” by Rupert Holmes. “Sara Smile” from Daryl Hall & John Oates, “Still the One” from Orleans and “Even the Nights Are Better” by Air Supply. Other favorite artists of the time include Ambrosia, America, Bread, Chicago, Phil Collins, Doobie Brothers, Fleetwood Mac, Dan Fogelberg, Kenny Loggins, Toto and so many more! Included is also a FREE Bonus CD, Classic Rock Ballads, filled with 16 hits including “Let Me Take You Home Tonight” by Boston, “Lady” by Styx, “Heaven” by Warrant, “Keep On Loving You” by REO Speedwagon, “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad” by Meat Loaf and more! (Available exclusively on TimeLife.com $139.95)

Austin City Limits is the longest-running music show in television history, and since the beginning it has held a special connection to country music. Beloved by artists and fans alike, Austin City Limits is known for authentic music presented in live and uncut performances and with AUSTIN CITY LIMITS COUNTRY, home audiences can experience Austin City Limits country music like never before! 

Hand-selected from over 40 years of Austin City Limits archives AUSTIN CITY LIMITS COUNTRY brings together most iconic country artists across five decades performances their most beloved hits, and features an astounding 164 live, uncut performances from 1974 – 2018 including Willie Nelson’s “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain,” Johnny Cash’s “Folsom Prison Blues,” George Strait’s “Amarillo By Morning”, Reba McEntire’s “Whoever’s In New England”, Vince Gill’s “Whenever You Come Around”, Alan Jackson’s “Livin’ On Love”, and Tim McGraw’s “Live Like You Were Dying.” Other country icons featured include   Loretta Lynn, Marty Robbins and Buck Owens, superstars such as Alan Jackson, Vince Gill, Dolly Parton, and Randy Travis plus today’s greats including Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, and Brad Paisley. 

Plus, AUSTIN CITY LIMITS COUNTRY includes once-in-a-lifetime collaborations like Sheryl Crow and Kris Kristofferson singing “Me and Bobby McGee” Vince Gill and Patty Loveless singing “After The Fire Is Gone” and Emmylou Harris singing “Crazy” along with Willie Nelson who wrote the song. Also featured are bonus interviews a FREE bonus DVD of the Austin City Limits 1974 pilot episode featuring a complete Willie Nelson concert and a collectible memory booklet. (Available exclusively on TimeLife.com $119.96)

About Time Life Time Life is one of the world’s pre-eminent creators and direct marketers of unique music and video/DVD products, specializing in distinctive multi-media collections that evoke memories of yesterday, capture the spirit of today, and can be enjoyed for a lifetime. TIME LIFE and the TIME LIFE logo are registered trademarks of Time Warner Inc. and affiliated companies used under license by Direct Holdings Americas Inc., which is not affiliated with Time Warner Inc. or Time Inc.

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Coronado Island Film Festival 2022 via 360 MAGAZINE

Coronado Island Film Festival 2022

The 2022 Coronado Island Film Festival 
Opens this week with awards hopefuls, indie fest favorites and  
Leonard Maltin Industry Awards Gala Honorees
 
Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light is the Opening Night selection, 
Elegance Bratton’s The Inspection is the Centerpiece selection, 
and Maria Schrader’s She Said taking the Closing Night spot
 
Honorees include Geena Davis, Jacqueline Bisset, 
Ron Shelton, Elegance Bratton, Charles Fox, and Vanessa Roth   

The Coronado Island Film Festival (November 10-13) opens this week with an impressive lineup of films with awards-aspirations, as well as the honorees for the 2022 Leonard Maltin Industry Awards Gala. Sam Mendes’ Empire of Light  is the Opening Night selection, Elegance Bratton’s The Inspection is the Centerpiece selection, and Maria Schrader’s She Said taking the Closing Night spot, along with CIFF’s traditional screening of Billy Wilder’s classic Some Like it Hot.

The impressive list of honorees will include Geena DavisJacqueline BissetRon SheltonElegance BrattonCharles Fox, and Vanessa Roth.

Coronado Island has long served as home away from home to Hollywood’s finest since the golden era of film, and continues to uphold and celebrate its chic charm and rich cinematic history even today The festival, returning as a fully in-person event, has curated a slate of immersive programming including studio and independent films, engaging panels, parties, and of course the premiere event, the Leonard Maltin Industry Tribute Awards Gala, hosted in the Hotel del Coronado’s iconic Crown Room, all of which thread together a wonderful celebration of the art and science of cinematic storytelling. The Presenting Sponsor for the evening is Ms. Carolynn Berardi Towbin, CEO of Towbin Motors.

Screening on Thursday, November 10, the Opening Night selection, Sam Mendes’s Empire of Light is a deeply personal drama starring Academy Award® -winner Olivia Colman. Also starring Micheal Ward, Tom Brooke, Toby Jones, and Colin Firth, the film is a love story that takes place in an English coastal cinema during the 1980s. The Centerpiece screening will be Elegance Bratton’s The Inspection. The film focuses on a young, gay Black man, who decides to join the Marines to combat the rejection he has dealt with, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. The Closing Night selection of Maria Schrader’s She Said  features two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan as New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who together broke the Harvey Weinstein story. Also screening on Closing Night will be Billy Wilder’s classic Some Like it Hot (1959) as audiences can revel in the film at one of its famous locations.

This year, two-time Academy Award® winner and screen icon Geena Davis will accept the Legacy Award, honoring her career as an actress and the establishment of the Geena Davis Institute of Gender in Media, whose documented research has affected significant changes within the entertainment industry. The Institute, and Geena recently received the Governor’s Award at the 2022 Emmy Awards. A hosted book promotion event taking place at Hotel del Coronado will showcase her new memoir, Dying of Politeness, and a conversation with Geena. This event is sponsored in association with the Coronado Library and Warwick’s Bookstore. 

International film star, Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe Award® winner, Jacqueline Bisset, will be honored with The Cultural Icon Award. “Actress to Icon” Jacqueline will premiere her new film, Loren & Rose, with Director Russell Brown on Friday followed by a Saturday retrospective screening of Day for Night, with preeminent film historian, Leonard Maltin where they will discuss her diverse career from ballet dancer, fashion model to award-winning actress. 

Ron Shelton, American film director, screenwriter and former minor league baseball infielder will receive the Leonard Maltin Award. Ron is known for the many films he has made about sports including Bull DurhamTin CupHollywood HomicidePlay It to the Bone, and White Men Can’t Jump and his most recent work on LA’s Finest, starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba. CIFF will present a special screening of Bull Durham followed by a Q&A with Shelton.

Award-winning and boundary-breaking director, writer and producer, Elegance Bratton, will accept the inaugural Trailblazer Award. Bratton began making films as a US Marine after spending a decade homeless. As a member of the LGBTQ+ community, his work captures stories untold with an intention to show the universal power of our shared humanity. 

Multi-award-winning composer and songwriter Charles Fox will accept the Transcendent Award. His credits include the theme song and episodes of classic 1970s shows including Love, American StyleThe Love Boat, Happy Days, Laverne & ShirleyWonder WomanWide World of Sports, and the original Monday Night Football. As a songwriter, his credits include the Grammy® winning hit song performed by Roberta Flack, “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” “I Got a Name” performed by Jim Croce, and “Ready to Take a Chance Again” performed by Barry Manilow. His movie credits include the scores for Barbarella9 to 5Oh God and many more. A documentary about Charles Fox’s life, Killing Me Softly with His Songswill screen at CIFF, followed by a Q&A with Fox.

Academy Award® winning documentary filmmaker and social justice advocate, Vanessa Roth, will be honored with the Humanitarian Award. Vanessa has been creating and overseeing social impact international films, projects, campaigns, and companies for over 25 years with the goal of bringing our common humanity to light, to amplify the stories of marginalized people, places and forgotten narratives in history. Her films and series have been made in partnership with National Geographic, Disney, Amazon, Netflix, Discovery, PBS, HBO, A&E, ESPN, and the BBC, as well as with international non-profits, NGOs, brands, foundations, and more. CIFF will screen Roth’s documentary Anxious Nation, which will serve as one of the festival’s social impact films. The film takes a deep look into the crisis of anxiety and mental health in America, especially its crippling impact on kids and families. Vanessa will partake in a discussion following the film alongside her producer and subjects from the film. 

Other highlights among the Coronado Island Film Festival’s film lineup are three film festival favorites that have won awards and won over audiences in equal measure on the regional film festival tour include Ravi Kapoor’s charming Four Samosas. The film follows a happy-go-lucky, underachieving, wanna-be rapper who decides the best way to thwart his ex-girlfriend’s pending marriage to his arch-nemisis is to organize a jewery heist targeting her dowry jewels. Tom Huang’s Dealing with Dad is a crowd-pleasing comedy about a woman reluctantly heading back to her hometown to be with her brothers and deal with the sudden depression of their dad. However, they are faced with a dilemma when they discover they like him better depressed. Anna Baumgarten’s Disfluency has won numerous awards on the film festival circuit, including most recently taking Best Actress and Best Screenplay at the Newport Beach Film Festival. The film focuses on a scholar who returns home after failing her final college class, trying to put the pieces back together to come to terms with the confusing trauma that derailed her senior year. 

Additional highlight among the documentaries include Denny Tedesco’s Immediate Family. The filmmaker’s follow up to his popular The Wrecking Crew documentary, Immediate Family follows the next wave of musicians who would create the Singer-Songwriter sound backing everyone from James Taylor, Carole King, Don Henley and Linda Ronstadt, to Crosby & Nash, Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, and Keith Richards. Brent Huff’s The Jackie Stiles Story delves into the life of the 5’8″ girl from a small Kansas town, who became a basketball legend in the Midwest. Alexandre O. Philippe’s Lynch/OZ connects the famous and eccentric film auteur with Victor Fleming‘s film The Wizard of Oz, which is one of David Lynch‘s most enduring obsessions. Following the screening, there will be a Q&A moderated by Leonard Maltin, Director/Writer Alexandre O. Philippe and Director Amy Nicholson.

Along with the films and the presentations to honorees, various special engagements will be featured throughout the festival including the “Babe and Lloyd Return to Coronado” panel featuring Babe Ruth‘s grandson and Babe Ruth historian, Tom Stevens, Suzanne Lloyd, Harold Lloyd‘s granddaughter and President of Harold Lloyd Entertainment, TV Celebrity and former announcer for the San Diego Padres, John Weisbarth, and Film historian, Tim Reid. Moderated by Leonard Maltin, they’ll discuss Babe Ruth’s pioneering history as a “sports celebrity” acting in Hollywood films, unknown facts and anecdotes, as well as Babe and Harold’s fun and fascinating connections to Coronado and San Diego. 

The festival introduced Masterlabs with great success last year and this year, DANTE’S INFERNO, a Director’s MasterLab hosted by Joe Dante, will focus on his trademark cinema. PARALLEL WORLDS: ART IN FILM SERIES will feature Danish Director Andreas Koefoed, who will screen his 2022 critically acclaimed feature documentary, The Last Leonardo. Famed Australian Digital Artist and Animator, Kathryn Smith, will feature a unique presentation and exploration using 2D and 3D animation as an art form of expression with themes covering consciousness. 

For passes, tickets, and more information, please visit the festival website at www.coronadofilmfest.com

2022 Coronado Island Film Festival Official Selections

OPENING NIGHT
 

Empire of Light
Director: Sam Mendes
Country: UK; Running Time: 113 min
Sam Mendes fills his superbly cast, deeply personal drama with surprises, all emerging from a cinema in a working-class town in 1980s England. Hilary (Olivia Colman, in another knockout performance) is a single woman who runs the ticket booth, where she meets Steven (played with stirring confidence by relative newcomer Micheal Ward). Though on its surface a love story, Empire of Light is not what you might expect, as Mendes sidesteps the expected nostalgia to instead follow the credo written on the cinema’s walls: “Find in light where darkness lies.” 

CENTERPIECE
 

The Inspection 
Director: Elegance Bratton
Country: USA; Running Time: 120 min
A young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside. 

 
 
CLOSING NIGHT
 

She Said
Director: Maria Schrader
Country: United States; Running Time: 128 min
Two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young WomanAn Education) and Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against AmericaThe Big Sick) star as New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who together broke one of the most important stories in a generation— a story that shattered decades of silence around the subject of sexual assault in Hollywood and altered American culture forever. 
 
Some Like it Hot (1959)
Director: Billy Wilder
Country: USA; Running Time: 120 min
After witnessing a Mafia murder, slick saxophone player Joe (Tony Curtis) and his long-suffering buddy, Jerry (Jack Lemmon), improvise a quick plan to escape from Chicago with their lives. Disguising themselves as women, they join an all-female jazz band and hop a train bound for sunny Florida. While Joe pretends to be a millionaire to win the band’s sexy singer, Sugar (Marilyn Monroe), Jerry finds himself pursued by a real millionaire (Joe E. Brown) as things heat up and the mobsters close in.
 

 
SPECIAL SCREENINGS
 

Bull Durham (1988)
Director: Ron Shelton
Country: USA; Running Time: 120 min
In Durham, N.C., the Bulls minor league baseball team has one asset no other can claim: a poetry-loving groupie named Annie Savoy (Susan Sarandon). As the team’s season begins, Annie selects brash new recruit Ebby Calvin Laloosh (Tim Robbins), whom she christens “Nuke,” to inspire with the religion of baseball. Nuke also receives guidance from veteran player Crash Davis (Kevin Costner), who settles Nuke’s erratic pitching and teaches him to follow the catcher’s lead.
 
Day for Night (1973)
Director: François Truffaut
Country: French; Running Time: 116 min
Day for Night chronicles the production of Je Vous Présente Paméla (Meet Pamela, or literally I introduce you to Pamela), a clichéd melodrama starring aging screen icon Alexandre (Jean-Pierre Aumont), former diva Séverine (Valentina Cortese), young heartthrob Alphonse (Jean-Pierre Léaud) and a British actress, Julie Baker (Jacqueline Bisset), who is recovering from both a nervous breakdown and the controversy over her marriage to her much older doctor.
 
The Island of Lost Girls
Director: Ann-Marie Schmidt
Country: United States; Running Time: 103 min
This may be a family film, but it’s also one of the coolest, craziest and most intense nature thrillers ever made. It’s the story of three young girls trying to stick together as they get trapped in a sea cave filled with crashing waves, hundreds of sea lions, and monstrous elephant seals. 
 
Women Talking 
Director: Sarah Polley
Country: USA; Running Time: 104 min
In 2010, the women of an isolated religious community grapple with reconciling their reality with their faith. Based on the novel by Miriam Toews.

 
 
ADDITIONAL NARRATIVE FILMS
 

Corsage
Director: Marie Kreutzer
Country: USA; Running Time: 113 min
Empress Elisabeth of Austria (Vicky Krieps) is idolized for her beauty and renowned for inspiring fashion trends. But in 1877, ‘Sisi’ celebrates her 40th birthday and must fight to maintain her public image by lacing her corset tighter and tighter. While Elisabeth’s role has been reduced against her wishes to purely performative, her hunger for knowledge and zest for life makes her more and more restless in Vienna. She travels to England and Bavaria, visiting former lovers and old friends, seeking the excitement and purpose of her youth. With a future of strictly ceremonial duties laid out in front of her, Elisabeth rebels against the hyperbolized image of herself and comes up with a plan to protect her legacy.
 
Dealing with Dad
Director: Tom Huang
Country: USA; Running Time: 106 min
Margaret Chang is rocked from her perfect alpha-mom-corporate-manager life when she has to go back to her hometown to deal with her overbearing dad who’s usually an outspoken jerk but is now despondent and won’t leave the house. Since she can’t deal with her parents by herself, she drags along her older sad sack brother, ROY to help her. When they arrive back to their childhood home, they discover that their mom SOPHIE (equally overbearing) and youngest angry comic book nerd brother (still living with parents) are happy with this situation, since their dad is so much more pleasant depressed than well. The siblings struggle to understand what depression is, and whether it’s worth getting their dad better. In the meantime, they reconnect as a family by bickering and reminiscing about the bad times with Dad, learning that their familial bond is stronger than they realize.
 
Disfluency
Director: Anna Baumgarten
Country: USA; Running Time: 100 min
After failing her final college class, Jane returns home to her family’s lake house and–with the help of her friends and family–she comes to terms with the confusing trauma that derailed her senior year. 
 
Four Samosas
Director: Ravi Kapoor
Country: USA; Running Time: 80 min
Happy-go-lucky, underachieving, wanna-be rapper Vinny is dismayed to learn that his favorite ex-girlfriend Rina is planning to marry his smarmy arch-nemesis. Determined to disrupt the wedding as well as fund the dreams of his family and friends, he and his band of neighborhood pals concoct a plan to steal Rina’s dowry jewels from her father’s supermarket safe. But can this motley crew actually pull off a heist? Lighthearted and engaging, this film is big on charm and brimming with scrappy, indie-spirit. 
 
Juniper 
Director: Matthew J. Saville
Country: New Zealand; Running Time: 94 min
When teenager Sam (George Ferrier from TV series Dirty Laundry) is sent home from boarding school, the last thing he wants is to help his dad (The Luminaries’ Martin Csokas) care for his cranky, newly arrived, gin-swilling grandmother Ruth. The two immediately butt heads. But a bond grows between them as Ruth reveals her fearless spirit, and a desire to grab life while she still can. Ruth is played by legendary British actor Charlotte Rampling (45 YearsThe Night Porter).
 
Last Out
Director: Ame Livingston
Country: United States; Running Time: 140 min
Army Green Beret Danny Patton is a modern-day warrior fighting battles that range from tribal Afghanistan to his own living room. As the corrosive gears of war begin to rip apart his family, his integrity,  and his soul,  Danny is thrust into his final, eternal mission. On the other side, with Valhalla beckoning, he discovers that combat can be fueled by vengeance or by love…it just depends which price you are willing to pay. You’ve heard the war stories of the ‘first in’. This is the untold true story of the last out. 
 
Loren + Rose 
Director: Russell Brown
Country: USA; Running Time: 83 min
A single meal frames this three-act story of the indelible bond between Loren, a promising filmmaker, and Rose, a storied actress looking to reinvigorate her career. From a lunch meeting to discuss a possible collaboration grows a years-long friendship between two people whose love of art, understanding of grief, and faith in life’s potential guide them through personal and creative hardships. Kelly Blatz and Jacqueline Bisset star with a chemistry that is at once authentic and intoxicating. 
 
My Donkey, My Lover & I  Antoinette dans les Cévennes
Director: Caroline Vignal
Country: France; Running Time: 97 min
Antoinette, a school teacher, is looking forward to her long-planned summer holidays with her secret lover Vladimir, the father of one of her pupils. When learning that Vladimir cannot come because his wife organized a surprise trekking holiday in the Cévennes National Park with their daughter and a donkey to carry their load, Antoinette decides to follow their track, by herself, with Patrick, a protective donkey.

 
 
DOCUMENTARY FILMS
 

Anxious Nation
Directors: Vanessa Roth, Laura Morton
Country: United States; Running Time: 100 min
Anxious Nation takes a deep look into the crisis of anxiety and mental health in America, especially its crippling impact on kids and families.  Over the past three decades, the biggest public health threats to teenagers in the United States came from binge drinking, drunken driving, teenage pregnancy and smoking. Today, these have been replaced by soaring rates of mental health disorders—especially anxiety. In a rare public advisory in early 2022, the U.S. surgeon general warned of a devastating mental health crisis among adolescents, creating a national emergency. Like pouring gasoline on an already out of control inferno, anxiety and its impact were intensely exacerbated by the pandemic.  
 
The Best Chef in the World
Director: Ben Proudfoot
Country: USA; Running Time: 90 min
The French Laundry, run by legendary chef Thomas Keller, has often been recognized as the best restaurant in the world, but few know the story of its original founder, Sally Schmitt. In an emotional final interview before her passing in March 2022, Sally tells her own story as a pioneering chef of California cuisine and sets the table for another way to look at life: where balance, rather than recognition, is the ultimate prize.
 
Immediate Family
Director: Denny Tedesco
Country: United States; Running Time: 102 min
Directed by Denny Tedesco who made the original The Wrecking Crew documentary,  Immediate Family follows the next wave of musicians who would create the Singer-Songwriter sound backing everyone from James Taylor, Carole King, Don Henley and Linda Ronstadt, to Crosby & Nash, Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, and Keith Richards. This small team of players would go on to change the course of musical history, creating the sound of the 70’s and all that came after. 
 
The Jackie Stiles Story
Director: Brent Huff
Country: United States; Running Time: 94 min
This is the story of a 5’8″ girl from a small Kansas town, population 600, who became a basketball legend in the Midwest. Against all odds, Jackie became the all-time leading scorer in NCAA history, a record she held for 16 years. This feat was accomplished through hard work and unwavering determination. Jackie has beat numerous opponents throughout her career but now she is facing her biggest challenge. In 2017, Jackie was diagnosed with Ocular Melanoma cancer in her eye.
 
Killing Me Softly With His Songs
Director: Danny Gold
Country: USA; Running Time: 103 min
Killing Me Softly with His Songs is a musical documentary about the life and work of composer Charles Fox, known for pop hits such as “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” “I Got a Name,” and “Ready to Take a Chance Again,” as well as iconic television show themes for Happy Days, Laverne & Shirley, The Love Boat, and Wonder Woman. He is also the composer of numerous salsa records, which are so popular internationally that it is a safe bet that even as you read this, someone somewhere is dancing to a Charles Fox mambo or pachanga.  
 
The Lost Leonardo
Director: Andreas Koefoed
Country: Denmark; Running Time: 96 min
The Lost Leonardo (2021), a documentary from Danish filmmaker, Andreas Koefoed, traces the discovery of the rare “Salvatore Mundi” by the Renaissance master, Leonardo Da Vinci; the painstaking process of vetting its veracity and uncovering the multi-layered stories and mysteries surrounding this rare art find which initially sold for $ 1,175 in 2005 and then was auctioned for $ 450 million in 2017.  
 
Lynch/OZ
Director: Alexandre O. Philippe
Country: USA; Running Time: 108 min
Victor Fleming’s film The Wizard of Oz (1939) is one of David Lynch’s most enduring obsessions. This documentary goes over the rainbow to explore this Technicolor through-line in Lynch’s work. 
 
River
Directors: Jennifer Peedom, Joseph Nizeti
Country: USA; Running Time: 75 min
A journey from source to sea, River is a cinematic and musical odyssey that explores the remarkable relationship between humans and rivers. Throughout history, rivers have shaped our landscapes and our journeys; flowed through our cultures and dreams. River takes its audience on a journey through space and time; spanning six continents, and drawing on extraordinary contemporary cinematography, including satellite filming, the film shows rivers on scales and from perspectives never seen before. Its union of image, music and sparse, poetic script will create a film that is both dream-like and powerful, honouring the wildness of rivers but also recognises their vulnerability.
 
Song For Hope – The Ryan Anthony Story
Director: Chris Haigh
Country: United States; Running Time: 80 min
This is the incredible story of Ryan Anthony, the renowned principal trumpet of the Canadian Brass and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. Despite being diagnosed with a rare, terminal blood cancer and given just months to live, Ryan and his wife, Niki, started a charity called CancerBlows which organizes huge music concerts with the world’s greatest trumpet players, raising millions for cancer research and helping Ryan to live (and play) for another eight years! During that time, while undergoing treatment, he climbed Mt. Fuji with his oncologist to raise further funds and awareness for his disease, playing Amazing Grace at the summit as the sun rose.  

 
SHORT FILMS
 

A Cartoon of a Cat Sleeping
Director: Randall Christopher
Country: United States; Running Time: 7 min
 
Auntie
Director: Fawzia Mirza
Country: United States; Running Time: 7 min
 
Battle of the Titans: 24 Hours of Spa
Director: Gray Pham
Country: United States; Running Time: 30 min
 
Bus Girl
Director: Jessica Henwick
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min
 
Call Casting
Director: Kasper Vejlo Kristensen, Dylan Bruno
Country: United States; Running Time: 7 min
 
Coronado High: The Story of the Coronado Company
Director: Baxter Simpson
Country: United States; Running Time: 8 min
 
Croissant
Director: Iver Bostad
Country: Norway; Running Time: 2 min
 
Do Not Feed The Pigeons
Director: Antonin Niclass
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 9 min
 
El Carrito
Director: Zahida Pirani
Country: United States; Running Time: 15 min
 
Family Recipe
Director: Kamari Bright
Country: United States; Running Time: 5 min
 
Fish Fingers (Fischknusperli)
Director: Lars Mulle
Country: Switzerland; Running Time: 8 min
 
Five Cents
Director: Aaron Hughes
Country: United States; Running Time: 5 min
 
Flat Earther
Director: Brian James Crewe
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min
 
Flying Fur
Director: Alicia Wszelaki, Matthew Nothelfer
Country: United States; Running Time: 36 min
 
Forgetting Caroline
Director: Alexis Duran
Country: United States; Running Time: 15 min
 
Free to Care
Director: Chris Temple, Owen Dubeck
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min
 
Freedom Swimmer
Director: Olivia Martin-McGuire
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 15 min
 
Guardian Angel
Director: Tobias Kampmann
Country: Denmark; Running Time: 23 min
 
Hear My Voice
Director: Daniele Guerra
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 12 min
 
Home
Director: Virginia Gilbert
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 12 min
 
In Search of Boozers and Schmucks
Director: Hrag Yedalian
Country: United States; Running Time: 13 min
 
Into Dust
Director: Orlando von Einsiedel
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 40 min
 
Jeff
Director: Walter Joesph Woodman
Country: Canada; Running Time: 6 min
 
John Leguizamo Live at Rikers
Director: Elena Francesca Engel
Country: United States; Running Time: 26 min
 
Lane Five
Director: Matthew Van Sliger
Country: United States; Running Time: 17 min
 
Little White Shadows
Director: Ayannah Love
Country: United States; Running Time: 9 min
 
Lost Art
Director: Leif Ramsey
Country: United States; Running Time: 16 min
 
Louis I. King of the Sheep (Louis 1er Roi des Moutons)
Director: Markus Wulf
Country: Germany; Running Time: 8 min
 
Miyeok-Guk
Director: 
Country: United States; Running Time: 9 min
 
Molly’s Light
Director: 
Country: United States; Running Time: 7 min
 
My Happy Place
Director: Devin Scott
Country: United States; Running Time: 18 min
 
Nice To Meet You All
Director: Guen  Murroni
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 12 min
 
Nicholas Brothers: Stormy Weather
Director: Michael Shevloff
Country: United States; Running Time: 20 min
 
Night of the Living Dread
Director: Ida Melum
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 11 min
 
Notice Me
Director: Kurt Andrew Schneider
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min
 
Nuisance Bear
Director: Jack Weisman, Gabriela Osio Vanden
Country: Canada; Running Time: 14 min
 
Pete the Pond
Director: 
Country: United Kingdom; Running Time: 15 min
 
Runner
Director: Hanne Bruun
Country: Denmark; Running Time: 12 min
 
Sandstorm (Mulaqat)
Director: Seemab Gul
Country: Pakistan; Running Time: 20 min
 
She Dreams At Sunrise
Director: Camrus Johnson
Country: United States; Running Time: 11 min
 
Sole Trail
Director: Daniel M. Dyer, Petey Dyer
Country: United States; Running Time: 35 min
 
Steakhouse
Director: Špela Čadež
Country: Slovenia; Running Time: 10 min
 
Stranger at the Gate
Director: Joshua Seftel
Country: United States; Running Time: 30 min
 
Table for 3 (Mesa para 3)
Director: √Ålvaro G. Company, Meka Ribera
Country: Spain; Running Time: 13 min
 
The Bank Loan (El Crédito)
Director: Alex Escudero
Country: Spain; Running Time: 20 min
 
The Interview
Director: Inga Moren Tapias
Country: United States; Running Time: 9 min
 
The Most Boring Granny in the Whole World
Director: Damaris Zielke
Country: Germany; Running Time: 7 min
 
The Originals
Director: Cristina Maria Costantini, Alfie Kim Koetter
Country: United States; Running Time: 10 min
 
The Oubliette
Director: Max Hendrickson
Country: Ireland; Running Time: 10 min
 
The Pomegranate Tree
Director: Kanika Vora
Country: United States; Running Time: 18 min
 
The Prince and the Goblin
Director: Cory Byam
Country: United States; Running Time: 12 min
 
The Sentence of Michael Thompson
Director: Kyle Thrash, Haley Elizabeth Anderson
Country: United States; Running Time: 25 min
 
Wei-Lai
Director: Robin Wang
Country: United States; Running Time: 14 min
 
When I Get Grown-Reflections of a Freedom Rider
Director: Chris Preitauer
Country: United States; Running Time: 31 min
 
Who (Quién)
Director: Carlos Martin
Country: Spain; Running Time: 18 min
 
Winter of ’79
Director: Julia Elihu
Country: United States; Running Time: 21 min
 
Yellow Wallpaper
Director: Ricky Rhodes
Country: USA; Running Time: 18 min
 
 
ABOUT CORONADO ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL
The Coronado Island Film Festival (CIFF) is a 501 (c)(3) charitable corporation in good standing whose mission is to welcome makers and lovers of film from all over the world to the storied seaside village of Coronado, California to celebrate the magical art of visual storytelling. Coronado’s enduring love affair with Hollywood began more than a century ago at the iconic Hotel del Coronado, our festival’s Presenting Sponsor. Launched in 2016, CIFF quickly established itself as a unique, walkable, destination film festival. 

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Questlove Supreme × Sleater-Kinney

Acclaimed music & pop culture-based iHeart Podcast Series, Questlove Supreme, today debuts newest episode featuring acclaimed rock band Sleater-Kinney. In this episode Questlove and Team Supreme talk with Sleater-Kinney about their 25 years as a band, creativity during COVID, and new album Path of Wellness.

Listen to this weeks episode with Sleater-Kinney HERE.

Prior guests on Questlove Supreme have included Mariah Carey, Zoe Kravitz, James Taylor, Seth Rogan, Estelle, Jimmy Fallon, Kurtis Blow and several others. It was announced earlier this year that Questlove Supreme is rolling out Classic Episodes from years past on Mondays. These episodes will include conversations with Michelle Obama, Cree Summer, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al and many more. Check them out HERE. 

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guests origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. Additional hosts on the series include renowned and award-winning on-air personality and music commentator Laiya St.Clair, GRAMMY Award-nominated rapper/singer Phonte Coleman, GRAMMY, Tony and Emmy award winning music director “Unpaid” Bill Sherman and engineer for Questlove, The Roots, The Tonight Show and Elvis Costello “Suga” Steve Mandel.

Microphone illustration by Heather Skovlund for 360 Magazine

Questlove Supreme Debuts New Episode

Acclaimed music & pop culture-based iHeart Podcast Series, Questlove Supreme, today debuts newest episode featuring acclaimed music producer Mark Ronson. Questlove Supreme’s July programming kicked off last week with an interview with iconic comedian Gina Yashere. Additional upcoming guests this month include rock duo Sleater-Kinney & Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Howard Hewett

Listen to this week’s episode with Mark Ronson HERE

Prior guests on Questlove Supreme have included Mariah Carey, Zoe Kravitz, James Taylor, Seth Rogan, Estelle, Jimmy Fallon, Kurtis Blow and several others. It was announced earlier this year that Questlove Supreme is rolling out Classic Episodes from years past on Mondays. These episodes will include conversations with Michelle Obama, Cree Summer, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al and many more. Check them out HERE.

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. Additional hosts on the series include renowned and award-winning on-air personality and music commentator Laiya St.Clair, GRAMMY Award-nominated rapper/singer Phonte Coleman, GRAMMY, Tony and Emmy award winning music director “Unpaid” Bill Shermanand engineer for Questlove, The Roots, The Tonight Show and Elvis Costello “Suga” Steve Mandel.

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Questlove Supreme Black History Month Programming

Last Week Featured Acclaimed Episode With Iconic Singer-Songwriter Stephanie Mills

Acclaimed music & pop culture-based iHeart Podcast Series, Questlove Supreme, today releases its newest episode featuring an exclusive interview with the legendary, Reverend Al Sharpton. This episode of Questlove Supreme is the perfect way close out the podcast’s Black History Month programming while continuing the conversation.

At 4 years old Reverend Al Sharpton knew what his mission would be in life and so his journey began as a great orator, warrior and leader in the plight of justice and equality for Black people. Listen as Reverend Al shares his story with Quest and Team Supreme and find out how music was pivotal in framing his story.

Listen to this week’s episode featuring Reverend Al Sharpton, out today HERE.

Listen to last week’s episode with Stephanie Mills HERE.

Prior guests on Questlove Supreme have included Mariah Carey, Zoe Kravitz, James Taylor, Seth Rogan,  Estelle, Jimmy Fallon, Kurtis Blow and several others. It was announced earlier this year that Questlove Supreme is rolling out Classic Episodes from years past on Mondays. These episodes will include conversations with Michelle Obama, Cree Summer, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Rock, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al and many more. Check them out HERE.

Questlove Supreme is a fun, irreverent and educational weekly podcast that digs deep into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons in a way that only Questlove and Team Supreme can deliver. Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins (along with a few never-before-revealed secrets to their success) to their life passions and current projects. Additional hosts on the series include renowned and award-winning on-air personality and music commentator Laiya St.Clair, GRAMMY Award-nominated rapper/singer Phonte Coleman, GRAMMY, Tony and Emmy award winning music director “Unpaid” Bill Sherman, and engineer for Questlove, The Roots, The Tonight Show and Elvis Costello, “Suga” Steve Mandel.