16th Annual Other Venice Film Festival
Name: 16th Annual Other Venice Film Festival
Date: October 4, 2019 - October 5, 2019
The Other Venice Film Festival (OVFF) proudly returns, better than ever, for its 16th season this October 4th to 5th. The OVFF is a nonprofit community event dedicated to screening full- length, short and animated films that embody the spirit, energy, and diversity of Venice, California.
About Beyond Baroque
Is one of the United States' leading independent Literary | Arts Centers and public spaces dedicated to expanding the public's knowledge of poetry, literature and art through cultural events and community interaction. Founded in 1968, Beyond Baroque is based out of the original City Hall building in Venice, California.
The Center offers a diverse variety of literary and arts programming including readings, workshops, new music and education. The building also houses a bookstore with the largest collection of new poetry books and CDs for sale and an archive that houses over 40,000 books, including small press and limited-edition publications, chronicling the history of poetry movements in Los Angeles and beyond.
Through the years, Beyond Baroque has played muse to the Venice Beats, the burgeoning Punk movement and visiting scholars. Many of the city's leading literary talents, including Dennis Cooper, Wanda Coleman, Tom Waits, Exene Cervenkova and Amy Gerstler, are alumni of the Wednesday night poetry workshop. Many of the worlds most well known independent artists, including Patti Smith, Michael McClure, Dana Gioia, and Viggo Mortensen have performed on its stage.