Skip to main content

Coronado Island Film Festival Will Bring New And Old Films To The Big Screen

Leonard Maltin's Celebrity Tribute in the Crown Room of the Hotel del Coronad...

Credit: Courtesy of Coronado Island Film Festival

Above: Leonard Maltin's Celebrity Tribute in the Crown Room of the Hotel del Coronado, November 2018.

KPBS Midday Edition Segments podcast branding

It’s a film festival worthy of all the old-time charm and glamour of the Hotel Del itself. The Coronado Island film fest

Aired: November 6, 2019 | Transcript

The Coronado Island Film Festival begins Friday, bringing new films, old films and celebrities to various venues in Coronado, including the Hotel Del, the Vintage Village Arts Theatre and the Coronado Performing Arts Center.

Screenings of “Marriage Story” with Scarlett Johanson and Adam Driver and “The Etruscan Smile” will open the festival.

Celebrated film critic Leonard Maltin will also be handing out his achievement awards at the festival's signature event.

The festival runs through Monday and will close with three films, including a screening of "Some Like It Hot" on the beach.

The festival's artistic director, Andy Friedenberg, joined Midday Edition on Wednesday with a preview of the festival.

Midday Edition banner

KPBS Midday Edition is a daily radio news magazine keeping San Diego in the know on everything from politics to the arts.

Want more KPBS news?
Find us on Twitter and Facebook, or sign up for our newsletters.

To view PDF documents, Download Acrobat Reader.