RECEPTION: The 1st annual Food, Wine & Film Fundraising Party will be an evening dedicated to supporting the La Costa Film Festival and its efforts to foster a new cultural experience in North County with exciting film and culinary offerings. Held in the luxurious Cinépolis Theatres, guests will enjoy fine wines and delectable cuisine presented by Cinépolis chefs. There will be a special pre-screening of the film, American Wine Story, and a representative from the film will answer questions.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the La Costa Film Festival’s community efforts to raise awareness of North County’s rich and vibrant film community by supporting the festival and honoring its filmmakers. NOTE: This a 21+ only event.
AMERICAN WINE STORY: After an upstart winemaker’s untimely death, his sister steps in to try to save his fledgling winery for his eight-year-old son. American Wine Story blends this with other tales of risk and reinvention for those who are born again into the wine industry.
PLEASE NOTE: THE STAR PASS DOES NOT PROVIDE ACCESS TO THIS FUNDRAISING EVENT!
Tickets can be purchased separately!
Length: 80 mins
American Wine Story is David Baker’s directorial debut. He has written award-winning screenplays and fiction and holds a Master of Fine Arts from Columbia College Chicago. He has worked in commercial vineyards and makes some pretty good pinot noir in his garage. He co-directed the short film A Country Wedding with Justin Smith, and the pair are currently at work on their next project, a documentary about the global decline of coral reefs.