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Lighthouse Film Festival on LBI

Lighthouse 2024 Hits LBI!

The film festival is about to take over our little island and we couldn't be more excited! 

We take pride in curating a diverse selection of exceptional films from around the world. We've carefully selected films that have made waves
at renowned festivals such as Tribeca, Cannes, Sundance and SXSW, among many others. 

Check out our 2024 Program below. 


 

Come see the light!
Experience cinematic magic at the Lighthouse International Film Festival June 5 - 9th.

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The 16th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival, will place from June 5 - 9, 2024 and promises to be a spectacular showcase of films handpicked from the top film festivals worldwide, including Sundance, SXSW, TIFF and more.

As the festival approaches, the excitement is palpable. Filmmakers and movie buffs from around the globe  join us on our 18 miles of Jersey Shore paradise to immerse themselves in a world of cinematic artistry, entertainment and stimulating conversation.

Choose from an All Access Pass for entry to any film or party, a Films Only Pass for all film screenings, or individual tickets for less commitment.

 

No matter what you choose, we invite you to enjoy the Lighthouse International Film Festival's exceptional program of films, workshops and top-notch parties. 

Lighthouse Film Festival in the News

"Lighthouse should absolutely be on every filmmaker's radar. A no-brainer for your submission shortlist."
- Joshua Radford

WRITE BY THE BEACH SCREENWRITERS SERIES

October 19-26, 2024

LIFF SUCCESS STORIES

Our Jersey Shore festival has been a launchpad for extraordinary talent. We take pride in having showcased and supported films that have not only garnered Oscar attention but also achieved acclaim on the grandest stages of cinema. Here are just a few of our finest examples.

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LIFF IN THE PRESS

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"IndieWire’s Best Film Festivals June Has to Offer"
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"The 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World 2020"
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Interview with Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, Directors of LIFF Doc 
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“American Factory” Screens at Lighthouse International Film Festival

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Scott Rosenfelt Accepts LIFF’s Award for Outstanding Career in Filmmaking

The Lighthouse International Film Festival wishes to recognize  Scott Rosenfelt for his outstanding career in filmmaking. Mr. Rosenfelt has created iconic films including Teen Wolf (1985, starring Michael J. Fox), Mystic Pizza (1988, starring Julia Roberts), and Home Alone (1990, starring Macaulay Culkin).

Lighthouse Int'l Film Festival Introduces A NEW Audience Choice Award

The HONEY LEVINE ED SINATRA AWARD is the Lighthouse International Film Festival’s newest audience choice award, named in memory of Annette “Honey” Levine and Ed Sinatra —  patrons of the arts, cinephile and friends of the Festival.

 

The HONEY LEVINE ED SINATRA AWARD will be given to a feature-length documentary or narrative, as selected by audience ballot, and the winner will receive a $1,000 cash award.

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