This may be a bold statement, but Palm Beach County has too much going on. Not all the time, but some of the time. And with the snowbirds still chirping around, this has been one of those weeks.
One of the busiest events of the season is the Palm Beach International Film Festival. Now in its 19th year, the fest is bringing to town a fitting 19 filmmakers from 19 different countries. And though this truly global event is about halfway through, there are still plenty of screenings to attend and potential celebrity sightings on the horizon. Also, FYI, a killer Netflix queue doesn't mean anything if you ignore a mammoth film festival happening right in your backyard.
"I really think that the caliber of movies here at this festival is something to be proud of." says director Gabriel Bologna. His film African Gothic addresses the issue of apartheid, which made its national debut at the festival. He's elated to have his movie grouped in with the quality films selected.More »