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Celebrating Creativity: Highlights from the
5th Annual LA Under the Stars Film Festival
at El Cid on Sunset

Published on: February 12th, 2023

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Experience the Magic

On February 9th, 2023, at the iconic El Cid on Sunset, the 5th Annual LA Under the Stars Film Festival unfolded in all its glory. This unforgettable night celebrated the vibrant world of cinema, bringing together over 70 gifted independent filmmakers and screenwriters who lit up the venue with their passion and talent.

El Cid on Sunset: A Historical Backdrop

El Cid on Sunset, a venue steeped in Hollywood history, served as the perfect backdrop for this cinematic extravaganza. With its rich heritage and timeless charm, El Cid added an extra layer of magic to an already enchanting evening.

Talent Shines Bright

The event was a testament to the boundless potential of the film community. Over 70 talented independent filmmakers and screenwriters showcased their craft, offering a diverse range of stories and perspectives. Their passion and dedication illuminated the venue, creating an electric atmosphere filled with creativity and innovation.

Supporting a Worthy Cause

Beyond the captivating films and the vibrant discussions they sparked, the LA Under the Stars Film Festival also had a heartwarming mission. The event raised $500 in support of the Autism Society of America, highlighting the film community's commitment to making a positive impact on important causes.


Relive the Magic


The evening was a celebration of storytelling, artistry, and the power of cinema to inspire and connect. Moments of laughter, heartfelt conversations, and cinematic wonders were captured in the photos from this unforgettable night.

Relive the magic, the laughter, and the heartfelt moments captured in these photos from an event that not only showcased incredible talent but also left a positive impact on a cause close to our hearts.

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