One of the great things about hosting the New Urbanism Film Festival in Los Angeles is that bridges the world of architecture and design with the world of Hollywood.


We are grateful to have two celebrities, one from each of these circles, joining us to help make the festival great. They heard about our Kickstarter campaign and wanted to participate, eager to help the New Urbanism Film Festival usher in a second year.

haglund tour

First, Dean Haglund, who most likely recognize from the nine years he was on The X-Files. He’s become famous for his role as Langley, one of the lone gunmen. However Haglund is also a hilarious comedian and has travelled the world performing a variety of shows.  He’s seen a lot of cities and knows what it takes to make a good one. Currently he lives and works in Downtown Los Angeles.  He’s a big booster of the revitalization of DTLA. He’s also a historian of the area and knows a lot of exciting stories of silent film era and vaudeville history.


Haglund has offered to lead a walking tour of Downtown Los Angeles during the festival.  The tour will focus on vaudeville history and silent film movie locations.


This reward is at the $40 level and limited to 40 people.  The tour will be offered at two different times during the festival.

Fain Dinner Promo

Second, William Fain, a world renowned architect and urban planner, will be the special guest at Sunday night dinner.  Fain has designed projects across the U.S. and China. Many of his LA projects will be well known to residents although you haven’t thought about the planning that goes into them.  Join us for dinner and a movie.  You’ll get tickets to the Sunday screenings and dinner with Fain after the screening.


This reward is for contributors who back the project at the $250 level and limited to 8 people.

Dinner will be Sunday November 9th.