In the Summer of 2016, the New Urbanism Film Festival travels to Toronto, Detroit, Milan, then back to Los Angeles.
2015 Winners The 2015 New Urbanism Film Festival, the third annual edition here in Los Angeles, was bigger than ever. The festival began with a sold out screening of East LA Interchange on opening night, followed by a Q&A with Councilmember Jose Huizar. Over the four day weekend event, hundreds of attendees saw films about cities … Continue reading Official Announcement: 2015 NUFF Winners
Opening Night of the New Urbanism Film Festival saw record crowds. Last night we opened the Third Annual festival with the feature length documentary East LA Interchange. An inspiring history of the Boyle Heights neighborhood in Los Angeles. After the screening, Councilmember Jose Huizar, who represents and resides in the neighborhood, called the film "beautiful" … Continue reading Sold out opening night
“Councilmember Huizar has an impressive track record of working with communities to revitalize neighborhoods,” said festival director Josh Paget. “We’re honored to have him join us at the festival and share his experience and his vision.”
This year we are exploring the West 3rd Street district. Or as I like to call it, brunch boulevard. Because it is THE hot spot for brunching as you will soon see! We'll visit new and legendary bakeries along the strip, we'll also point out how this strip is a ripe for a road … Continue reading Route & Tips for the Pastry Walk!!!
Tickets are now on sale for the Third Annual New Urbanism Film Festival! There are over 20 events happening this year at the festival. Most events are $10-20. A few are free! Click here to read the entire line up of events! What's the Best Deal? How to get the most bang for your buck? Buy a … Continue reading Tickets are now on sale!
This year the New Urbanism Film Festival introduces a fun new aspect of the festival: a filmmaking competition! We figured we have these filmmakers, we have these leading urban thinkers shaping Los Angeles. Let's connect them to each other so we can capture this dynamic moment of growth for Los Angeles. What is the Urbanism … Continue reading What is the Urbanism Filmmaking Challenge?
Articles about the Third Annual New Urbanism Film Festival already appearing in local entertainment and political news! Thanks to Tim Deegan for this great article summarizing the festival and the dynamic improvements coming to Los Angeles. And thanks to Larchmont Buzz and City Watch for publishing it on their sites. This year's fest is going … Continue reading Early Coverage of this year’s Fest!
This year at the fest we are dedicating and entire screening block to short films about how quality urban design creates a positive atmosphere for businesses and ultimately economic resiliency.
When I (Josh) first pitched the idea of The New Urbanism Film Festival. The first question everyone asked was "are there enough films about urban planning in need of a festival?" I was convinced there were! From my research I found no other film festival dedicated to urban planning. Except a film screening series in … Continue reading Other Urbanism Film Festivals (they do exist)