LONG BEACH ISLAND, NJ - Lighthouse International Film Society has spring screenings and special events planned to lead up to our wonderful ninth year of the Lighthouse International Film Festival. 

The first springtime event will be the screening of Spaghetti Man with the filmmaker.  Questions and answers will follow the film.

This will take place Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.at the Long Beach Island Museum-129 Engleside Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008.  The Admission: $5 Free: LIFS members

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Spaghetti Man is a fresh, hilarious and classic spoof on life! If you love the 4 Big S’s: spaghetti, soup, super heroes and silliness; the screening of Spaghetti Man at the Long Beach Island Museum is for you.

 In Mark Potts’ new film, Spaghetti Man, all you need is a microwave malfunction and some spaghetti to save the day. Clark doesn't care about you. He doesn’t care about the world. He barely cares about himself. But after an incident with an old bowl of spaghetti and a malfunctioning microwave, he becomes a superhero that can fight crime with the power of spaghetti. 

 Skype Q&A with Mark Potts following the screening.  Tickets available at door. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDTRfLWzRT4

When & Where: Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.at the Long Beach Island Museum-129 Engleside Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008.

Details: $5.00- Free for LIFS members

To find out more information about all Lighthouse International Film Events visit our website: www.lighthousefilmfestival.org

Lighthouse International Film Society's second Spring time film will be the screening of the film screening of- Ocean Frontiers III: Leaders in Ocean Stewardship & the New Blue Economy. The screening and panel discussion will take place Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 7:00PM at the Ship Bottom Volunteer Firehouse- 2006 Central Ave, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008. 

Ocean Frontiers III, produced by Green Fire Productions,Ocean Frontiers III tells the story of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic ocean plans and chronicles our efforts to plan for a healthy, safe, sustainable future. The film examines the intersection of national security, maritime commerce, fishing, and recreation, as well as the expanding offshore wind energy and aquaculture industries.

The film’s release coincides with the recent finalization of the nation’s first ocean plans in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. The plans, which are based on the most comprehensive database of scientific and ocean use information ever compiled across the regions, will help manage the ocean’s many uses, including shipping, recreation, fishing, offshore energy and wildlife habitat protection.


“Ocean planning is essential for protecting the health and resilience of our oceans,” said Karen Meyer, Executive Director of Green Fire Productions and producer of Ocean Frontiers III. “We want to use this film as a way to continue building support for the new Northeast and Mid- Atlantic Ocean plans, and keep the momentum strong in the regions that are developing their plans – including the West Coast and the Pacific Islands.”

The award-winning Ocean Frontiers film series follows North American ocean planning from its early days, highlighting the use of new ocean data and extensive stakeholder input to keep national security strong, the economy growing, and ocean habitats protected. www.ocean-frontiers.org

“There’s a huge amount of pride in the work that’s been done to identify solutions that benefit our communities, our economy and our ocean,” Meyer said. “I’m inspired by all of the people who are part of this collaborative effort and are leading the way to a sustainable and thriving ocean.”

Following the film there will be a panel discussion and audience Q&A featuring Tim Dillingham of the Littoral Society along with other ocean voices. View the film preview trailer here: https://youtu.be/Hc1Hi1sIs9s

When& Where: Ship Bottom Volunteer Firehouse 2006 Central Avenue, Ship Bottom, NJ 08008 film screening at 7:00 P.M.., and panel discussion at 8:00 p.m.


Details: The event is $5.00 Free: Students, Faculty, and First responders with appropriate ID. 


Tickets will be available at the door- Check out website: www.lighthousefilmfestival.org



Saturday, May 6, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $35

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences

Fun, film and friends at the Lighthouse International Film Festival Kick Off Party at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences!

Join us to Kick Off the 2017 Lighthouse International Film Festival. The Kick Off will be a great night of film, wine/beer and food.  See a film, preview of 2017 entries, meet the filmmakers and snag a great prize at our silent auction. LIMITED tickets at the door. Visit our website; http://www.lighthousefilmfestival.org for more ticket information and more about The Ninth Annual Lighthouse International taking place June 8-11th

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