Ojai-Ventura fest opens with Ellsberg doc
Peter Graves, Haskell Wexler will be honored with awardsThe 10th annual Ojai-Ventura International Film Festival kicks off Nov. 5 with Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith's documentary, "The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers," screening at the Ojai Valley Inn & Spa in Ojai, Calif.
Under artistic director Steve Grumette, the fest, which runs through Nov. 8 at several venues throughout Ojai as well as Ventura's Brooks Institute, will present more than 60 films.
Actor Peter Graves and cinematographer Haskell Wexler will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards.
Other documentary features on tap include Suzanne Jurva's "Changing Keys," Anne Aghion's "My Neighbor, My Killer" and Cory Taylor's "The Power of the Powerless."
The narrative film line-up includes Mo Perkins' "A Quiet Little Marriage," Jon Gunn's "Like Dandelion Dust" and Giancarlo Esposito's "Gospel Hill."