This article was last updated on May 25, 2022
Newport Beach Film Festival Opens With Broadway Idiot
Big Newport Theater (Newport Beach, CA)
The Newport Beach Film Festival kicks off another year of celebrating the best of classic and contemporary filmmaking from around the world with its Opening Night showing of Broadway Idiot, a remarkable look at Green Day’s production of their hit musical. Filmed over the course of four years, with rare access behind the curtain, the movie shows how the band transformed their mega-hit album American Idiot into a Tony Award-winning musical. After the movie, the Opening Night Gala features a hosted bar, tastings from more than 40 top restaurants and entertainment from American Idol alum Taylor Hicks. Don’t miss this celebration of film and music during one of the nation’s top film festivals.