2023 Festival Screening Schedule

Friday, September 29th

Opening Night – Feature Film


Tarzan: The Man & The Myth

Red Carpet 7:00pm / 8:00pm Screening & Q&A
(Reception 5:30pm for VIP Ticket Holders & Opening Night Tickets Only)

This award-winning documentary chronicles the iconic character Tarzan in motion pictures and television and includes film clips and interviews with the stars that played him. The screening is followed by a Q&A with director Robert DeYoung, actor Wolf Larson (Tarzan TV Series), Jim Sullos (President of Edgar Rice Burroughs Inc.) and moderated by actor Jeff Rector (TZIFF President) with more special guests to be announced.

Saturday, September 30th

Screening Block #1 (Action Adventure/Music Videos)
10:00am – 11:00am

Broken Mirrors
Livin’ Beyond the Pain
Majrough (Wounded)
Tori: Symphony of Vengeance
Mando Mercs” 5.0 Clan


Screening Block #2 (Drama)
(11:00am -12:30pm)

The Can
You’re Early (World Premier)
Flat Earther
Whiskey Mountain Days
Trials & Tribulations


Screening Block #3 (Films by Women)

It’s Time
The Cat
Just Ghost Me
Sane Men
John Doe


Screening Block #4 (Comedy)

Prognosticating Parrot
Journalism 101
Piggy Pal
Another Man’s Trash (World Premier)


      Screening Block #5 (Sci-fi, Fantasy & Horror)
3:30pm – 5:00pm

The Shootist
Bury The Hatchet
Ouija Bro
Boarding House


(5:00pm – 6:00pm Break)


Horror Feature Film “Seance Games: Metaxu”

6:00pm – 7:30pm
(*Note: This screening is SOLD OUT)


 8:00pm “Night of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Party”

(*Note: Due to capacity restrictions, you must have a Saturday
Day Pass or VIP All-Access Pass for entry to this special event). 
Go to the Events Page for more information and location.


Sunday, October 1st

Screening Block #6 (LGBTQ+ Shorts)

10:00 – 11:00

Remember It’s Christmas (Los Angeles Premier)
Gay Proofing
Worst Date, Best Date
Lena’s Dance


Screening Block #7 (Documentary Shorts)
11:00PM – 12:30pm

Heal The Disconnect
Speaking Through Me
Why I Write the Song
Father Fotso
See You In April


Feature Film – “The Brothers Warner”
(The Warner Brothers Story)
12:30pm – 2:00pm

This award-winning documentary is written and directed by Cass Warner Sperling grandaughter of Harry Warner, President and co-founder of Warner Bros., and mother to actor Cole Hauser (“Yellowstone”). This film is a fascinating chronology of the Warner family, the politics and history of the very first major motion picture studio established in Hollywood. A must-see for film enthusiasts.


Feature Film – “Deadly Draw”
(Comedy) 2:00pm – 4:15pm

This World Premier Screening will be followed by a Q&A with the writer/director Charles Dennis and (available) cast members which include Gail O’Grady (“Criminal Minds”), Brent Huff (“Rookies”), Jack Maxwell (“Without A Trace”), Musetta Vander (“NCIS”), Ellodee Carpenter (“How I Met Your Father”), Kimberly Dawn Guerrero (“Ray Donovan”), Elya Baskin (“Homeland”), Ulrika Vingsbo and Ed Asner to name a few.


Feature Film – “Depth of Field” (Drama)
(Closing Night Film) 4:30pm – 6:00pm

Los Angeles Premier


Closing Night Dinner & Gala Awards Show
Braemar Country Club     
6:00 – 9:00pm


(Please see the EVENTS PAGE for all the details)
(*Note: Must have a VIP Pass or Closing Night Gala Ticket to attend)


Screenplay – (Finalists)

“Alien 5: Eradication”
“Chemical Messiah”
“Deadly Draw”
“The God Machine”