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TV HOST COGNAC WELLERLANE INTERVIEWS FILMMAKERS AT THE 6TH ANNUAL

 LONG BEACH INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 

Actress and Filmmaker Karola Raimond poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


Actor Justin S. Kirkland poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at the 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


Brooke Moriber, singer/songwriter  poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


Sponsor David Ungar from korgusa.com poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


Filmmaker Frank Dalearroyo poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


Rockers Joe DiGiglio and Matt Cusack from City Alley poses for a photo-op with TV Host Cognac Wellerlane at 

The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


TV Host Cognac Wellerlane interviews Performer Performer Benjamin Metzger at The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival


Congratulations to James Hodge on your Weisenberg / Elovich community achievement award presented today at the Long Beach International Film Festival (Official) http://www.longbeachfilm.com/community-achievement-award/ {Photo: Len Marks Photography} — with Harvey Weisenberg, James Hodge, Craig Weintraub, Todd Kaminsky and Jack Schnirman at Long Beach Hotel.


TV Host Cognac Wellerlane poses for a photo-op at The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival - photos by Debra Rothberg

It was a day at the beach as actors, directors and press celebrated the The 6th Annual Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF.)


That's right it is the 6th year of film and food in Long Beach, New York. This unique, beachfront film festival celebrated its final night on Friday, August 4 with a star-studded red carpet right on the beach in front of the Allegria Hotel. The red carpet began at 5:00 PM and kicked off the Taste on the Beach portion of the festival, Long Island’s ultimate culinary event. Dozens of directors, renowned filmmakers, television and film stars, iconic athletes, and local artists walked the red carpet on the festival’s final evening. Among the celebrities, highlights included:


Brooke Moriber, singer/songwriter known for acting appearances on Law and Order, A Town’s Revenge, Off-Track Betty and more.

Actress and filmmaker Karola Raimond from the film "The Cuddler."

Actor Justin S. Kirkland and Melanie Melanie Rothman from the film "Dope Crash."

Sponsor David Ungar from korgusa.com

Filmmaker Frank Dalearroyo from the film "Good Business."

Rockers Joe DiGiglio and Matt Cusack from City Alley

Performer Benjamin Metzger



Supporting Politicians:

Edward Mangano, Nassau County Executive

Todd Kaminsky, New York State Senator

Jack Schnirman, City Manager of Long Beach


The Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF) featured an action-packed line up of independent and studio films from around the globe which took place from August 1 - 4 on Long Island. Eighty films were screened including feature-length narrative, documentary, short and animated that were competed for a series of Jury, Festival Honors and Audience Awards.


During its four day run, the Festival featured an array of nightly special events, including red carpet premieres, gala celebrations, filmmaker receptions, compelling filmmaker Q & As, international spotlights, industry seminars and musical performances. The Festival hosted numerous opportunities to connect with enthusiastic new audiences, fellow filmmakers, film industry professionals, non-profit organizations and the media in the beautiful oceanside locale of Long Beach, New York. The LBIFF is committed to providing an outstanding experience for both our filmmakers and their audiences.


Special Programs planned for 2017 LBIFF included the following: Shorts On The Beach Film Series, Taste On The Beach, Chef's & Shorts Culinary Dinner, Casino Night In Long Beach and Comedy Night In Long Beach. It also be exhibited films of Action Sports, Environmental, Art and Family.

For more information please visit http://www.longbeachfilm.com

Keep reading Cognac's Corner Magazine for the very best in red carpet events in Manhattan, Long Island and the Hamptons.


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