23rd Annual Beverly Hills Film Festival® Red Carpet Gala Celebrates 15 Opening Night Premieres
Line-up Features the World Premiere of “Mercy,” Directed by Tony Dean Smith and Starring Leah Gibson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Jon Voight
Join the celebration at the Beverly Hills Film Festival®. The 23rd Annual International Beverly Hills Film Festival® (BHFF) is proud to announce that it will feature 15 Film Premieres on Opening Night. The fest is presenting its 2023 line-up of 140 competition films and kicks off on Wednesday, April 19th with the Opening Night Red Carpet Gala event at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres (6925 Hollywood Boulevard). For five days, the BHFF hosts red carpet premieres, networking events, panel discussions, and after-parties, culminating in the annual Awards Gala at The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (7000 Hollywood Boulevard) Sunday, April 23rd.
VIPs slated for attendance include Nino Simone, BHFF president, and founder; the cast of the Centerpiece for Opening Night is the feature film “Mercy” from Paramount Global Content Distribution (World Premiere), directed by Tony Dean Smith, starring Leah Gibson (“Jessica Jones”) and Academy Award® Winner Jon Voight (“Coming Home”), as well as Anthony Konechny, Sebastien Roberts, Anthony Bolognese, Mike Dupod and Bradley Stryker.
The International Beverly Hills Film Festival® was founded in 2001 by award-winning independent filmmaker Nino Simone. The 23rd annual event—taking place at the TCL Chinese 6 Theatres (6925 Hollywood Boulevard) from April 19th through 23rd, 2023—is dedicated to showcasing and promoting non-studio films to the entertainment industry. Designed to bridge the world of premiere independent cinema with Hollywood, for five days each year, the festival hosts world-class screenings, networking events, industry seminars, and after-parties, culminating in the annual Closing Awards Ceremony and Gala held at the landmark Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel (7000 Hollywood Boulevard), on Sunday, April 23rd.