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Opening Night Film & Party

2017 Naples International Film Festival

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Opening Night Film & Party

Naples International Film Festival

This film presentation is part of the Naples International Film Festival Opening Night Film & Party. The evening begins at 6pm with a VIP Red Carpet arrival with drinks and snacks. At 7pm all guests will enjoy a screening of the opening film. Immediately following the film, there will be a Q&A session.

We are excited to welcome Eduardo Garcia, Jennifer Jane and Charged producer Dennis Aig to Hayes Hall for the film’s Florida premiere.

After the premiere, VIP ticket holders can enjoy a fabulous after-party with heavy hors d'oeuvres, desserts, drinks, music, and dancing!

Red Carpet VIP Film & Party Ticket

Arrive at 6pm for the complete experience: walk the red carpet and mix and mingle while enjoying complimentary snacks and drinks before the film. Receive premium seating in Hayes Hall for the film presentation, and then attend the Opening Night Party with music, dancing, food and drinks.

General Admission Film Ticket

Arrive at 6pm to walk the red carpet, get popcorn and mix and mingle before the film. Enjoy standard seating in Hayes Hall for the film presentation and stay for the post-film Q and A with filmmakers.

October 26, 2017
Red Carpet Arrival — 6pm
Film Presentation — 7pm

Cocktail Attire Suggested


Charged: The Eduardo Garcia Story

2017, NR, USA, Documentary, English, 86 minutes
  Florida Premiere
  Filmmakers in Attendance

Director: Phillip Baribeau
Producers: Dennis Aig, Phillip Baribeau
Cast: Eduardo Garcia, Jennifer Jane, Manuel Garcia

Charged chronicles the life-changing journey of chef and outdoorsman Eduardo Garcia after being shocked by 2,400 volts of electricity in a freak accident while hiking in the remote back country of Montana. Eduardo lost his hand, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, but more important than what he lost is what he found. Through sheer resilience, his former partner, Jennifer Jane, nursed Eduardo back to health and he learned to embrace his past, his family and his future. A survival and love story unlike any other, Charged tells Eduardo’s remarkable journey from getting up off the forest floor to becoming the man he is today.

Thursday, October 26
6pm Red Carpet Walk, 7pm Film Presentation

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