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7th Annual All Sports LA Film Festival
April 5, 2016

ALL SPORTS LA FILM FESTIVAL REGAL 14 STADIUM, 14 – 17 APRIL

Sport and the silver screen have a long and rich history and each year the All Sports La Film Festival celebrates their symbiotic relationship. Now into its seventh year, the festival goes far beyond merely honouring the classic sports movies we all know and love, and instead invites screenwriters and filmmakers t showcase works focussing on a diverse range of sports-themed topics. Indeed, so broad are the entry requirements that participants are able to include any ...

2014 Films announced, the venue is getting prepared, filmmakers are making travel plans
October 25, 2014

The month of October goes by fast here at the ASLAFF office. We have a few birthdays to celebrate, residual back to school functions to attend, Halloween to prepare for. Oh, and the festival taking place the first week in November may put some pressure on us this month. Just a little!

For anyone that has ever volunteered or managed a film festival, you know the kind of frenetic pace you get in during the last few weeks before the festival premier night. So many details have ...

2014 Festival Venue Announced: LA Live!
July 21, 2014

Our festival founder and director, Pat Battistini announced the venue for the 2014 All Sports Film Festival. After spending three years in the NoHo Arts District at the beautiful El Portal theater, we have moved closer to the hottest property in Los Angeles, LA Live, “The most entertaining place on the planet”.

 It has 5,600,000 square feet of apartments, ballrooms, bars, concert theatres, restaurants, movie theaters, and a 54-story hotel and condominium tower on a 27-acre site.

~ Wikipedia

The festival will take place within the ...

Greg Louganis to present Award to Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner at Closing Ceremonies
November 6, 2013

We are proud to announce that Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis will be presenting the All Sports Film Festival Legendary Athletes award to fellow Olympians Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner.

Louganis is an American Olympic diver and author who won gold medals at the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games on both the springboard and platform. He is the only male and the second diver in Olympic history to sweep the diving events in consecutive Olympic Games. In 1984, he received the James E. Sullivan Award from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) ...

Kris Kardashian to present award to Bruce Jenner during Closing Ceremonies
November 5, 2013
Kendall, Kylie, Brandon & Leah Jenner will also attend The Jenner family has confirmed that they will be in attendance during the closing ceremonies of the 2013 All Sports Los Angeles Film Festival on Monday, November 11. The ceremonies begin at 6pm at the El Portal Theater in North Hollywood, CA, and include award presentations to all of the festival filmmakers as well as the awards being given to Jenner, Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner. Following the awards ceremony, we will be screening the legendary baseball fantasy ...
"Field of Dreams" to close out 2013 All Sports LA Film Festival
November 5, 2013
Bring your family to see the closing ceremonies of the 2013 All Sports LA Film Festival at the El Portal Theater in North Hollywood, CA and see legendary sports greats Bruce Jenner, Tai Babilonia and Randy Gardner along with all of the filmmakers who made this year’s festival the best ever. And stay for a special screening for sports film lovers… We are proud to announce that the 1989 film “Field of Dreams”, starring Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, Ray Liotta, James Earl Jones and Burt Lancaster will be screened immediately after the awards ceremony. [embedplusvideo ...