Interested in learning more about the history and details of the Sawdust Festival? Get a behind the scenes look at the festival that calls Laguna Beach home with "Collecting Dust," a documentary delivering the inside scoop. Filmed last summer by Rich Costales and Kailee McGee this in-depth view recounts a five-month journey through the lives of the Sawdust’s artists, all of whom live in Laguna Beach. The Sawdust Festival is a well-attended yearly outdoor art show that lasts for two months in Laguna Beach each summer. More than 200 artists construct booths for this non-juried show that began in 1965. In order to exhibit, Sawdust Festival artists must make their own art and live in Laguna Beach.
The "Collecting Dust" screening will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 19th at South Coast Cinema, located at 162 S. Coast Highway. Prior to the show, a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception will be held at the Wells Fargo Bank Community Room, located 260 Ocean Avenue, at 6 p.m. The show and reception are free to Laguna Beach Film Society Members, and $20 for guests and public. Screening only tickets are available at South Coast Cinema for$15 general admission and $10 for students with valid ID. Please email JoAnne Story or call her at 949.494.8971, extension 201 for more information.