The US premiere of PaulHaggis' drama Crash and the WestCoast premiere of Marilyn Agrelo's documentary Mad Hot Ballroom bookend the sixth annual Newport Beach FilmFestival, which runs from Apr 21-30.

Other line-up highlights include West Coast premieres for Matthew Vaughn'scrime thriller Layer Cake and Arild Ostin Ommundsen's Norwegian romance MonsterThursday, as well as a Jim Hensonretrospective featuring screenings of Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal.

For more details about the festival visit the official website at