The Ninth Annual Venice Film Fest will take place from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5 at 7 Dudley Cinema at Beyond Baroque, 681 Venice Blvd., Venice.

The event will feature films made in Venice and a celebration of the “otherwordly” happenings at the legendary Venice West Gallery, event spokesperson Gerry Fialka said.

In addition, live performances will be held in conjunction with the film screenings.

Admission is free.

For information and an event schedule, (310) 306-7330, or