Cinema at the Edge (CATE)

Four days of screenings, parties and artist programs that celebrate independent filmmaking in the heart of Santa Monica. Housed at the Edgemar Center for the Arts, the CATE Independent Film Festival is nestled in the Frank Gehry designed complex on bustling Main Street in Santa Monica, California. The 5th Annual Cinema at the Edge Independent Film Festival (CATE) presents films of all genres that feature a distinct vision, a unique voice or a challenge to what is expected and accepted in the medium. A community staple, CATE was born out of a desire to showcase innovative films, with a commitment to quality, which push industry boundaries and explore cutting-edge cinema.