We meet a woman who has turned her swing shift dusting natural history exhibits into a lifelong learning exercise thanks to the exhibit descriptions she reads over and over each night.
Another janitor inspired by a university art department drives a van painted like The Mystery Machine from Scooby-Doo and builds life size dinosaurs out of spare wood parts.
And a third melts into the background at his campus, with no one realizing they are in the presence of a decorated military veteran.
The thought-provoking doc proves true wisdom can be found in the most likely of places--if you know to look for it beyond the lecture halls.
The Philosopher Kings screens at 2:30 p.m. today and 12:15 p.m. Sunday at Edwards Island Cinemas.Go here for ticket info.
Also recommended and playing today at NBFF: American Jihadist; Burning Palms; Down Terrace; I Am Love; Suck.
The long list (today's entries that sound promising): Baker Boys: Inside the Surge; Barry Munday; Christina; Elektra Luxx; Last Paradise; 140; The River Why.
Theaters: Regency Lido Theatre, 3459 Via Lido, Newport Beach; Regency South Coast Village Theatre, 1561 W. Sunflower Ave., Santa Ana; The Studio at Sage Hill School, 20402 Newport Coast Dr., Newport Beach. Visit newportbeachfilmfest.com for times, theaters and ticket information.