Ice Cube doc to open Hollywood Fest

Movie of the Year to be voted on by public

The line-up of finalists for the 12th Annual Hollywood Film Fest and nominees for the Hollywood Movie of the Year Award were announced on Wednesday.

Jim Dziura’s docu, “Number One with a Bullet,” features Ice Cube and preems opening night. “The Forgotten Woman,” directed by Dilip Mehta and Mark C. Andrews’ “Seal Team VI,” are fest centerpieces. All three films will be followed by Q&A sessions.

The “Hollywood Movie of the Year Award” will be determined by public voting at Yahoo! Movies website. Nominees are “The Dark Knight,” “Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who,” “Hancock,” “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull,” “Iron Man,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “Sex and the City,” “Tropic Thunder,” “Wall-E,” and “Wanted.”

Jeremy Benson’s horror pic “Live Animals” will preem closing night.

Other pics sked to screen are helmer Mark Atienza’s “Rounds” and Starz “Fashion in Film.”

The fest will be held from Oct. 22nd – 26th at the ArcLight Cinemas in Hollywood.