SBIFF Celebration of Cinema Continues

Festival Heads into its Last Weekend

Our second week of intensive Santa Barbara International Film Fest coverage continues with Michelle Drown’s interview with Black Panther star Michael B. Jordan; Josef Woodard’s mid-fest wrap; Ninette Paloma’s filmmaker seminars and parties; and Daniel Carroll’s interview with Wyatt Daily, the director of the closing night film Spoons: A Santa Barbara Story. Happy reading…and viewing.

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