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Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival

Ten programs of features, shorts, and documentaries showcased March 19-22. Read story.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

‘The Club’ Confronts Church Abuses

The film is set around a house of penance for priests guilty of molestation. Read story.

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Academy Awards Musical Notes

Ennio Morricone finally wins an Oscar for Best Original Score. Read story.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

‘West of the West’ Is a Human History

This Santa Barbara-brewed documentary is best one-stop source for understanding the Channel Islands. Read story.

Monday, March 7, 2016

‘Eddie the Eagle’ Falls Short

Taron Egerton and Hugh Jackman star in this biopic of a British ski jumper. Read story.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

‘The Lady in the Van’ Is a Quirky Meditation

Maggie Smith stars in this funny investigation into the nature of caring. Read story.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Q&A with Jesse Aizenstat

Documentarian discusses ‘My Gay Uncles’ Read story.

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Banff Mountain Film Festival Returns

UCSB Arts & Lectures hosts world tour of festival for 25th Year. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

‘Zoolander 2’: A Fashion Flop

Sequel retreads same territory to unfunny effect. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Peeps, Week 2

Shannon Kelley gives a wrap-up of the film festival’s second half. Read story.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Closing Night Film

‘Marguerite’, like its tragic heroine, is at once inspiring and very sad. Read story.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Women in the Business

Liz Garbus, Alison Eastwood, Rosa Tran, Susan Cartsonis, Shannon McIntosh, and Svetlana Cvetko talk being female in Hollywood. Read story.

Sunday, February 14, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Rooney Mara Named Cinema Vanguard

Director Todd Haynes honors ‘Carol co-star. Read story.

Saturday, February 13, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Outstanding Directors Awards

Lenny Abrahamson, Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Tom McCarthy, Adam McKay, and George Miller speak to a packed Arlington Theatre. Read story.

Friday, February 12, 2016

SBIFF 2016: Rooney Mara

The actress talks “Carol” and working with Cate Blanchett Read story.

Thursday, February 11, 2016
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