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SBIFF Kicks Off with an Evening with Willem Dafoe

Esteemed actor receives Cinema Vanguard Award for ‘The Florida Project.’ Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day Two

From the category of docs, one of the more powerful entries is ‘Living in the Future Past,’ a masterful ecological cautionary. Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

‘A Sniper’s War’

Intimate, disturbing portrait of Serbian sniper who’s fighting for Russian rebels against Ukraine. Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

‘Get the Weed’

Hilarious mockumentary about Uruguayans sent by president to buy weed in America. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

‘Point of No Return’

Eye-opening documentary about the first solar-power plane flight around the world. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day One

Opening night film, ‘The Public’, was one of the best festival-opening features in recent memory. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

‘Off the Menu’

Romantic comedy about a man searching for food but finds love Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

‘Hostiles’ Paints Bleak Yet Beautiful Impression of 19th-Century Midwest America

The film offers an evocative look at the cyclical consequences of hatred. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Kicks into Gear

From Oscar nominees to art-house indies, the schedule is packed with films for all. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Cinema Vanguard Award: Willem Dafoe

Three-time Oscar nominee to receive SBIFF tribute on Thursday, February 1. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Films to Find at the Festival

Our selected highlights from SBIFF 2018, based on prescreened films. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

SBIFF’s Climate Change Films

Social justice for Mother Earth takes center stage at this year’s festival. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Stoner Flicks at SBIFF

Three films focus on cannabis culture in different ways. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Crossing Borders Features Cross-Cultural Films

Cinema to challenge stereotypes and show conflict in new ways. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Santa Barbara Filmmakers Take Center Stage

Homegrown features, shorts, short docs, and Reel Nature films. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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