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SBIFF 2017: Films to Find

Our staff suggests must-see movies at this year’s Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

‘I Am Not Your Negro’

Director Raoul Peck talks about his new film on James Baldwin Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Shepherd

Tensions mount between neighbors when a Spanish shepherd won’t sell his land to developers. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Gambler

A noir-esque drug caper about a lovable loser trying to win at life in Mar de Plata. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Hevn

Suspenseful feature from Norway about a woman out to avenge her sister’s sexual abuse. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Rage

A highly dramatic, occasionally brutal film about mixed identities of a wanted man in Japan. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Mabel Mabel Tiger Trainer

Mabel Stark rose from squalor to be one of the top tiger tamers in the world in the 1920s. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Denzel Washington Talks 'Fences'

The actor/director will accept SBIFF’s Maltin Modern Master Award on February 2. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Amanda Graves on Learning at the Movies

The SBIFF education director talks programs for young viewers and filmmakers. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Little Wing

Daughter must play parent to mom in this touching Finnish drama about seeking acceptance. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

This Beautiful Fantastic

Lovable modern day British fairy tale about quirky aspiring author and her grumpy neighbor. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Indivisible

Neo-surrealistic tale from Italy about conjoined twins finding independence through song. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table

Fascinating doc about the woman who built Commander’s Palace into New Orleans’ top restaurant. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Angry Inuk

Eye-opening doc about how the seal hunting ban is keeping an indigenous people poor. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

The Fixer

Feature investigates sex trafficking in Romania while tackling journalistic ethics. Read story.

Thursday, January 26, 2017
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