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SBIFF Summaries

From the Directors' Eyes and Mouths

Our critic listens to the filmmakers of Poland’s Dance Marathon and Britain’s The Boy Mir. Read story.

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Oscar Schmoscar

Our SBIFF veteran tells you why the blogging panel sucked. Read story.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Small Town Americana, and Smaller

Our critic checks out Benavides Born and Darwin. Read story.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Further Adventures on the ’Stan Plan

Our critic runs down some SBIFF entries from Central Asia, Eastern Europe, and a trippy one from Canada. Read story.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

One Kiwi Western Plus Solid Skandis

Our critic’s assessment of SBIFF’s Good for Nothing, Simply Simon, King’s Road, Limbo, and more. Read story.

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Indy Film That Side of a Shadow at SBIFF

The premiere of That Side of a Shadow demonstrated the potential of a new crop of LA filmmakers led by director Ricky Fosheim. Read story.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Touching on the Troubadour

Our critic reflects on the singer-songwriters and boomer zeitgeist that his SBIFF’s big screen. Read story.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Killing Memories

My connection to Pete Pepper's documentary about returning to Vietnam with his war buddies. Read story.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

127 Hours Late

Critic says James Franco is worth the wait amidst a blissful kickoff to SBIFF 2011. Read story.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

Bringing King to China

Though focused on bringing Martin Luther King's message to China, Kevin McKiernan's latest documentary is all about fathers and daughters. Read story.

Sunday, January 30, 2011

SBIFF Report Day Two

Our veteran reviewer sees Annette Bening, The Whistleblower, and movies in multiple tongues. Read story.

Saturday, January 29, 2011
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