Recent SBIFF Stories
With each incarnation, it becomes more accepted and appreciated that SBIFF just might be Santa Barbara’s most political and progressive event of the year. Read story.
SBIFF’s closing night extravaganza centers on Carmen in 3d. Read story.
Our midfest report from the 2011 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Read story.
An interview with Nicole Kidman, who will be honored this Saturday with SBIFF’s Cinema Vanguard Award. Read story.
Movie freaks, film geeks, and one american beauty. Read story.
How Will Eubank made a sci-fi film in his own Santa Ynez Valley backyard. Read story.
Santa Barbara High and Dunn School combine forces for SBIFF student filmmaking competition. Read story.
Our critic’s assessment of SBIFF’s Good for Nothing, Simply Simon, King’s Road, Limbo, and more. Read story.
An Interview with John Davies Read story.
UCSB and SBCC students pursue this film about a deaf, coke-snorting violinist and her mom. Read story.
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.
The director talks about sources of inspiration, lost passports and many, many bikes in his documentary on the bicycle as an international “vehicle of change.” Read story.
Our critic reflects on the singer-songwriters and boomer zeitgeist that his SBIFF’s big screen. Read story.
The director discusses his documentary about the people who live in a 35-person town in Death Valley. Read story.
The director of this bizarre brain-tweaker discusses his mind-altering, substance-friendly entry. Read story.