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Complete 2012 SBIFF Coverage

SBIFF 2012 Mid-fest Report

A look at the film fest midway through the 10-day, 11-night event. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Behind the Many Masks of Andy Serkis

The British actor will be honored at SBIFF 2012 for bringing to life some of the most memorable celluloid creatures, from Gollum to King Kong. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Shailene Woodley’s Breakout Year

The Descendants star is one of six actors honored by SBIFF as Virtuosos on February 3. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Silent Star Speaks!

An interview with Jean Dujardin of The Artist. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Sons of Norway Trailer

View the trailer for Sons of Norway (Sønner av Norge) Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Tahrir - Liberation Square Trailer

View the Tahrir - Liberation Square trailer. Read story.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

A Tale of Two Docs

Whore's Glory and Nicky's World reveal opposing sides of SBIFF. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Tales from the Tavern

Director Ron Colone discusses his documentary about an intimate concert series in the Santa Ynez Valley. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Weekend's Visiting Directors, Producers Announced

The popular SBIFF panels attract big names once again in 2012. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Family Band: The Cowsills Story

An Interview with Director Louise Palanker Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Dirty Energy Interview

Director Bryan Hopkins discusses his film about the lingering effects of the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Wizard Heist

Director Max Sylvester discusses his short film about four wizards trying to pull off their final bank robbery. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Pretty Old

Director Walter Matteson discusses his film about aging with beauty, in pageants and elsewhere. Read story.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Stealing Kindness

Director Roy Hathon discusses his film about a mugger and his victim, set mainly at S.B. Brewing Company. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Otter 501 Reviewed

An early look at this SBIFF film about saving sea otters. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Woodard Wacky for Scorsese

Our critic pens a love letterish review of the king of cinema's visit to town; plus more SBIFF reviews. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Gathering

Director Susan Sember discusses her documentary about vaqueros and California ranch culture. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Martin Scorsese Receives American Riviera Award

Leonard Maltin and Ben Kingsley combined in a three-hour-long tribute to prolific director Martin Scorsese. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Mighty Fine

Director Debbie Goodstein discusses her feature film about a family who moves from New York to New Orleans. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Lucky

Director Avie Luthra discusses his feature film about an orphan and his Indian savior in South Africa. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Womb with a View

Director Jennifer Miller discusses her documentary about women who decide not to have children. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

The Last Broadcast

Director Jason Hallows discusses his short film about the end of the world — or is it? Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Charlene

Screenwriter Emily Catalano discusses her short about a grocery store bagger (played by herself) trying to lose her virginity. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Dirty Energy

Filmmaker Bryan Hopkins discusses his doc about the Gulf of Mexico spill. Read story.

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Painting Bolinas

Director Wendy Elkin discusses. Read story.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Whore's Glory

Director Michael Glawogger discusses his documentary about modern day prostitution. Read story.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Nothing Like Chocolate

Director Kum-Kum Bhavnani discusses her documentary about chocolatier Mott Green. Read story.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Day for Night at SBIFF

Late nights and early mornings allow our critic to reveal his best films of the fest so far. Read story.

Monday, January 30, 2012

SBIFF 2012 Writer’s Panel

A report from Saturday’s panel of screenwriters. Read story.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Shuffle

Director Kurt Kuenne talks about exploring memory and more in his feature film, which stars T.J. Thyne. Read story.

Monday, January 30, 2012
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