SBIFF 2017 Wrap-Up

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» SBIFF: Day 9

Josef Woodard on Jeff Bridges and cinema from around the world.

» SBIFF Outstanding Directors

Chazelle, DuVernay, Jenkins, Lonergan, and Veillenueve were deemed among the year’s best.

The Shepherd: Director Jon Cenzual

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

Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table: Director Leslie Iwerks

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

Bunker77: Director Takuji Masuda

The tragic life of Bunker Sprekles, Clarke Gable’s stepson and counterculure surfer.

Little Wing: Director Selma Vilhunen

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

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