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The Whiplash star will receive one of SBIFF’s seven Virtuoso Award honors. Read story.

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The Get on Up star will receive one of SBIFF’s seven Virtuoso Award honors.

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Roger Durling’s dream crystallizes on his 12th year as head of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

» 45 Films to Find

Critics’ picks based in sneak peeks at SBIFF 2015’s cinematic offerings.

Margarita, With a Straw: Writer-Director Shonali Bose

About a young woman living with cerebral palsy in India and her sexual, intellectual awakening.

Uncanny: Director Matthew Leutwyler

Suspenseful sci-fi flick puts female reporter, tech genius, and humanoid robot in a love triangle.

The Penguin Counters: Directors Peter Getzels and Harriet Gordon

Following Ron Naveen and his team of research ecologists as they count thousands of penguins.

Cruel: Director Eric Cherriere

Nail-biting study of a very prolific serial killer who starts to fall in love.

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