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Producers Get Real at SBIFF

Panel relates their industry war stories and notes that there is some progress in diversity being made. Read story.

Monday, February 5, 2018

Saoirse Ronan Charms Audience at the Arlington

The Arlington buzzed with a lively crowd, laughing freely and giving countless rounds of applause as Ronan recalled her childhood roles, her love and gratitude for her parents, and her natural attraction to film. Read story.

Monday, February 5, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day Five

The Lebanese film The Insult is a fascinating variation on the courtroom drama genre and a potent and contemporarily important tale of tolerance. Read story.

Monday, February 5, 2018

SBIFF Virtuosos Awards

A laughter-filled evening with six of the year’s biggest stars Read story.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day Four

Screenwriters talk about their craft, Virtuosos get loose, and more films gems. Read story.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day Three

During Gary Oldman’s Maltin Modern Master Award tribute it was clear that we were in the presence of a true acting chameleon. Read story.

Sunday, February 4, 2018

SBIFF Kicks Off with an Evening with Willem Dafoe

Esteemed actor receives Cinema Vanguard Award for ‘The Florida Project.’ Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day Two

From the category of docs, one of the more powerful entries is ‘Living in the Future Past,’ a masterful ecological cautionary. Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

‘A Sniper’s War’

Intimate, disturbing portrait of Serbian sniper who’s fighting for Russian rebels against Ukraine. Read story.

Friday, February 2, 2018

‘Get the Weed’

Hilarious mockumentary about Uruguayans sent by president to buy weed in America. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

‘Point of No Return’

Eye-opening documentary about the first solar-power plane flight around the world. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

SBIFF 2018: Day One

Opening night film, ‘The Public’, was one of the best festival-opening features in recent memory. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

‘Off the Menu’

Romantic comedy about a man searching for food but finds love Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

‘Hostiles’ Paints Bleak Yet Beautiful Impression of 19th-Century Midwest America

The film offers an evocative look at the cyclical consequences of hatred. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018

2018 Santa Barbara International Film Festival Kicks into Gear

From Oscar nominees to art-house indies, the schedule is packed with films for all. Read story.

Thursday, February 1, 2018
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