Now in its 20th year, the Sonoma International Film Festival (March 29 – April 2, 2017) takes place in the heart of Northern California’s Wine Country and will feature more than 90 hand-selected films including independent features, documentaries, world cinema, and short films. All films are shown at intimate venues within walking distance of Sonoma’s historic plaza. The Festival is dedicated to promoting independent film, supporting filmmakers around the world and inspiring film lovers.
This unique 5-day event offers world-class cuisine from local artisans and exceptional wine from Sonoma vintners. Renowned filmmakers, industry leaders and celebrities such as Bruce Willis, Susan Sarandon, the beloved Robin Williams and Danny Glover have walked the festival red carpet and enjoyed its intimate ambiance.
At SF’s YBCA: 10 FEB 2017 — 21 MAY 2017
It is often said that artists are visionaries who show us a path towards the future, but very few artists fit this description as well as Lynn Hershman Leeson.
This Saturday, February 25th, The Film Independent Spirit Awards will hold it’s annual ceremony in Santa Monica. Among those nominated is Berkeley-native Mike Mills for his film 20th Century Women, a comedy-drama set in 1970s Santa Barbara about a trio of young women raising a son. Mike Mills served as director and screenwriter of the film, and earned the film a nomination for Best Screenplay, joining Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea, Little Men, and Hell or High Water. You can catch the awards telecast on IFC tomorrow at 5p ET/2p PT.