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November 2019

The Banker

November 9, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Banker Courtesy of Apple Story of one of the first African American bankers in the US. Directed by George Nolfi Written by Brad Kane, Niceole…

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A Hidden Life

November 10, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

A Hidden Life Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Based on real events, from visionary writer-director Terrence Malick, A HIDDEN LIFE is the story of an unsung hero,…

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And Then We Danced

November 11, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

And Then We Danced Courtesy of Music Box Films Sweden's 2020 Oscar Submission. Merab has been training from a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble…

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The Irishman

November 13, 2019 @ 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

This biographical crime thriller follows Frank Sheeran (Robert De Niro) as he recalls his past years working for the Bufalino crime family. Now older, the WWII…

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Marriage Story

November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM

Marriage Story Courtesy of Netflix Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. Director: Noah Baumbach Writer: Noah…

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Uncut Gems

November 16, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Uncut Gems Courtesy of A24 From acclaimed filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie comes an electrifying crime thriller about Howard Ratner (Adam Sandler), a charismatic New York…

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The Report

November 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The Report Courtesy of Amazon Studios THE REPORT is a thriller based on actual events. Idealistic staffer Daniel J. Jones (Adam Driver) is tasked by his…

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Blinded By The Light

November 18, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Blinded By The Light Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures In 1987 Britain, Javed Khan is a British-Pakistani college arts student in Luton in a family with…

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The Two Popes

November 21, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Two Popes Courtesy of Netflix Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a…

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Little Women

November 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Little Women Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Four sisters come of age in America in the aftermath of the Civil War. Written and Directed by Greta Gerwig…

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Beanpole

November 24, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Beanpole Courtesy of Kino Lorber 1945, Leningrad. World War II has devastated the city, demolishing its buildings and leaving its citizens in tatters, physically and mentally.…

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Corpus Christi

November 26, 2019 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Corpus Christi Courtesy of New Europe Film Sales  Poland's 2020 Oscar Submission. Inspired by real events. Daniel had a spiritual awakening while serving his sentence in…

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December 2019

Les Misérables

December 3, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Les Misérables Courtesy of Amazon Studios France's 2020 Oscar Submission. Inspired by the riots of 2005 in the Paris suburbs, the film revolves around three members…

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Bombshell

December 8, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
SBIFF’s Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Bombshell Courtesy of Lionsgate Female employees at Fox News take on a toxic male culture, leading to the downfall of media mogul Roger Ailes. Directed by…

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Richard Jewell

December 14, 2019 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
SBIFF’s Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Richard Jewell Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on true events, “Richard Jewell” is a story of what happens when what…

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Knives Out

December 15, 2019 @ 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
SBIFF’s Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Knives Out Courtesy of Lionsgate When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey (Christopher Plummer) is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive…

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January 2020

1917

January 2 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

1917 Courtesy of Universal Pictures At the height of the First World War, two young British soldiers, Schofield (Captain Fantastic’s George MacKay) and Blake (Game of…

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Just Mercy

January 4 @ 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
SBIFF’s Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Just Mercy Courtesy of Warner Bros Just Mercy shadows world-renowned civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson as he recounts his experiences and details the case of…

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One Child Nation

January 8 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
SBIFF’s Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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China’s One Child Policy, the extreme population control measure that made it illegal for couples to have more than one child, may have ended in 2015,…

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March 2020

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

March 14 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
SBIFF’s Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra
Santa Barbara, CA 93103 United States
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always Courtesy of Focus Features An intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack…

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