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Premiere Cinema Society members granted admission starting 30 minutes prior to showtime.

Non-Premiere Cinema Society members granted admission starting 20 minutes prior to showtime.

All Members must RSVP via the link in emails. RSVPs are used for planning purposes but do NOT guarantee admission.

With space permitting, general admission ticket holders granted admission starting 10 minutes prior to showtime until theatre is full or everyone is admitted. Tickets available around 1 week before event date for $20 at sbiffriviera.com and at the door ($15 for guests of members).

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May December

SBIFF's Riviera Theatre 2044 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara

May December Followed by a Q&A with Director Todd Haynes and Actors Julianne Moore and Charles Melton Courtesy of Netflix Decades after their scandalous relationship made headlines, a couple starts to unravel when a famous actor arrives to research them for her new film. Directed by Todd Haynes Written by Samy Burch Starring Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore, Charles Melton 1h 53m https://youtu.be/4VdAParM4h8?feature=shared

The Color Purple

SBIFF's Riviera Theatre 2044 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara

The Color Purple Followed by a Q&A with Director Blitz Bazawule and Editor Jon Poll Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures Produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones, THE COLOR PURPLE is a bold new take on the classic story of love and resilience, adapted from the beloved novel and the Broadway musical. Torn apart from her sister and her children, Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately learns to find extraordinary strength in the […]