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Air

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

AIR Followed by a Q&A with Editor William Goldenberg Courtesy of Amazon MGM Studios From award-winning director Ben Affleck, AIR reveals the unbelievable game-changing partnership between […]

Barbie

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

CINEMA SOCIETY MEMBERS ONLY. NO GENERAL PUBLIC TICKETS AVAILABLE. Barbie Followed by a Q&A Courtesy of Warner Bros. To live in Barbie Land is to be […]

Origin

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

Origin Followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Ava DuVernay and Actor Jon Bernthal Courtesy of Neon Written and directed by Academy Award nominee Ava DuVernay, ORIGIN […]

Memory

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

Memory Followed by a Q&A Writer/Director Michel Franco and Actors Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard Courtesy of Ketchup Entertainment Sylvia is a social worker who leads […]

The Zone of Interest

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

The Zone of Interest Followed by a Q&A with Sound Designer Johnnie Burn Courtesy of A24 Winner of the Grand Prix and the FIPRESCI Prize at […]

Maestro

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

CINEMA SOCIETY MEMBERS ONLY. NO GENERAL PUBLIC TICKETS AVAILABLE. Maestro Followed by a Q&A Courtesy of Netflix Maestro is a towering and fearless love story chronicling […]

The Delinquents

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

The Delinquents Courtesy of MUBI Argentina's official Oscar submission Bank employee Morán (Eliás) schemes to steal enough money to liberate himself from corporate monotony, then confesses […]

May December

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

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 […]

The Color Purple

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

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, […]

Napoleon

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

Napoleon Followed by a Q&A with Actress Vanessa Kirby Courtesy of Sony Pictures Napoleon is a spectacle-filled action epic that details the checkered rise and fall […]

Shrinking

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

Shrinking (Episode 1 and 2) Followed by a Q&A with Creator/Writer/Actor Jason Segel Courtesy of Apple TV+ “Shrinking” follows a grieving therapist (Jason Segel) who starts […]

Oppenheimer

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

Oppenheimer Followed by a Q&A with Emily Blunt Courtesy of Universal Pictures During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer […]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

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

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem Followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Jeff Rowe Courtesy of Paramount Pictures In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem, after […]

The Iron Claw

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

The Iron Claw Followed by a Q&A Writer/Director Sean Durkin Courtesy of A24 The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in […]

Freud’s Last Session

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

Freud's Last Session Followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Matthew Brown Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics On the eve of the Second World War, two of […]

Priscilla

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

Priscilla Followed by a Q&A with Producer Youree Henley Courtesy of A24 When teenage Priscilla Beaulieu meets Elvis Presley at a party, the man who is […]

American Fiction

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

American Fiction Followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Cord Jefferson and Actor Jeffrey Wright Courtesy of Amazon MGM Studios AMERICAN FICTION is Cord Jefferson's hilarious directorial […]

The Taste of Things

Riviera Theatre Lobby 2044 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, United States

The Taste of Things Followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Tran Anh Hung Courtesy of IFC Films France's Oscar Submission Set in France in 1889, the […]

Shayda

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

Shayda followed by a Q&A with Writer/Director Noora Niasari Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics Australian's Oscar Submission SHAYDA, a brave Iranian mother, finds refuge in an […]

Spaceman

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

SPACEMAN Followed by a Q&A with Director Johan Renck Courtesy of Netflix Six months into a solitary research mission to the edge of the solar system, […]