Set amidst the unparalleled beauty of the Sonoma Valley wine country, the Annual Sonoma International Film Festival welcomes filmakers and film lovers in April every year to a sun-drenched, luxurious extended weekend, pairing great food, fine wine and more than 64 new independent films from around the world.
Film presentations at a variety of venues including the historic Sebastiani Theater on the Sonoma Town Plaza will include: world cinema, feature length narratives, documentaries, shorts and a student film program.
Directed by Ariel Vromen, the film stars Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Ray Liotta, Chris Evans, David Schw...
Director Paul Osborne’s film ‘Favor’ (2013) is a dark dramatic satire about two best friends who help each other with a series of favors.
The Great and The Small (2016) Industry veterans of the 19th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival select this year’s festival film favorites Sonoma, CA (April 2, 2016) – The Film Jury Award winners of the 19th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival were announced tonight, Saturday, April 2, 2016, in the Sebastiani Theatre.
“The program this year is the most diverse and competitive it’s ever been, including all the wonderful submissions,” said P...
This film festival is considerd one of the nation's top ten destination film festivals.‘Kip’ (Blayne Weaver) lives a seemingly perfect male chauvinist life with a well-paying ‘suit’ job, a hot stay-at-home wife and a sexy mistress on the side.One day, tragedy hits the calm in Kip's life, sending everything into a domino-effect series of chaotic events until it all seems anything but perfect. "Battle for the Elephants" (2013) by director John Heminway screened recently at the 16th Sonoma International Film Festival.‘The Iceman’ (2012) is based on the true story of Richard Leonard "The Iceman" Kuklinski, a veritable sociopath who led parallel lives- a brutal contract killer and a devoted family man- until his arrest in 1986.
Richard was an American hitman who joined the mafia as a contract killer for the De Cavalcante crime family in New Jersey and the Five Families in New York.
Considered one of the nation’s top destination film festivals, SIFF presents over 100 films shown at 6 venues, all within walking distance from Sonoma’s historic plaza -- dubbed SIFF VILLAGE -- in the heart of California Wine Country and will host nearly 200 filmmakers from around the world. Sonoma and Bay Area favorites provide prime eats and drinks at five-day film extravaganza Sonoma, CA - The 19th Annual Sonoma International Film Festival is a prime destination for film aficionados not only for its commitment to daring, diverse storytelling and innovative, independent film, but also for its advantageous location in California’s Wine Country, long renowned for its culinary excellence and exceptional wines. The Sonoma International Film Festival (SIFF) is presented by the Sonoma Film Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, as a welcoming, entertaining and inspiring cinematic experience that supports and promotes independent films, celebrates the cultural diversity in the Sonoma Valley through film, and funds visual arts in education.