Sonoma International Film Festival will be the place for an intimate celebration of unforgettable cinema (World & U.S. features, documentaries, and shorts programs). More than 100 films will be shown - running the gamut from the environment to LGBT to animation. From Opening Night on Wed., April 2 through the Film Awards Ceremony on Sun., April 6
, Sonoma will be filled with locals and international visitors all enjoying the best film and events.
Win a FREE Cinema Pass ... view the Trailers below of a few of the upcoming Festival films and tell us what make of car is in one of the trailers (hint: It is red and British). You have until Sat., Feb. 1 to enter. Click Here to ENTER. In case of multiple correct answers, a blind drawing will be held. Good luck.
Born in Chicago
Born In Chicago is a soulful documentary film that chronicles a uniquely musical passing of the torch. See trailer
Amanda is a corporate highflier who needs a slacker so she can have a baby and keep her career.
The Human Experiment
Starring and narrated by Sean Penn, this film explores chemicals found in everyday household products.
After sending away his 12 year-old son Siddharth for work, he fails to return home, and the father learns he may have been taken by child-traffickers. See trailer
More Festival Film Announcements:
Christa Richmond graduates valedictorian from a prestigious university and in the next 36 hours of her life, Christa's real education begins. Commencement is a funny, romantic and thought-provoking look at three generations of a middle class family caught in the wake of the current fiscal crisis.
The Starfish Throwers -
Powerful, direct and heartrending, The Starfish Throwers explores how three of the world's most fiercely compassionate individuals struggle to restore hope to the hopeless in unexpected and sometimes dangerous ways.
Queens & Cowboys: A Straight Year on The Gay Rodeo -
chronicles a complete season of the International Gay Rodeo Association. Roping and riding across north America for the past 30 years, the IGRA's courageous cowboys and cowgirls brave challenges both in and out of the arena
In affiliation with Everybody Is A Star Foundation, celebrate Valentine's Day at Weill Hall at The Green Music Center. This evening will be the debut of Grammy and Golden Globe winner, Kitaro, with the Santa Rosa Symphony. Tickets: $40 - $250
Visit www.santarosasymphony.com or phone 707.546.8742
Evening benefits Everybody Is A Star Foundation, The Sonoma Land Trust, & educational programs of Santa Rosa Symphony.
Cinema Soirée Pass $400*
* price increases to $450 on Feb. 1 Limited Number Available
Includes First Entry to Films, VIP Hospitality Area, Tribute, most parties & receptions, & First Look
Cinema Pass - $147*
*price increases to $175 on Feb. 15
Includes films and panels
Patron Pass - $2,500
Early Entry / Reserved Seating for all films & panels, VIP Hospitality Area, all parties, VIP dinners & Tribute
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