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Rooney Mara honored with Cinema Vanguard Award at the SBIFF

Rooney Mara honored with Cinema Vanguard Award at the SBIFF

By Susanna Sinclair and Natalie Moreno
February 23, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

Actress Rooney Mara, best known for her roles in Academy Award-nominated films “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” and  “Carol,” was honored with the Cinema Vanguard Award on Feb. 12 at the Arlington Theatre during the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. As Rooney Mara arrived at the Arlington ... Read more »

Johnny Depp wins Maltin Master Award at SBIFF

Johnny Depp wins Maltin Master Award at SBIFF

By Natalie Moreno and Susanna Sinclair
February 22, 2016
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

Hundreds of fans roared in screams as Johnny Depp stepped out of his car at the Arlington Theatre where he received the Maltin Master Award at the 31st Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the “highest honor at the SBIFF” last Thursday night.   Depp arrived half an hour late to the event ... Read more »

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Honors Winners of the Variety Artisans Award

Santa Barbara International Film Festival Honors Winners of the Variety Artisans Award

By Damara Lopez-Nelson and Alexandra Gonzalez-Edgar
May 6, 2015
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s first annual Variety Artisans Award night took place Feb. 3 at the Santa Barbara Lobero Theater. The Variety Artisans Award celebrates those who are essential to the filmmaking process and who have exhibited the most exciting and innovative wo... Read more »

Disney’s “McFarland, USA” brings authentic story to SBIFF

Disney’s “McFarland, USA” brings authentic story to SBIFF

By Franklin Leung
February 19, 2015
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival, Reviews

In front of a packed hall in the Arlington Theater on Feb. 8, Roger Durling, the Director of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF), opened in Spanish on the final night of the festival - talking about his experience pursuing the American Dream as a Panamanian immigrant in the Unite... Read more »

SBIFF: Cousteau Family Honored with Attenborough Award

SBIFF: Cousteau Family Honored with Attenborough Award

By Max Rouhas and Bill Mortensen
February 11, 2015
Filed under A&E, Features, Film Festival

The Arlington exterior on the night of the award (Photo by Max Rouhas) Renowned filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and his two children, Fabien and Celine, received the Attenborough Award for Excellence in Nature Filmmaking on Wednesday Jan. 28 at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. T... Read more »

Press Access Restored to Student Journalists Covering SBIFF

Press Access Restored to Student Journalists Covering SBIFF

By Damara Lopez-Nelson
January 28, 2015
Filed under Features, Film Festival, News

After being told for the second year in a row by Santa Barbara International Film Festival staff that no press access would be available to student press, local student media groups reached a compromise on Jan. 12 that will allow students considerable but limited access to the festival. When lo... Read more »

Jennifer Lawrence: Outstanding Performer of the Year

By Carolyn Chau
February 5, 2013
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

By Carolyn Chau | Staff Writer February 5, 2013 The night had been young, as well as the fans who had lined up the gates to see their idol. As they waited one could hear chatter amongst the crowd as various conversations began to erupt about her outfit or her "hot-ness". "Calling her a star is an understatement. She is definitely ... Read more »

SBIFF: An evening with Ben Affleck

SBIFF: An evening with Ben Affleck

By Emma Craine
January 27, 2013
Filed under A&E, Film Festival, Opinion

By Emma Craine | Managing Editor of Student Life January 27, 2013 As Haley and I walked with freshly brewed Starbucks, which clung in our tightly grasped hands, our knuckles were on the brink of turning opaquely white. The rain lightly fell on my once perfectly blow dried hair, and effectiv... Read more »

SBIFF is over. What now?

SBIFF is over. What now?

March 14, 2012
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

  Vanessa Massel| Opinion Editor | March 13, 2012 The Santa Barbara International Film Festival has been over for a few weeks now and I am still filled with fond memories of the amazing and wonderful films that I would not otherwise have had the opportunity to see. Or so I thought. Many of the movies I watched during the Film... Read more »

You’ll dream of sushi after seeing “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

You’ll dream of sushi after seeing “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”

February 6, 2012
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

Ben Sutton | Editor in Chief | February 6, 2012 "Jiro Dreams of Sushi" was one of many films to premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival this past week. Made by David Gelb, this documentary tells the story of Jiro Ono, an 85 year old Japanese man considered by many to be the greatest sushi chef on Earth. He owns the restaurant Sukiy... Read more »

Fourth and final diary of a Film Festival-er

Fourth and final diary of a Film Festival-er

February 5, 2012
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

Harry Menear | Entertainment Editor | February 6, 2012  Well It's been an amazing week. I saw world premiers, took tea with directors, mingled with up-and-coming members of the press, had my articles condescendingly commented upon by irate readers, and met members of Hollywood's elite. Before presenting m... Read more »

Christopher Plummer receives the Modern Master Award

Christopher Plummer receives the Modern Master Award

By Editorial Board
February 2, 2012
Filed under A&E, Film Festival

By Tiana Raihn | Editor in Chief | February 2, 2012 The cameras flashed the second Christopher Plummer emerged from the limo and onto the red carpet. Plummer was honored with the Modern Master Award, which is given to an individual who has enriched culture through their motion picture accomplishments. He has been in the industry for almost 6o years and has been in ove... Read more »

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