David O Russell Lands Santa Barbara Fest’s Outstanding Director Award

By | Friday January 17, 2014 @ 4:51pm PST

russellSanta Barbara, CA – The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will present David O. Russell with the Outstanding Director Award at the 29th edition of the Fest, which runs Thursday, January 30 through Sunday, February 9, 2014, it was announced

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Tarantino Subs For DiCaprio At S.B. Fest

By | Wednesday January 23, 2013 @ 6:59pm PST

Quentin Tarantino will receive the Santa Barbara Film Festival‘s American Riviera Award on January 30th at the Arlington Theatre. Leonardo DiCaprio was to have received the award at the previously announced event on February 1 but could not … Read More »

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Santa Barbara Film Festival Lineup Announced

By | Tuesday January 8, 2013 @ 10:20am PST

The Santa Barbara Film Festival has announced its 2013 lineup. The 28th edition features films from 49 countries and runs January 24-February 3. The Jason Bateman-starring drama Disconnect is the opening-night film and Rowan Athale’s Wasteland closes it. Here’s the full lineup of movies by category: Read More »

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Santa Barbara Festival To Honor Leonardo DiCaprio, ‘Disconnect’ Opening Night Pic

By | Wednesday January 2, 2013 @ 5:51pm PST

Director Henry-Alex Rubin’s Disconnect will open the 28th Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Written by Andrew Stern, the movie starring Jason Bateman and Hope Davis explores the way digital technologies that are intended to bring … Read More »

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Santa Barbara Film Festival To Honor Daniel Day-Lewis

By | Tuesday December 18, 2012 @ 8:19am PST

EXCLUSIVE: The Lincoln star will receive the festival’s Montecito Award for his performance in the Steven Spielberg movie and his overall career. The tribute, which includes a conversation with the actor, is set for January 26 at the … Read More »

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Santa Barbara To Honor Robert De Niro

By | Tuesday October 16, 2012 @ 3:30pm PDT

Santa Barbara, CA – Director, producer and Academy Award-winning actor ROBERT DE NIRO has been chosen to receive The Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s seventh annual KIRK DOUGLAS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM at a black-tie Gala dinner at Bacara

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