Opening Night Celebration – ENCORE PRESENTATION

9pm

By popular demand, please join us for this ENCORE PRESENTATION of our Opening Night Films. With our 7pm screening being SOLD OUT we wanted to accommodate the many additional requests for these wonderful World Class Short Films.  Special Price $10 per ticket.

  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • How Far She Went
  • Shy Guys
  • Yoga for Salvador
  • Boomtown
  • In a Nutshell

The Opening Night (7pm) Screening is currently SOLD OUT, if you have purchased your VIP Pass after Dec 5th, please join us at the Special 9pm Encore Presentation of these films.

And So It Begins

11:30am  (89 mins) –  Starbright Theater

Drama & World Cinema

  • Noble Creatures
  • Crush
  • Dots
  • Halva (A kind of sweet for mourning ceremony)
  • No Name Maddox
TICKETS

Next Gen Cinema

11:45am (84 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Student Filmmakers

  • Distress
  • If
  • How Far She Went
  • Gloria Talks Funny
  • Spark
  • My Pretty Pony
  • Head Above Water

The Rest of the Story

2:00pm (92 mins) – Starbright Theater

Drama, World Cinema

  • Three Skeleton Key
  • Kathmandude
  • Will and the Blue
  • Runaways
  • Spinosaurus
  • HashtagWill
  • Sibs
  • Five Minutes with Mary

A Conversation Away

2:30pm (86 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Drama

  • Gema
  • Half Smile
  • Speak
  • Mr. & Mrs. Kim
  • Pickle
  • Head Wound
TICKETS

World Cinema One

4:30pm (80 mins) – Starbright Theater

World Cinema

  • Backstory
  • Halim
  • The Boy by the Sea
  • Numbness
  • Hide and Seek
  • For Better or For Worse
TICKETS

Road Less Travelled

5:00pm (95 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Drama, World Cinema

  • What’s In The Box
  • Motel
  • Split Ticket
  • The Road Between
  • Heath Takes a Trip

The World Beyond

7:00pm (94 mins) – Starbright Theater

Science Fiction

  • The Rat’s Dilemma
  • Revelation: The City of Haze
  • Icarus
  • FTL
  • A Date in 2025
  • Haley

Make ‘em Laugh

7:30pm (85 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Farce

  • Fickle Bickle
  • State of Emergency Motherfucker!
  • Shy Guys
  • Rekindled
  • Love Me Madly
  • What’s In The Box
  • Exotic
  • Life In Other Words
  • The Accomplice
TICKETS

NorCal Filmmakers

9:30pm (63 mins) – Starbright Theater

Sci-Fi, Animation, Drama

  • Real Artists
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Coin Operated
  • Breathe
  • Washed Away
  • T.B.P.
  • Weekends
TICKETS

Dark & Stormy Night

9:45pm (84 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Crime, Comedy

  • Maki & Zorro
  • Brad Lee
  • Nocturne in Black
  • Life Saver
  • Pickup
  • The Collector

Kids & Family

11:00am (62 mins) – Starbright Theater

Family Focused, Children’s Animation

  • Riceballs
  • Plank
  • T.B.P.
  • Roadside Assistance
  • The Lost Letter
  • Stars
  • Coin Operated
  • Everybody Else is Taken
  • Spark
TICKETS

A Day in the Life

11:30am (86 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Drama, Comedy

  • One Halloween
  • Supers
  • Nibble
  • North & Nowhere
  • Penny & Paul
  • Spice Sisters

Meet the Filmmakers

1:30pm (80 mins) – Starbright Theater

Special Presentation

  • The Ningyo
  • L.A. Fadeaway

The Ink & Paint Club

2:00pm (97 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Animation

  • The Gurgle
  • Stars
  • Vows
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Coin Operated
  • T.B.P.
  • Weekends
  • Spark
  • Until Dawn
  • Revelation: The City of Haze
  • Plank
  • In A Nutshell
  • First Bloom
  • Don’t Think of a Pink Elephant
  • Scent of Geranium
TICKETS

It’s A Kind of Magic

4:00pm (87 mins) – Starbright Theater

Fantasy, Drama, Horror

  • King Grandpa
  • The Faceless Man
  • Little Heart
  • A Dance of Lust and Calculus
  • Alfred J Hemlock
  • Girl of my Dreams
TICKETS

World Cinema Two

4:30pm (93 mins) – Cinearts Theater

World Cinema

  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • Laws of the Game
  • Disco Obu
  • Noora
  • My Fear
  • The Lost Letter

Hard DOCs Life

6:30pm (70 mins) – Starbright Theater

Documentary

  • Boomtown
  • Ramona
  • I Promise to Remember
  • House of Saints
  • The Tables

Family Matters

7:00pm (96 mins) – Cinearts Theater

World Cinema, Comedy, Drama

  • Break in the Weather
  • The Ravens
  • Yoga for Salvador
  • Spinosaurus
  • With Child and Gazpacho
  • Riceballs
  • How Far She Went
TICKETS

World Cinema Three

9:00pm (92 mins) – Starbright Theater

World Cinema

  • The Last 2 Days
  • The Cherry Tree
  • Dem Dem!
  • Wild Dances
TICKETS

It Was a Dark & Funny Night

9:30pm (87 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Dark Comedy

  • Zoe
  • Breakdown
  • It’s Complicated
  • Lost Dogs
  • Posers
  • Break Down

New Media Unleashed

11:30am (90 mins) – Starbright Theater 

Web Series, TV Pilots

  • The Ningyo
  • My Roommate’s An Escort Eps 1 – The Roommate Interview
  • My Roommate’s An Escort Eps 2 – Symptoms of Pregnancy
  • Twentyfiveish
  • Companion
  • Shoot Me Nicely
TICKETS

Hard DOCs Life Two

11:45am (75 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Documentary

  • Land of the Wind
  • The Canoe
  • People of the Forest: Orang Rimba
  • Washed Away

Musically Inclined

2:00pm (89 mins) – Starbright Theater

Drama, Comedy, Music

  • Just Wanna Say I Love You
  • Chicago Toccata & Fugue
  • Rhythm
  • How You Look At It
  • Choose Love
  • La Lune Folle (Crazy Moon)
  • Marz
  • L.A. Fadeaway

Life Interrupted

2:30pm (94 mins) – Cinearts Theater

World Cinema, Drama

  • Love Examined
  • Don’t Think About It
  • Halim
  • Love, Song
  • Jessica
  • Small Steps
TICKETS

Crimes and Misdemeanors

12:00pm (91 mins) – Winchester Mystery House

Thriller, Comedy, Crime, Drama 

  • Through the Haze
  • Breakdown
  • The Son, The Father…
  • Sure Fire
  • Consent
  • Crush
  • It’s Just a Gun
TICKETS

I’ve Got a Bad Feeling About This

5:00pm (92 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Suspense, Drama, World Cinema

  • Lockdown
  • Frederick
  • Rabbit Punch
  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • Pushing the Night Away

A Bump in the Night

2:45pm (97 mins) – Winchester Mystery House

Horror

  • Hush
  • Daughters of Virtue
  • Born of Sin
  • Creswick
  • Hag
  • Niles Canyon

Best of the Festival

7:30pm (90 mins) – Cinearts Theater

Audience Choice Screenings – Each year we are excited to present a sampling of the festival’s best films – as selected by our audiences. Films to be determined.

TICKETS

Closing Night Screening

5:30pm (90 mins) – Winchester Mystery House

Awards Ceremony & Screening – Our Closing Night screening delivers many of the Award Winning films that were featured during our four days of cinema excellence, this will include a presentation of Awards and the announcements of the the Audience Award Winners as well. Films TBD.

Opening Night Celebration – SOLD OUT!!

6:45pm – 8:30pm

Our Opening Night slate of World Class Short Films. 

  • Sweet Maddie Stone
  • How Far She Went
  • Shy Guys
  • Yoga for Salvador
  • Boomtown
  • In a Nutshell

Made possible by our sponsors