The happiest excitement in life is to be convinced that one is fighting for all one is worth on behalf of some clearly seen and deeply felt good.
-Ruth Benedict

SBIFF’s Maltin Modern Master Award to Honor Gary Oldman

by lesliedinaberg on December 21, 2017

Gary Oldman, who is getting critical acclaim and Oscar buzz for his role as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour, is set to receive the Maltin Modern Master Award at the 33rd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival.  Oldman will be honored for his longstanding contributions to the film industry and Leonard Maltin, […]

Val Kilmer Presents Cinema Twain LIVE

by lesliedinaberg on June 29, 2017

Val Kilmer will be at the Lobero Theatre this Friday night (Jun. 30) at 8 p.m. to present a screening of his play about Mark Twain. The one-man show, Citizen Twain, played to sold-out houses at several performing arts venues in Los Angeles. Kilmer transforms himself into Twain in a comedic and moving performance based […]

UCSB Arts & Lectures Presents Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour

by lesliedinaberg on October 17, 2016

Film and nature collide when UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Telluride Mountainfilm on Tour on Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m. at UCSB Campbell Hall. Telluride Mountainfilm was launched more than 30 years ago by a group of climbers and friends dedicated to educating and inspiring audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, environments […]