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Films I saw and liked:
The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
Funny and reminiscent of Cameron Crowe/John Hughes films. Great cameos by Jason Ritter, Melissa Leo, Andrew McCarthy, Christopher McDonald and Wilmer Valderrama.
Thursday, Feb 2, 1:00p, Metro 4
Shorts Program 2
Michael, the SBIFF programmer, called this the Food and Death series. Throw in some sex and love and it’s a perfectly funny trifecta for the program.
Unfortunately there aren’t any more screenings… but check the TBAs it might be added.
Wine, the Green Revolution (Les Clef Des Terriors)
A must-see for anyone interested in grape farming and wine production. Smart and a complete education.
Thurs, Feb 2, 4:00p, Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Sunday, Feb 5, 4:00p, Santa Barbara Museum of Art
If you care about food issues and school nutrition, this is a great film about one man’s quest to change the system. There are lessons for Jaime Oliver here.
Saturday, Feb 4, 1:00p Metro 4
Sunday, Feb 4, 8:05a, Metro 4
Jiro Dreams of Sushi
Jiro Ono is the best sushi chef in the world. This film delves into what it takes to be the best sushi chef and at what cost.
Thursday, Feb 2, 4:30p Lobero
Nothing like Chocolate
Kum Kum Bhavnani, UCSB Professor, has made another important film about a terrible crisis in our world. Yet, as with her first film, Shape of Water, you feel hopeful about the future – in this case about the future of cacao production and how we can eradicate the child slavery that is currently prevalent in cacao farming in the Ivory Coast.
Friday, Feb 3, 2:00p, Lobero
Sunday, Feb 5, 11:00a, Metro 4
Great history of early Southern California surfers and board makers. Gorgeous historical photos mined from personal collections.
And best so far:
I laughed, I cried. Go see it.
Friday, Feb 3, 7:40p, Metro 4
Films I still want to catch:
image by Robert Redfield