The Sonoma Film Institute's spring schedule includes fantastic films from around the world, including Cuba, Poland, Italy, India and more. Classics like "To Kill a Mockingbird" and new films like "The Pearl Button" are screened in Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall at Sonoma State University on Fridays and Sundays. Suggested ticket donation is $5, parking on campus is $5-$8. For more information visit www.sonoma.edu/sfi or call 707.664.2606.
Friday, Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 24 at 9 p.m.
The Mole's Den (La guarida del topo)
(Alfredo Ureta, 2011, in Spanish w/English subtitles)
Friday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 31 at 9 p.m.
A Program of Short Documentary Films
Friday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 7 at 4 p.m.
Ornette: Made In America
(Shirley Clarke, 1984, 85 min.) w/Ornette Coleman, William Burroughs, Buckminster Fuller and Yoko Ono; and "No Maps On My Taps," (George T. Nierenberg, 1979) w/Chuck Green, Bunny Briggs and Howard "Sandman" Sims. Celebrating Black History Month.
Friday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m.
Blind Chance (Przypadek)
(Krzysztof Kieslowski, 1981/87, in Polish w/English subtitles)
Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m.
(Roberto Rossellini, 1950, in Italian w/English subtitles) w/Ingrid Bergman
Friday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m.
Pather Panchali (The Song of the Little Road)
(Satyajit Ray, 1954, in Bengali w/English subtitles) Sonoma State University Professor Dr. Ajay Gehlawat will introduce the film
Friday, Mar. 4 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 6 at 4 p.m.
(Kent Jones, 2015) w/Francois Truffaut and Alfred Hitchcock
Friday, Mar. 11 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 13 at 4 p.m.
The Bride Wore Black
(Francois Truffaut, 1968, in French w/English subtitles) w/Jean Moreau
Friday, Mar. 25 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 27 at 4 p.m.
(Samba Gadjigo, 2015, in French and Wolof w/English subtitles)
Friday, Apr. 1 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Apr. 3 at 4 p.m.
Mandabi (The Money Order)
(Ousmane Sembene, 1968, in Wolof w/English subtitles)
Friday, Apr. 8 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Apr. 10 at 4 p.m.
The Pearl Button
(Patricio Guzman, 2015, in Spanish w/English subtitles)
Friday, Apr. 15 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Apr. 17 at 4 p.m.
In the Shadow of Women
(Philippe Garrel, 2015, in French w/English subtitles)
Friday, Apr. 22 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Apr. 24 at 4 p.m.
To Kill a Mockingbird
(Robert Mulligan, 1962) w/Gregory Peck, Brock Peters, Robert Duvall, and Mary Badham. Gregory Peck and Horton Foote Centenary.