The Santa Barbara International Film Festival presents The Wave Film Festival France which takes place from July 6 to 12. The festival features 11 new French films at the Riviera Theatre, 2044 Alameda Padre Serra, in Santa Barbara. This seven-day festival will begin with a pass holder Reception at the Belmond El Encanto (800 Alvarado Pl., Santa Barbara) on July 6.
The Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) is a nonprofit arts and educational organization committed to discovering and showcasing the finest in independent and international cinema. Over the past 32 years, SBIFF has become one of the leading film festivals in the United States, attracting 90,000 attendees. The lineup for this year’s Wave Film Festival is listed below.
- Olivier Marchal’s Carbon (Carbone)
- Xavier Legrand’s Custody (Jusqu’à La Garde)
- Hélène Cases’ Elementary (Primaire)
- Robert Guédiguian’s The House by the Sea (La Villa)
- Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani’s Let the Corpses Tan (Laissez Bronzer Les Cadavres)
- Julien Hallard’s Let The Girls Play (Comme Des Garçons)
- Tonie Marshall’s Number One (Numéro Une)
- Jean-Paul Civeyrac’s A Paris Education (Mes Provinciales)
- François Desagnat’s Roomates Wanted (Adopte Un Veuf)
- Marine Francen’s The Sower (Le Semeur)
- Éric Valette’s Thousand Cuts (Le Serpent Aux Mille Coupures)
For more information please visit sbiff.org.