Sonoma International Film Festival


The Sonoma International Live and Virtual Film Festival (SIFF), an entirely walkable and clickable five-day festival, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the best in independent film and filmmakers from around the world, inspiring savvy film lovers, and introducing the power of film to student filmmakers. The 25th anniversary edition of the festival will be taking place from March 23-27th, 2022.

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Named “One of the 25 Coolest Festivals” by MovieMaker Magazine and one of America’s Top Ten Destination Film Festivals by USA Today, SIFF takes place every March in Wine Country. SIFF is noted for its participation of film and media industry jurists and panelists and continues to grow its reputation in finding and cultivating new talent from around the world, creating a significant platform for networking and distribution opportunities. SIFF programs full-length features and documentaries, as well as shorts programming in Animation, Comedy, Culinary, Documentary, Dramatic and Foreign categories. SIFF is committed to the 50/50 gender parity industry initiative, as well as films that cover the gamut of human experience from environmental, LGBTQI+, social justice and other diverse viewpoints.

Get Your Passes to the Sonoma International Film Festival — The Best in Film, Food, Wine and Fun

From March 22-26, dive into more than 110 new indie films from around the world at state-of-the-art DCP projection venues throughout Sonoma.

Summer Heats Up In Sonoma With SIFF Summerfest August 4-6

Don’t miss three days of festival events, including the film ‘Love, Charlie: The Rise and Fall of Chef Charlie Trotter.’

Grammy Winner Sergio Mendes In Person at Sonoma International Film Festival Screening July 7

Mendes is one of the most internationally-successful jazz artists of all time, with his signature mix of bossa nova and samba defining Brazilian music.

The Sonoma International Film Festival Gives Back to the Jacques Pépin Foundation, Honors Legendary Chef

The festival, held annually in March, is as much about celebrating outstanding food, wine and culture as it is about great films.

The Sonoma International Film Festival — 25 Years In The Making

The festival returns for its historic 25th anniversary from March 23-27.

Joanne Weir’s ‘Plates & Places’ at the Sonoma International Film Festival, Plus a Dinner With Jacques Pépin: Culinary Events Not to Miss

The 25th anniversary edition of the festival is delivering culinary experiences from some of the world’s best chefs.

The 2022 Sonoma International Film Festival Is Almost Here: Opening and Closing Night Films Not to Miss

Plus, special events and passes — tickets are on sale now.

‘Indiana Jones’ Actress and Film Director Karen Allen to Speak to SVHS High School Filmmaking Students at SIFF 2022

The film and stage star will be a special industry guest at SIFF, speaking at the Sonoma Valley High School Media Arts Program Student Showcase.

International Film Star Jacqueline Bisset to Accept SIFF Cinematic Excellence Award at 25th Film Festival

The award will be presented at the Northern California premiere of her new film, ‘Loren & Rose’.

Sonoma International Film Festival