Sun, January 27, 2019, 4:30 pm
The Sonoma Film Institute (SFI), located on the Sonoma State University campus, is the oldest film repertory organization in the North Bay Area. Screenings – ranging from silent cinema to the avant-garde, from contemporary American fare to films from the Third World.
LOCATION: Screenings are in Warren Auditorium, Ives Hall on the Sonoma State University campus in Rohnert Park.
Directions: At the Main Entrance to the University, turn left off of E. Cotati Avenue onto Sequoia Drive. Take the first right at the Information Booth onto Redwood Drive. Turn left into parking lot E. Ives Hall is the building on the North side of the parking lot.
FREE ADMISSION – Suggested donation is $5 and all donations are tax deductible.
$5.00 parking fee is charged on all campus lots, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
Friday, January 25, 2019 – 7:00pm
Sunday, January 27, 2019 – 4:30pm
THE GREAT BUSTER: A CELEBRATION
“Wildly ambitious, visionary, fearless and more physically gifted than any comedian before or since, Buster Keaton is revered and beloved, an enduring icon. Peter Bogdanovich’s soulful tribute pulls us close.
Friday, February 1, 2019 – 7:00pm
Sunday, February 3, 2019 – 4:30pm
SHALOM BOLLYWOOD: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema
SHALOM BOLLYWOOD celebrates the all singing, all dancing history of the world’s largest film industry, revealing the unlikely story of the 2,000-year-old Indian Jewish community and its formative place in shaping the world’s largest film industry.
Friday, February 8, 2019 – 7:00pm
Sunday, February 10, 2019 – 4:30pm
THE SHELTERING SKY
Bertolucci’s 1990 drama sends an American couple deep into the Sahara Desert, where they discover the transporting power of landscape and culture and learn the distinction between being a tourist and a traveler.
Friday, February 15, 2019 – 7:00pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 – 4:30pm
Roeg’s 1971 coming-of-age fable is set in the Australian Outback, where a 14-year-old city girl (Jenny Agutter) and her six-year-old brother (Roeg’s son Luc) find themselves stranded when their father suddenly abandons them.
Friday, February 22, 2019 – 7:00pm
MEMOIR OF WAR
“Emmanuel Finkiel’s haunting and hypnotic adaptation of seminal author Marguerite Duras’ autobiographical novel The War: A Memoir.
Friday, March 1, 2019 – 7:00pm
Sunday, March 3, 2019 – 4:30pm
DO THE RIGHT THING
Spike Lee’s landmark film celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. The hottest day of the year explodes on-screen in a vibrant portrait of a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.
Friday, March 8, 2019 – 7:00pm
Sunday, March 10, 2019 – 4:30pm
Yayoi Kusama is the top-selling female artist in the world, best known for her colorful polka dot and pumpkin-themed designs and her massively popular mirrored Infinity Rooms.
Sonoma Film Institute – Sonoma State University
1801 East Cotati Ave