SBIFF is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts and education organization dedicated to making a positive impact utilizing the power of film. SBIFF is a year-round organization that is best known for its main film festival that takes place each year in February. Over the past 31 years the Santa Barbara International Film Festival has become one of the leading film festivals in the United States – attracting 90,000 attendees and offering 11 days of 200+ films, tributes and symposiums. We bring the best of independent and international cinema to Santa Barbara all year, even more so with the recent acquisition of the historic and beloved Riviera Theatre as our new home for our year-round programming. We continue to expand our year-round operation to include a wide range of educational programming, fulfilling our mission to engage, enrich and inspire our community through film.
Santa Barbara International Film Festival
1528 Chapala St., Ste. 203
Santa Barbara, CA 93103