Film! Wine! Fun! Mixers

gals drinking wineMeet fellow film-lovers and visiting filmmakers at receptions and parties happening throughout the festival. Parties matter!

Wednesday, March 6 – 9:00-11:00pm
Luis Wine Bar – 1021 Higuera St. SLO
Sponsored by Luis Wine Bar
Meet panelists and filmmakers after the Opening Night gala, and enjoy exceptional wines, beer and light appetizers. Open to all Opening Night attendees – just show your ticket or pass for drink discounts.

IMG_7687Thursday, March 7 – 5:00-6:30pm
Luna Red – 1032 Chorro St. SLO
Sponsored by Visit San Luis Obispo County and Film Commission, Luna Red and Broken Earth Winery
Mingle with visiting directors, producers, writers and location managers, Mogul Pass holders and VIP guests at one of the best downtown bar/restaurants in San Luis Obispo. Complimentary wine, beer and delicious tapas.
Must be a Mogul Passholder, Filmmaker or invited guest to attend.

Filmmakers at partyThursday, March 7 – 9:00pm
Surf Nite After-Party at SLO Brew
1119 Garden St. San Luis Obispo
Sponsored by SLO Brewing Company
Meet fellow surf/film/beer lovers and VIP guests at one of the best craft breweries in the county. Drink specials to all with Surf Nite tickets or Festival passes.

Thursday, March 7 & Friday, March 8 – 9:00-11:00pm
Alegria Wine & Ware, 942 Chorro St. San Luis Obispo
Sponsored by Alegria Wine & Ware and The Krush 92.5
Enjoy some great local talent and local wine when Songwriters At Play entertain you at this comfy wine bar, located around the corner from the Palm Theatre. Drop by after a film and sample some great local wine and music. Music coordinated by The Krush’s Steve Keys:
Thursday Night                                              Friday Night
9:00pm   Bob & Wendy                                    9:00pm   Tim Jackson
9:30pm   Craig Louis Dingman                         9:30pm   Kate Graves
10:00pm Ted Waterhouse                                10:00pm   Cliff Stepp
10:30pm Jane & Michael Banks                       10:30pm   Dulcie Taylor

cheese & crackersFriday, March 8 – 5:00-6:30pm
Mo/Tav Bar and Restaurant
725 Higuera St. San Luis Obispo
Sponsored by Mother’s Tavern
Join filmmakers, sponsors, Movie Mogul pass holders and VIP guests and enjoy a Friday evening happy hour before that night’s screenings. Complimentary wine, beer and great appetizers will be served upstairs in one of SLO’s best bar/restaurants, located in the middle of downtown San Luis Obispo.
Must be a Mogul Passholder, Filmmaker or Special Guest to attend.

SOMM-135442Friday, March 8 – 5:00-6:30pm
Paso Robles “Tasting Room Crawl” – Downtown Paso Robles
Sponsored by Acuncion Ridge Vineyards, Clayhouse Wines, D’Anbino Vineyard & Cellars, Frolicking Frog Winery, Grizzly Republic Wines, Parrish Family Vineyard & Pithy Little Wine Co
Before the special presentation of SOMM at the Park Cinemas, enjoy some camaraderie with fellow wine and film lovers, as you do a “crawl” from one tasting room to another around the picturesque City Park in the center of Paso Robles. Try everything from merlots to pinots to ports and then settle in for a great documentary about wine tasting experts who are vying for the coveted title of Master Sommelier, and meet “Somm” Brian McClintic, featured Sommelier in the film. After the film, stroll over to the Paso Wine Center, nibble on some cheese and crackers and enjoy great wines from Broken Earth Winery.

our wine glassesSaturday, March 9 – 1:00-2:00pm
Wine Tasting before “Somm” screening
Fremont Theatre, San Luis Obispo
Sponsored by SLO County Wine Association, Talley Vineyards, Sinor-LaVallee and Cal Poly Wines

Meet “Somm”‘s director, Jason Wise and
Brian McClintic (Sommelier featured in the film) as you sample award-winning wines from some of the finest South County wines before the movie begins. Tickets for tasting and movie are $15 (on sale now). All Festival Passes will be accepted. Portion of all ticket sales will benefit Cal Poly’s Wine and Viticulture Program.

Bruce & wife with martinisSaturday, March 9 – 9:00-12:00pm
King Vidor Reception
Warden Building, 762 Higuera St. SLO

Rub elbows with our 2013 King Vidor Award recipient, John Hawkes, and special guests, filmmakers and fellow film buffs while enjoying fine wines, great food and entertainment from the following generous sponsors: Windows on the Water, Novo Restaurant, Mama’s Meatballs, Granada Hotel & Bistro, Bella Mundo Cupcakes, Ancient Peaks Winery, Baileyana Winery, Treana Winery,
Roxo Port Cellars, Center of Effort Winery, Tito’s Vodka, Rich Ferguson
and Mikaylah Williams.
$35 General / $30 Students and SLOIFF Film Society members
Mogul passes will be accepted. Click to purchase tickets.

Sunday, March 10 – 8:30pm
Closing Night Party
SLOIFF Headquarters, 1007 Monterey St. San Luis Obispo
Sponsored by Woodstock’s Pizza, Mona & Gordon Jennings and the Movie Experience
Join SLOIFF Staff and volunteers as we celebrate the closing of another great festival!
Open to all Festival Passholders and volunteers.