The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals Comes to SLO!

SFF_Bathtubs-Fall-Fundraiser_Ticket-Header_1000x550_20191007 We’re incredibly excited for our upcoming event on November 8th at the brand new Hotel San Luis Obispo. This will be your first chance to experience the newest hotel addition to  San Luis Obispo while also enjoying the weird and wonderful world of industrial musicals featuring motivational show tunes about selling tractors, bathtubs, and dog food that the public was never meant to see!

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival will host an unusual one-two punch of comedy and music on Friday, November 8th, as Steve Young, former David Letterman writer and star of the acclaimed documentary Bathtubs Over Broadway, screens the film at the Palm Theater and participates in a Q & A session before moving next door to Hotel San Luis Obispo to present a selection of vintage industrial musicals on film that can be seen nowhere else.

Bathtubs Over Broadway – Palm Theatre – 5:00pm
Steve Young’s Weird & Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals Live Show – Hotel San Luis Obispo Ballroom (next to Palm Theatre)
Cocktail greeting – 7:30pm
Live show with wine and appetizers – 8:00pm
Click here to buy tickets


Film Submission Deadline Today (October 14th)

filmfreeway-submit-buttonDon’t miss your opportunity to submit your film to the 2020 SLO Film Festival. Find out why we are one of the “Top 50 Film Festivals Worth The Entry Fee” named by MovieMaker magazine. You can submit via Film Freeway.


Live the Stream Now Available for Pre-Order

livethestream 2019 SLO Film Festival favorite, Live The Stream: The Story of Joe Humphreys is now available for pre-order on iTunes. Live The Stream is the inspiring life story of Pennsylvania’s fly fishing legend, Joe Humphreys, a man who was born to fly fish, lives to teach, and strives to pass on a respect for our local waters. This is a visually stunning film that captures Joe’s contagious spirit and seemingly, at 86-years-young, trout streams are his fountains of youth.  Click here to pre-order 


We’re so excited to see you at the Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals! This will be a great way to kick off the holiday season!

See you at the movies!
Wendy Eidson & Skye McLennan
SLO Film Fest Director & Associate Director

SLO Film Fest Fall Fundraisers just announced!

SFF_Bathtubs-Fall-Fundraiser_Ticket-Header_1000x550_20191007Every fall, the SLO Film Fest comes up with an exciting new ways to generate some FUNds for the upcoming festival, and remind you all it’s coming. This year we are planning three very unique events in October, November and December that you won’t want to miss!

For ONE NIGHT ONLY, the bizarre and hilarious world of Industrial Musicals comes to San Luis Obispo! Motivational show tunes about selling tractors, bathtubs, and dog food that the public was never meant to see!

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival will host an unusual one-two punch of comedy and music on Friday, November 8th, as Steve Young, former David Letterman writer and star of the acclaimed documentary Bathtubs Over Broadway, screens the film at the Palm Theater and participates in a Q & A session before moving next door to Hotel San Luis Obispo to present a selection of vintage industrial musicals on film that can be seen nowhere else.

Bathtubs Over Broadway Palm Theatre – 5:00pm Steve Young’s Weird & Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals Live show Hotel San Luis Obispo Ballroom (next to Palm Theatre) Cocktail greeting – 7:30pm Live show with wine and appetizers – 8:00pm

Click here for more information and to buy tickets! 


DRACULA at SLO BREW on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

dracposterJoin us and Coastal Awakening on Sunday, October 27 at SLO Brew’s Rock for a spooky screening of DRACULA! This is the original 1931 movie starring Bela Lugosi with a bonus: an incredible Philip Glass score recorded in 1999 by Kronos Quarter accompanying this ageless film. Come early to enjoy food and drink from the SLO Brew Rock kitchen and bar available for purchase before the movie.

And don’t forget to come dressed in Vampire finery! You might just win a prize in our costume contest.

 

Doors open at 6pm – Food & Drinks for purchase
Movie starts at 7pm and Costume contest is at 8:30pm
Tickets: $15/$12 Students
  Click here to purchase tickets


OUTDOOR FILMS at the FREMONT THEATER on Saturday, December 7th https___cdn.evbuc_.com_images_70863487_319410063145_1_original5 Points Film Festival is traveling to San Luis Obispo and will play at the Fremont Theater for one night only. Don’t miss an opportunity to see exciting and impactful adventure films. Click here to purchase tickets. Proceeds go to the 2020 SLO Film Festival.

We hope to see you at these great events this fall! Your attendance will help make our 2020 film festival the best yet!

See you at the movies!
Wendy Eidson & Skye McLennan
SLO Film Fest Director & Associate Director

2020 Festival Passes On Sale Now! 

We are excited to announce that 2020 Movie Mogul, Movie Star & Movie Fanatic passes are now on sale! Don’t miss out on these early bird prices that will increase on December 31st, 2019.

Also new: our highlight reel from the 2019 SLO Film Fest, produced by Kyle and Carlos Plummer of SuperImage, Ltd. They do an amazing job of covering our festival each year, capturing the fun and excitement. Check it out – you just might see yourself!

We’ve been working on some changes over the summer and are very excited to announce that we have a new ticketing partner! ELEVENT specializes in film festivals so we look forward to working with them to continue to improve and streamline our venue and ticketing operations in the coming years.

During your first purchase, you will update your information and set up your new account. When purchasing passes you’ll also be able to provide your credential information that you want to have printed on your pass that you’ll wear at the festival. You can pick up these passes at our HQ in Late February/March. Please keep your receipt and order confirmation.

Movie Mogul Pass – Early Bird Price $360
Feel like the ultimate celebrity with full festival access for all 6 days. Admission for one person to all Festival screenings, workshops/panels, Red Carpet events and other Special Events. Pass includes full access to Festival VIP Lounge offering food, wine, beer and entertainment.
New for 2020 Festival: Priority VIP entry line, allows priority admission up to 30 minutes before screening time.

Movie Star – Early Bird Price $200
This pass is perfect for the movie lover who wants to take in as many films and panels as possible! It provides admission for one person to all regular Festival screenings, panels and workshops for 6 days. Also includes weekday daytime access to the Festival VIP Lounge.

Movie Fanatic Ticket Package – Early Bird Price $80
If your time is limited this is an ideal pass. Admission for one person to six regular Festival screenings, or two people for three screenings. This pass is listed under Ticket Packages now.

We are looking forward to announcing a couple of exciting fall fundraising events very shortly so please stay tuned!

Happy fall! See you at the movies!

Wendy Eidson & Skye McLennan
SLO Film Fest Director & Associate Director