CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF INDEPENDENT FILM AND STORYTELLING

MURIEL’S WEDDING (1994)

NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE VIRTUAL ENCORE FESTIVAL. A NOTE FROM SKYE MCLENNAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (2021-PRESENT): MURRIEEEEEEL! Another Aussie staple and favorite of mine, MURIEL’S WEDDING draws us into her world of love and imagination. Muriel’s quest for love and acceptance takes us on a rollercoaster of emotions. With its blend of humor, heartache and hope, […]

BYE BYE TIBERIAS

Community Conversation on Bye Bye Tiberias – Sunday, April 28th SLO Pal Fest – 1 to 2:30pmTo conclude the weekend screenings, SLO Pal Fest is hosting a community conversation and lunch on Sunday, April 28 from 1:00-2:30pm at the SLO Public Library Community Room, to which anyone who attended a screening of Bye Bye Tiberias […]

A MAN ESCAPED (1956)

A Man Escaped or The Wind Bloweth Where It Listeth (1956) concludes this series. Considered by many the greatest prison escape movie of all time, the legendary French director Robert Bresson turns Andre Devigny’s memoir of life in the French Resistance into a stunning, meditation on the deepest meanings of freedom, struggle, and inner liberation. The […]