SLO FILM FESTIVAL: APRIL 25-30 2024 ENCORE MAY 1-5

RED EYE CINEMA: DAWN OF THE DEAD (1978)

Katie Neville and Jason Kaiser, founders of the annual community festival, MicroHorrors, present an exclusive screening of DAWN OF THE DEAD in celebration of its 45th anniversary. The opportunity to watch this film in a theatre, with fans, has long been an experience that has eluded us(and the masses!). The film’s presentation of humanity, culture, and […]

KING VIDOR CEREMONY

We’re very excited to announce this year’s King Vidor Recipient, Actress and Director – Heather Graham. Graham will receive the King Vidor Award at an official ceremony on Saturday, April 27 at the Hotel San Luis Obispo.  A noon reception starts the festivities, followed by a “Conversation with Heather Graham.”  A screening of her film, […]

WILD BILL: HOLLYWOOD MAVERICK (1995)

NOT AVAILABLE DURING THE VIRTUAL ENCORE FESTIVAL. A NOTE FROM MARY HARRIS, SLO FILM FESTIVAL FOUNDER: This terrific documentary was the first winner of the Festival’s George Sidney Independent Film Competition in its inaugural year, 1996. It explores the life and career of director William Wellman, who directed the first film to win Best Picture, […]