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Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: ‘Bernstein Centenary’ May 13

   May 6, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, May 13 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “Bernstein Centenary” from the Royal Ballet in London. There will be one show at 4:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Review: Tully takes on traumas of motherhood

By David Kanowsky    May 6, 2018   

At the start of this film, we are focused on a woman who is pregnant and close to giving birth. She’s married and she has two young children — a charming girl and a boy who is borderline autistic. This third child was unplanned for by Marlo (Charlize Theron) and her husband, Drew (Ron Livingston).


Sedona Film Festival presents ‘The Doctor from India’ May 10

   April 29, 2018   

A one-night-only special premiere of the award-winning new documentary “The Doctor from India” on Thursday, May 10 at 4 and 7 p.m. will be shown at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


The Leisure Seeker depicts rewards, trials of aging

By David Kanowsky    April 29, 2018   

We have here the type of film that seems to be hard to find these days. The Leisure Seeker is about an elderly couple who have been married for almost a half-century.


New Movies: Coming to theaters April 27

   April 23, 2018   

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet.


Isle of Dogs a masterpiece in animation

By David Kanowsky    April 23, 2018   

Isle of Dogs takes place in Japan in the future. The central location is Megasaki, a seaside city dominated by a not-nice mayor.


National Theatre of London’s ‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’ premieres April 29

   April 21, 2018   

The National Theatre of London continues its season with its acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams’ “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” showing in Sedona on Sunday, April 29 at 3 p.m. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona Film Festival presents ‘Love & Bananas’ on Earth Day April 22

   April 16, 2018   

In honor and celebration of Earth Day, the Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a premiere of the award-winning new documentary “Love & Bananas: An Elephant Story” on Sunday, April 22 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival presents film screening of ‘Nemtsov’ on Sunday, April 22

   April 16, 2018   

On Sunday, April 22 at 1 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theater, the Sedona International Film Festival will present a unique program focusing on recent history and events in Russia featuring the film “Nemtsov” by Vladimir V. Kara-Murza


Chappaquiddick recounts Kennedy manslaughter incident

By David Kanowsky    April 9, 2018   

Chappaquiddick is the island in Massachusetts where, in July, 1969, the car driven by Senator Ted Kennedy with Mary Jo Kopechne as passenger went off a narrow bridge into the water.


New Movies: Coming to theaters April 13

   April 9, 2018   

Ten years later, he is called back to war-torn Beirut by a CIA operative (Rosamund Pike) to negotiate for the life of a friend he left behind.


Film Festival presents Sedona Wolf Week films April 17-18

   April 9, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents three films in celebration of Sedona Wolf Week on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 17 and 18 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival hosts ‘Hairspray’ Sing-Along special event April 16

   April 9, 2018   

Have you ever been to a film musical and had the uncontrollable urge to burst into song? Well, now is your chance to don those 60’s styles, hairdos, dancin’ shoes and colorful frocks and let your inhibitions go for an evening where you are the stars!


Broadway on Screen: Sam Shepard’s ‘Buried Child’ premieres April 15

   April 9, 2018   

Sedona International Film Festival presents the BroadwayHD series — featuring Broadway plays and musicals in high definition on the big screen — with Sam Shepard’s “Buried Child” starring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, and directed by Scott Elliot. The event will show in Sedona on Sunday, April 15 at 4 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival presents ‘Leaning Into the Wind’ premiere April 13-16

   April 9, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the award-winning new documentary “Leaning Into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy” — showing April 13-16 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: ‘Giselle’ encore April 8

   April 1, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, April 8 when it hosts the big screen encore of “Giselle” from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow. There will be one show at 4:00 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona Film Festival presents ‘No Man’s Land Film Festival’ April 5

   April 1, 2018   

Women adventure film shorts featured in world-wide festival making Sedona stop


Exhibition on Screen ‘Cézanne: Portraits of a Life’ premieres April 9

   April 1, 2018   

Sedona International Film Festival is presenting the Exhibition on Screen series with “Cézanne: Portraits of a Life”. The event will show in Sedona on Monday, April 9 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival presents ‘Journey’s End’ premiere April 6-12

   April 1, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is presenting critically-acclaimed “Journey’s End” — showing April 6-12 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Celebrate Fisher Theatre 6-year anniversary: ‘The Phantom of the Opera’

   March 26, 2018   

Broadway returns to Sedona on Sunday, April 1 when the Sedona International Film Festival celebrates the 6-year anniversary of its Mary D. Fisher Theatre by hosting the big screen encore of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s biggest and most celebrated musical “The Phantom of the Opera”.


Film Festival presents ‘Buena Vista Social Club’ encore April 4

   March 26, 2018   

Chamber Music Sedona and the Sedona International Film Festival will join hands Wednesday, April 4 for a 4 p.m. encore screening of the Academy Award-nominated “Buena Vista Social Club."


Love Simon thought-provoking, fun to watch

By David Kanowsky    March 19, 2018   

Love, Simon is an appealing story about teenagers who are not being crushed by the usual adolescent inner turbulence. Their home lives seem OK and their schoolwork is satisfactory.


Festival presents debut of ‘Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool’

   March 19, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is presenting the Northern Arizona premiere of “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” — starring Annette Bening, Jamie Bell, Julie Walters and Vanessa Redgrave — showing March 23-28 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona Film Festival presents ‘Being With Animals’ encore March 29

   March 19, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the encore of “Being With Animals” for two shows only on Thursday, March 29 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival partners with Mental Health Coalition and Illuminate for special premiere

   March 12, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is partnering with the Mental Health Coalition Verde Valley and the Illuminate Film Festival to present the premiere of the award-winning film “Almost Sunrise” showing Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m. a