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Sedona Film Fest presents ‘Here and Now’ premiere Nov. 16-21

   November 13, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the acclaimed new film “Here and Now” Nov. 16-21 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona Film Fest presents ‘The Great Buster’ premiere Nov. 16-21

   November 13, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the award-winning new documentary “The Great Buster” Nov. 16-21 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona’s Fisher Theatre hosts big-screen debut of National Theatre of London’s ‘Allelujah!’

   November 13, 2018   

The National Theatre of London continues its season with its acclaimed new production of “Allelujah!” showing in Sedona on Sunday, Nov. 18, at 3 p.m. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the big screen premiere at its Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Movie Review: The Girl in the Spider’s Web a third-rate thriller

By David Kanowsky    November 13, 2018   

So now we have the return of that Swedish young woman with the dragon tattoo, in a sequel to the three films of the Stieg Larsson novels. It happens very often that a sequel, produced off the mainstream of the originals, is of less quality than the originals. The Girl in the Spider’s Web fits that appraisal, and below.


Film Festival hosts Ballet in Cinema: La Sylphide” Nov. 11

   November 7, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents Ballet in Cinema on Sunday, Nov. 11 when it hosts the big screen premiere of “La Sylphide” from the Bolshoi Ballet in Moscow.


Exhibition on screen Nov. 12 ‘Degas: Passion for Perfection’

   November 7, 2018   

Sedona International Film Festival presents the Exhibition on Screen series with “Degas: Passion for Perfection”. The event will show in Sedona on Monday, Nov. 12 at 4 and 7 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


‘The Guilty’ a good movie for Hitchcock fans

By David Kanowsky    November 5, 2018   

Here is a film that has some unusual features and has been lauded all year on the international film festival circuit.


Film Festival presents ‘Brewmaster’ premiere Nov. 8

   October 31, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present a special premiere event of the award-winning new film “Brewmaster” on Thursday, Nov. 8. There will be two screenings of the film at 4 and 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival presents ‘Deconstructing The Beatles’ Magical Mystery Tour’ on Nov. 1

   October 31, 2018   

Sedona International Film Festival is the official host of the second season of “Deconstructing the Beatles,” joining hundreds of theatres around the country for this special series.


Sedona International Film Festival and Jewish Community present Seventh Annual Sedona Jewish Film Festival Nov. 3-5

   October 31, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to team up with the Jewish Community of Sedona and the Verde Valley to present the Seventh Annual Sedona Jewish Film Festival Nov. 3-5 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. The program will feature six award-winning features from around the world.


The Sisters Brothers: A ‘Gold Rush’ of a story

By David Kanowsky    October 21, 2018   

John C. Reilly, once again emerges from the shadows of supporting roles (as he did in Chicago, 2002) and shines in The Sisters Brothers.


Film Festival hosts encore of National Theatre’s ‘Frankenstein’ Oct. 22 & 29

   October 15, 2018   

The National Theatre of London returns to Sedona on Monday, Oct. 22, and Monday, Oct. 29, when the Sedona International Film Festival hosts the encore of the award-winning London productions of “Frankenstein” — starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Johnny Lee Miller. The screenings will be presented at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


‘The Merry Wives of Windsor’ comes to Mary D. Fisher Theatre Oct. 21

   October 15, 2018   

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s extraordinary new production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor” makes its Sedona big-screen debut on Sunday, Oct. 21. The Sedona International Film Festival hosts the high-definition premiere of William Shakespeare’s renowned play from its home in Stratford-Upon-Avon. There will be one show at 3 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga superb in 'A Star is Born'

By David Kanowsky    October 8, 2018   

Bradley Cooper, in his directorial debut, has undertaken a courageous task in piloting this film. A Star is Born has been made at least three times in previous generations — in 1937, 1954 and 1976.


A Simple Favor misses mark on Hitchcockian plot twists

By David Kanowsky    October 1, 2018   

A Simple Favor proved to be a disappointment for me. I was expecting a film that had suspense, about a missing friend, and some humor in the dialog between the two friends. That is what seemed to be promised in the promos and the trailer.


Film Fest presents ‘John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection’

   October 1, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Northern Arizona premiere of the acclaimed new documentary “John McEnroe: In the Realm of Perfection” Oct. 5-9 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona joins 300 cities around the world to present Manhattan Short Film Festival

   September 24, 2018   

Filmgoers in Sedona will unite with audiences in over 300 cities spanning six continents to view and judge the work of the next generation of filmmakers from around the world when the 21st Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival screens at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre, Sept. 28-Oct. 4, hosted by the Sedona International Film Festival.


Film Festival presents ‘Kusama-Infinity’ premiere Oct. 1

   September 24, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Northern Arizona premiere of “Kusama-Infinity: The Life and Art of Yayoi Kusama” on Monday, Oct. 1. There will be two shows at 4 and 7 p.m. at the festival’s Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Sedona Film Festival presents ‘Elaine Stritch at Liberty’ Sept. 30

   September 24, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Great Stage on Screen series from London’s most prestigious theater companies.


Operation Finale recounts efforts to bring Holocaust architect to justice

By David Kanowsky    September 17, 2018   

There have been several movies over the years that attempt to display the horror of the Holocaust. Sometimes the focus is on the plight of an individual or a family or a village.


Film Festival presents ‘Joan Jett: Bad Reputation’

   September 17, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival will join theaters around the world to present a one-night only special premiere event of “Joan Jett: Bad Reputation” on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Fest presents ‘Love, Gilda’ premiere Sept. 21-27

   September 17, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival presents the Northern Arizona premiere of the new documentary “Love, Gilda” — featuring an all-star cast — Sept. 21-27 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Film Festival presents ‘An American in Paris: The Musical’ Sept. 20

   September 17, 2018   

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to join theaters around the world to present a one-night only world premiere of “An American in Paris: The Musical” on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 3 and 7 p.m. at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.


Jerome Film & Music Festival Sept. 27-30

   September 17, 2018   

Known as one of the most original and adventurous film festivals around, listed in Movie Magazines Top 25 coolest film festivals, the 6th Annual Jerome Film & Music Festival returns Sept. 27-30.


Putting the pieces together the life lesson in Puzzle

   September 10, 2018   

Puzzle is a film that is not trying to knock your socks off.  It is rather a quiet, human drama that draws you in, amuses you, and breaks your heart.


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