Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ryan Turner – Young, Ambitious, and (maybe) Future Oscar Winner

21-year old Ryan Turner is studying film at the University of California Santa Barbara. He has already made a slew of short films, won several awards, and he even had the honor of showing his latest short, “Lukewarm”, at the … Continue reading

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Ernestine De Soto – 6 Generations: A Chumash Family’s History

Ernestine De Soto’s late mother was the last Chumash Indian to speak the native language. The documentary film 6 Generations: A Chumash Family’s History tells the story of Ernestine’s family going all the way back to the year 1769, the … Continue reading

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SBIFF ’11- Opening Night Film – “Sarah’s Key”

LISTEN: Opening Night at SBIFF 2011 (4:15) The opening night film of the 2011 Santa Barbara International Film Festival was Sarah’s Key,. The film stars Kristin Scott Thomas, and is partly in French and partly in English. I really enjoyed … Continue reading

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Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

LISTEN Lukas Nelson, 22, sings with the distinctive tones shared by his father, country music legend Willie Nelson. His band, Promise of the Real, blends multiple genres of music, but at the root of it all is Rock-n-Roll. Lukas says … Continue reading

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