San Diego Intl Film Festival

Oct 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm to Oct 8, 2017 at 9:00 pm
San Diego Intl Film Festival
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Event Schedule / Activities

List Calendar
Sep 20, 2017
5:00 pm
Preview Media Party - Badge Pick Up
Get the inside scoop on all the films! Join us for the Festival Preview Party to pick up your badge and reserve your schedule. Open to anyone!  (180 minutes)
Oct 4, 2017
6:00 pm
Opening Night Film & After Party
This is where it all starts! Be part of the scene with celebrities, filmmakers and industry insiders at the beautiful Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego.  (300 minutes)
VENUE
Balboa Theatre
 
CATEGORY
Event
Feature
Opening Night

TICKETS
6:00 pm
Opening Night Film & After Party - Patron Balcony Seating
Patron Only Registration  (300 minutes)
VENUE
Balboa Theatre
 
CATEGORY
Event
Opening Night

Oct 5, 2017
3:00 pm
Under the Rose
Oliver and Julia's daughter suddenly disappears and days pass by without any news. But one morning, the family receives a letter from someone who claims to have her.  (102 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign
Thriller

TICKETS
3:30 pm
When Worlds Collide
Sometimes by choice or by accident, the least likely person comes to the rescue or saves the day.  (130 minutes)
5:00 pm
Entanglement
While recovering from a suicide attempt, Ben Layton accidentally falls in love with a girl who was very nearly, almost his sister - and then things start to get weird.  (94 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
5:30 pm
Storm Letter of Fire
STORM is son of Klaas Voeten who secretly busies himself printing Martin Luther's banned texts. When Klaas is arrested, Storm flees and becomes the central figure of a headhunt by the new Inquisitor.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
5:30 pm
VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute
Presented by VARIETY - This extraordinary evening celebrates the imagination, passion and vision influencing cinematic excellence today and yesterday.  (330 minutes)
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Award Show
Event

TICKETS
5:30 pm
VARIETY Night of the Stars Tribute - Patron Only Seating
Chairman's Tables Seating - Patron Credentials can only reserve for these event.  (330 minutes)
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Award Show
Event

6:00 pm
A Stranger in a Stranger Land
These bold shorts defy expectations, ignore boundaries and illustrate the limitlessness of our imaginations​.  (127 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Science Fiction
Short

TICKETS
7:30 pm
My Friend Dahmer
Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the American Midwest, becoming one of history’s most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
8:00 pm
OtherLife
OtherLife follows the story of a software engineer who must reclaim control of her revolutionary neurotechnology in order to save her brother and prevent her business partner using it for evil.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign
Science Fiction

TICKETS
8:30 pm
Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sebastian Junger and his Emmy-winning filmmaking partner, Nick Quested, chronicle Syria’s descent into the unbridled chaos that allowed the rise of the Islamic State.  (100 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Social Impact

TICKETS
Oct 6, 2017
12:00 pm
Panel: Social Impact
  (90 minutes)
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Panel
Social Impact

TICKETS
2:00 pm
Twisted Humor
Where funny and irony meet up and go to the dark side.  (90 minutes)
2:00 pm
Panel: Unstoppable Women
How women are making their unique mark in the entertainment & media industry.  (90 minutes)
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Panel

TICKETS
2:00 pm
20 Weeks
A couple must decide on how to move forward when their baby is diagnosed with a serious health condition at the 20 week scan.  (130 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
3:00 pm
GUN
A washed-up, alcoholic, ex-prizefighter makes a comeback to boxing after his top-middleweight contender son is blinded in the ring.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
3:00 pm
Poisoning Paradise
Journey to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides.  (95 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Environmental

TICKETS
4:00 pm
Hard Surfaces
Famous photographer and functioning addict Aiden Trace is forced to face his demons when he gains custody of his 12 year old niece after his sister, his only family, dies.  (112 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
4:00 pm
A Stranger in a Stranger Land
These bold shorts defy expectations, ignore boundaries and illustrate the limitlessness of our imaginations​.  (127 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Science Fiction
Short

TICKETS
4:30 pm
Thelma
A woman begins to fall in love, only to discover that she has fantastic powers.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign
Gala Film

TICKETS
4:30 pm
When Worlds Collide
Sometimes by choice or by accident, the least likely person comes to the rescue or saves the day.  (130 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Short

TICKETS
5:00 pm
Wasted! The Story of Food Waste
A informative and entertaining documentary produced by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, Wasted! takes you around the world, showing you the 1.3 billion tons of food that gets thrown out each year.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Environmental

TICKETS
5:00 pm
Thumper
In a town of low-income homes and fractured families, a group of teens work as drug dealers to make ends meet. When a new girl arrives, it is apparent she has a dark secret that will impact everybody.  (128 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature
Local
Thriller

TICKETS
5:00 pm
Becoming Who I Was
After a boy discovers that he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on an epic journey to discover his past in a story of profound faith and unconditional love.  (100 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Foreign

TICKETS
5:30 pm
Butterfly Caught
Three aspiring actresses set out to break into the cut-throat world of acting in LA. Facing fears and insecurities, they all discover the lengths to which they will go to fight against failure.  (136 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature
Local

TICKETS
6:30 pm
For Shorts and Giggles
​From unexpected comedy to laugh out loud situations these shorts will keep you guessing.  (110 minutes)
7:00 pm
Dog Years
A former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface DOG YEARS is a story about faded fame, but at its core, it’s a universal story about growing old.  (101 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Comedy
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
7:00 pm
Global Consciousness
Stories from around the world that illuminate the unique problems and challenges faced by individuals.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Foreign
Short
Social Impact

TICKETS
7:00 pm
The Upside
A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy paraplegic and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature

TICKETS
7:30 pm
The Bachelors
The Bachelors is about a mourning father who moves across the country with his teenage son for a private school teaching job, after the early death of his wife.  (134 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
7:30 pm
Resistance Is Life
From a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border, an 8-year-old girl, EVLIN, characterizes the resistance of her homeland.  (98 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Foreign
Social Impact

TICKETS
7:30 pm
Room for Rent
Years after winning the lottery, Mitch Baldwin is flat broke and a laughing stock. With his father retiring, talk of downsizing pushes him to suggest renting a room to a mysterious stranger.  (127 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
8:30 pm
Juvenile
Billy, an angry teenager who tries to stop his friend from killing an innocent man, beats up his teacher and gets kicked out of his house, finds himself engulfed in danger and his future in jeopardy.  (95 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
9:00 pm
FRIDAY PARTY With A Purpose
Location: Directly outside the Regal theater at Horton Plaza. Mixing fun for a cause the Friday Night Party with a Purpose in downtown San Diego is a perfect end to a full day of screenings.  (165 minutes)
Oct 7, 2017
10:00 am
Animation Filmmaking
Experience the best in narrative and experimental animation, these fresh talents will amaze you.  (108 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Animation
Short

TICKETS
10:30 am
Entanglement
While recovering from a suicide attempt, Ben Layton accidentally falls in love with a girl who was very nearly, almost his sister - and then things start to get weird.  (112 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
11:00 am
Student Shorts
Student films from San Diego and around the world highlight topics and issues on everyone’s mind.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Local
Short

TICKETS
11:00 am
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Panel

TICKETS
11:30 am
Room for Rent
Years after winning the lottery, Mitch Baldwin is flat broke and a laughing stock. With his father retiring, talk of downsizing pushes him to suggest renting a room to a mysterious stranger.  (131 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
11:30 am
The Scent of Rain and Lightning
When a young woman learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
11:30 am
The Divine Order
Set in Switzerland in the early 1970s about a seemingly unremarkable housewife who must learn to be an unflinching suffragette leader.  (105 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
11:30 am
Mankiller
MANKILLER examines the legacy of Wilma Mankiller, who defied all odds to become one of the most influential leaders in the United States.  (109 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
American Indian
Documentary

TICKETS
12:30 pm
For Shorts and Giggles
​From unexpected comedy to laugh out loud situations these shorts will keep you guessing.  (102 minutes)
12:30 pm
Herd
We learn from the Herd that when one suffers we all suffer. We're all here to heal together. Herd explores how horses can guide us to heal the chaos within our lives.  (90 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Equestrian

TICKETS
1:00 pm
RiverBlue: Can Fashion Save the Planet?
Narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, RiverBlue follows international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, on a journey that uncovers the dark side of the fashion industry.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Environmental
Social Impact

TICKETS
1:00 pm
Global Consciousness
Stories from around the world that illuminate the unique problems and challenges faced by individuals.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Foreign
Short
Social Impact

TICKETS
1:00 pm
Panel: Actors Panel
  (90 minutes)
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Panel

TICKETS
1:30 pm
American Indian Stories
From a super hero brought to life by a grandfather to a father and son reconnecting, to the darkest corners of American History, these short films tell authentic stories of Native American life.  (114 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
American Indian
Short

TICKETS
1:30 pm
Branded Entertainment Film & Panel
Join us for a look at some of the most exciting creative work in the world when we screen the prestigious One Screen Global Shorts Winners from The One Club.  (95 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Panel
Short

TICKETS
2:00 pm
Storm Letter of Fire
STORM is son of Klaas Voeten who secretly busies himself printing Martin Luther's banned texts. When Klaas is arrested, Storm flees and becomes the central figure of a headhunt by the new Inquisitor.  (105 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
2:00 pm
Apache Warrior
APACHE WARRIOR is an eye-opening, feature-length documentary that puts the viewer in the cockpit of an Apache helicopter during some of the most intense moments in aviation history.  (123 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Military

TICKETS
2:30 pm
Life Hack
White hat hacker Charlie finds out that his best friend Bobby was caught masturbating on video and is now being blackmailed by the infamously unidentifiable Moraler - a glorified cyber bully.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
2:30 pm
Blind Spot; Moments Unseen
A vision quest documentary, Blind Spot; Moments Unseen features three visually impaired adventurers who journey by horseback into the heart of the Andes.  (82 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Equestrian

TICKETS
3:00 pm
Twisted Humor
Where funny and irony meet up and go to the dark side.  (90 minutes)
3:30 pm
The Last Animals
The Last Animals follows the conservationists, scientists and activists battling poachers and criminal networks to save elephants and rhinos from the edge of extinction.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Environmental
Social Impact

TICKETS
3:30 pm
And Then There Was Eve
Alyssa, wakes one morning to find her apartment ransacked and her husband mysteriously missing. Left with nothing, she turns to his colleague Eve for help accepting his absence.  (133 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature
LGBT
Local

TICKETS
3:30 pm
On Pins and Needles
Anxiously awaiting the finale...it could go either way.  (90 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Short

TICKETS
4:30 pm
The Lonely Italian
The hilarious real-life journey of a young Italian man who joins virtually every online dating site in America (no matter how ridiculous) trying to find love in the modern age.  (93 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
4:30 pm
Spirit of Discovery
Walter Munk's brilliant failures have done more for the world than a thousand men's ordinary successes, but can he muster another one for the threatened flying Devil Rays that share his name?  (74 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Environmental
Local

TICKETS
4:30 pm
Butterfly Caught
Three aspiring actresses set out to break into the cut-throat world of acting in LA. Facing fears and insecurities, they all discover the lengths to which they will go to fight against failure.  (136 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature
Local

TICKETS
5:00 pm
Selling Isobel
A very charming photographer approaches Isobel and temps her with an offer few people could resist. He manages to lure her in to a commercial photo shoot. One that will change her life forever!  (129 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Social Impact
Thriller

TICKETS
5:00 pm
Illusion
​Is it real or is it fake? Or just a crafty construction of fantasy...a rabbit-out-of-a-hat.  (120 minutes)
5:00 pm
Call Me by Your Name
Summer of 1983, Northern Italy. An American-Italian is enamored by an American student who comes to study and live with his family. They share an unforgettable summer that will forever change them.  (137 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
6:30 pm
Juggernaut
After a lengthy absence, a small town outlaw returns home, violently obsessed with the notion that his Mother's death was not a suicide.  (150 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
6:30 pm
Thumper
In a town of low-income homes and fractured families, a group of teens work as drug dealers to make ends meet. When a new girl arrives, it is apparent she has a dark secret that will impact everybody.  (98 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature
Local
Thriller

TICKETS
6:30 pm
A Prominent Patient
In 1939, Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk flees to America following the German invasion of Czechoslovakia. Under the care of a German psychiatrist, he tries to overcome his enemies – inside and out.  (135 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
7:00 pm
Breathe
The inspiring true love story of Robin and Diana Cavendish, an adventurous couple who refuse to give up in the face of a devastating disease.  (122 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Gala Film

TICKETS
7:30 pm
My Friend Dahmer
Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the American Midwest, becoming one of history’s most infamous serial killers. This is the story before that story.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
7:30 pm
The Price
Seyi, a Nigerian-American working on Wall Street, must navigate complicated family expectations, a turbulent romantic relationship, and a system of cultural complexities caused by class and race.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
7:30 pm
The Ballad of Lefty Brown
Aging sidekick Lefty Brown has ridden with Eddie Johnson his entire life. But when a rustler kills Eddie, Lefty is forced from his partner’s shadow.  (615 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Gala Film

TICKETS
8:00 pm
Legion of Brothers
Immediately after the 9/11 attacks, less than 100 US Troops engage in what becomes equal parts war origin story & cautionary tale, as they are sent on a secret mission to overthrow the Taliban.  (85 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Military

TICKETS
9:00 pm
Filmmaker Awards Show & Party
Celebrate with Filmmakers from around the world as we present the Jury Awards for the competition films at the Filmmaker Awards Show and Party.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Pendry San Diego
 
CATEGORY
Award Show
Event

TICKETS
Oct 8, 2017
10:00 am
48 Hour Film Track
The 48 Hour Film Project is a wild and sleepless weekend in which a local team makes a movie — writes, shoots, edits and scores it — in just 48 hours. This collection is the screening for the winners.  (140 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Local
Short

TICKETS
10:30 am
OtherLife
OtherLife follows the story of a software engineer who must reclaim control of her revolutionary neurotechnology in order to save her brother and prevent her business partner using it for evil.  (96 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign
Science Fiction

TICKETS
11:00 am
Culinary Cinema: 42 Grams
42 GRAMS profiling Michelin-star rated chef Jake Bickelhaupt’s rise from illegal restauranteur to controversial culinary celebrity.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Culinary Cinema
Documentary
Event

TICKETS
11:00 am
Heart of a Soldier
Trauma of war doesn’t end when the guns stop firing.  (110 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Military
Short

TICKETS
11:30 am
Heart, Baby!
The true story of an undefeated prison boxer who turned down a chance at freedom and 1984 Olympic gold to stay in prison.  (134 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
12:00 pm
Culinary Cinema: 42 Grams
42 GRAMS profiling Michelin-star rated chef Jake Bickelhaupt’s rise from illegal restauranteur to controversial culinary celebrity.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Culinary Cinema
Documentary
Event

TICKETS
12:00 pm
Down the Fence
Down The Fence profiles horse trainers on their journey to compete for one of the most challenging equestrian championships in the world, documenting how cowboy culture has evolved.  (125 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Equestrian

TICKETS
12:30 pm
A Prominent Patient
In 1939, Czech diplomat Jan Masaryk flees to America following the German invasion of Czechoslovakia. Under the care of a German psychiatrist, he tries to overcome his enemies – inside and out.  (135 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
1:00 pm
The Lavender Scare
When President Eisenhower deems homosexuals to be security risks and vows to rid government of all gay or lesbian employees, an unlikely hero is thrust into the forefront of the LGBTQ rights movement.  (93 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
LGBT

TICKETS
1:30 pm
The Price
Seyi, a Nigerian-American working on Wall Street, must navigate complicated family expectations, a turbulent romantic relationship, and a system of cultural complexities caused by class and race.  (97 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign

TICKETS
1:30 pm
Illusion
​Is it real or is it fake? Or just a crafty construction of fantasy...a rabbit-out-of-a-hat.  (120 minutes)
2:00 pm
Dog Years
A former movie star is forced to face the reality that his glory days are behind him. On its surface DOG YEARS is a story about faded fame, but at its core, it’s a universal story about growing old.  (129 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Comedy
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
2:30 pm
And Then There Was Eve
Alyssa, wakes one morning to find her apartment ransacked and her husband mysteriously missing. Left with nothing, she turns to his colleague Eve for help accepting his absence.  (125 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature
LGBT
Local

TICKETS
2:30 pm
Herd
We learn from the Herd that when one suffers we all suffer. We're all here to heal together. Herd explores how horses can guide us to heal the chaos within our lives.  (82 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Equestrian

TICKETS
3:00 pm
Life Hack
White hat hacker Charlie finds out that his best friend Bobby was caught masturbating on video and is now being blackmailed by the infamously unidentifiable Moraler - a glorified cyber bully.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Indie Comedy

TICKETS
3:00 pm
Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall
Todrick Hall launches his most ambitious project yet: the full-scale original musical Straight Outta Oz.  (105 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
LGBT

TICKETS
4:00 pm
Juggernaut
After a lengthy absence, a small town outlaw returns home, violently obsessed with the notion that his Mother's death was not a suicide.  (150 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
4:00 pm
On Pins and Needles
Anxiously awaiting the finale...it could go either way.  (180 minutes)
4:30 pm
GUN
A washed-up, alcoholic, ex-prizefighter makes a comeback to boxing after his top-middleweight contender son is blinded in the ring.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
4:30 pm
Becoming Who I Was
After a boy discovers that he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on an epic journey to discover his past in a story of profound faith and unconditional love.  (100 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Foreign

TICKETS
5:00 pm
Selling Isobel
A very charming photographer approaches Isobel and temps her with an offer few people could resist. He manages to lure her in to a commercial photo shoot. One that will change her life forever!  (129 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Social Impact
Thriller

TICKETS
5:30 pm
20 Weeks
A couple must decide on how to move forward when their baby is diagnosed with a serious health condition at the 20 week scan.  (125 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
5:30 pm
Documentary Winner
Documentary winner.  (97 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Documentary

TICKETS
6:00 pm
Killing Gunther
A group of young, raw and undisciplined assassins hire a docu-crew at gun point, to have undeniable proof that they're the ones who will kill the most infamous hitman of all time, Gunther.  (95 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Comedy
Feature

TICKETS
6:30 pm
Under the Rose
Oliver and Julia's daughter suddenly disappears and days pass by without any news. But one morning, the family receives a letter from someone who claims to have her.  (102 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Foreign
Thriller

TICKETS
6:30 pm
Dismissed
A discouraged high school teacher is thrilled by an honor student’s arrival until he realizes how far the vengeful scholar will go for a perfect GPA.  (86 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Feature
Thriller

TICKETS
7:00 pm
The Scent of Rain and Lightning
When a young woman learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets.  (117 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Drama
Feature

TICKETS
7:30 pm
Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS
Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sebastian Junger and his Emmy-winning filmmaking partner, Nick Quested, chronicle Syria’s descent into the unbridled chaos that allowed the rise of the Islamic State.  (104 minutes)
VENUE
ArcLight Cinemas/UTC
 
CATEGORY
Documentary
Social Impact

TICKETS
8:00 pm
Feature Winner
The feature winner will play at this time.  (120 minutes)
VENUE
Regal Theater Horton Plaza
 
CATEGORY
Feature

TICKETS
When and Where
San Diego Intl Film Festival
Various Locations
Oct 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm to Oct 8, 2017 at 9:00 pm
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