[USA], June 20 (ANI): Santa Barbara International Film Festival, which has now become one of the most important stops on the annual road to the Oscars, is all set to run from January 30 to February 9, 2019.
The Hollywood Reporter quoted Roger Durling, the fest's executive director, as saying, "It's extraordinary and a cause for celebration that SBIFF is heading into its 34th edition. We love that after this past difficult year, Santa Barbara is anxiously ready to welcome once again more world-class filmmakers."
The fest is best known for its full-evening tributes to artists during the Oscar voting period.
The 2019 event will be held at sites throughout Santa Barbara, including the historic Arlington Theatre and the Riviera Theatre. (ANI)