Summerfest: Sonoma Film Festival

  • August 05 - 08, 2021


Sonoma International Film Festival SummerFest (August 5-8, 2021)

The event features 40 narratives, documentaries and short films from 15 countries screening in person at Sebastiani Theatre and Andrews Hall (at the Sonoma Community Center) all weekend, two outdoor winery screenings with live music, and SIFF Screen & Cuisine, a dinner, live music and film special events.

Ten films are making their premieres at SIFF SUMMERFEST and half of all films were made by or about women. The free to the community favorites--the UFO Program and Sonoma Valley High School Media Arts Student Showcase are also slated.

Opening Night kicks off on Thursday, August 5 at Sebastiani Theatre at 6 PM PT and Andrews Hall at 6:30 PM PT with the screening of documentary TOM PETTY, SOMEWHERE YOU FEEL FREE. San Francisco-based tribute band PETTY THEFT will play acoustically prior to the screening at Sebastiani Theatre, and then play two sets following both in person screenings at the SIFF SUMMERFEST Opening Night party at Reel & Brand.

An Opening Night Reception for SIFF SUMMERFEST Patron Passholders will be held at Edge at 4:30 PM PT. Tickets for the Opening Night party are available for $20 on a limited basis based on capacity. Food and beverages will be available for purchase; complimentary open bar is included with the Patron Pass.