Sonoma Valley Film Festival

Sonoma Valley Film Festival

THIS IS ONLY the second installment of this exhibition of world-class films, but the Sonoma Valley Film Festival is already well on the way to becoming a local institution. The festival–which serves as a fundraiser for the restoration of the historic Sebastiani Theatre– offers an eclectic lineup of films and special events. Here are the highlights:

“Movies by Moonlight”: Tribute to Frank Sinatra and the Swing Era, featuring Sinatra films and live swing music and dancers. Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. on the “field of dreams,” 205 First St.W. $25/with dinner; $15/ admission only.

The Island on Bird Street: Jewish boy’s struggle to survive in wartorn Poland during the Nazi purge. Sept. 12 at 1:30 p.m. at the Sebastiani. Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. at Sonoma Cinemas.

Paulina: True story of woman traded as a child for land rights. Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Sebastiani. Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. at Sonoma Cinemas.

Doing Time for Patsy Cline: Australian film about a road trip to Nashville. Sept. 12 at 3:30 p.m. at the Sebastiani. Sept. 12 at noon at Sonoma Cinemas.

All movies $6/adults, $3/children. Call 939-0306 for more information.

From the August 27-September 2, 1998 issue of the Sonoma County Independent.

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