The 6th Annual Yountville Int’l Short Film Festival (YISFF) returns February 2nd – 5th, 2023, offering 20 dedicated screening blocks, filmmaker Q&A sessions, and VIP wine-tasting events. The festival will screen over 100 films at two pop-up cinemas: the Yountville Community Center’s Heritage Room; and Bardessono Hotel & Spa. The Heritage Room will once again have the comfort of cabaret-style seating.
“We’re looking forward to the return of our VIP wine-tasting events and screenings. These events include Cuvée Cinema, Cabernet Cinema, Jessup Cellars Gourmet Popcorn & Wine Pairing Screening, and Sunday’s Bubbles & Brunch Cinema,” said YISFF co-founder and co-producer Bill Hargreaves. “New for 2023 is our A Taste of Cinema screening presented by Lloyd Cellars and Prescription Vineyards on Friday evening, with all the films having culinary themes. YISFF Opening Night is at 7pm on Thursday at the Heritage Room in downtown Yountville.”
With 20 dedicated screening blocks, from animation and suspense to fantasy and science fiction, to the best in drama and foreign film selections, the 6th Annual YISFF will deliver many special cinematic moments. Sponsored by the Town of Yountville and its world-class lodging establishments, the festival features an incredible lineup of imagination-stretching short films from around the globe, shown over four days. The filmmaker Q&A sessions will offer behind-the-scenes stories of the filmmaking process after many of the film blocks.
Passes are now on sale, from $15 for individual film blocks to $99 for the All-Access Pass to the All-Access VIP Pass at $199. Visit www.YISFF.com to review all ticketing options, such as Opening Night Premiere Screening, Day Passes, and Weekend Passes.
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