Film Festival in the Red Rocks of Sedona

The Grammy Award winning rock/pop band Chicago will open the 22nd annual Sedona International Film Festival with a benefit concert on Friday, Feb. 19 at the Sedona Performing Arts Center, kicking off nine days of 160 documentaries, features, shorts, Academy Award nominees and specialty films, Feb. 20-28, 2016.


Film Festival in the Red Rocks of Sedona

Film Festival in the Red Rocks of Sedona

Highlighting this year’s festival will be a screening of American Graffiti and a reunion of actors, hosted by Mackenzie Phillips (Carol) and Cindy Williams (Laurie), and featuring Beau Genry (Ants) and Candy Clark (Debbie), among others; James Franco’s new film, Memoria with Sam Dillon, Thomas Mann and Franco; Mike Farrell (M*A*S*H) in his one-man global-warming themed show, Dr. Keeling’s Curve, introduced by his wife, Shelley Fabares (Coach, The Donna Reed Show); a performance by Roslyn Kind; and Gene Kelly: The Legacy featuring his wife, Patricia Ward Kelly.

Established among the nation’s most sought-after independent film festivals by filmmakers, the Sedona International Film Festival brings more than 10,000 film lovers to Sedona’s world-famous red rocks. Films range from World Cinema to Documentaries that Make a Difference and from Sedona Green to Family Films and Classics.

Sedona International Film Festival Chicago Plaza

Sedona International Film Festival – Chicago

Formed in 1967, Chicago, among the finalists for a 2016 entry into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, released their first album, Chicago Transit Authority, in 1969. Since then, they have had record sales top the 100 million mark and boast 21 Top 10 singles, five consecutive Number One albums, 11 Number One singles, and 25 of their 36 albums have been certified platinum. The festival will also feature the premiere screening of a documentary about Chicago — “Now More Than Ever: The History of Chicago”.

Films will run all day beginning Feb. 20-28 on four screens at Sedona Harkins 6, the Mary D. Fisher Theater, and the Sedona Performing Arts Center.

Sedona International Film Festival Visitor Info

For tickets and more information, please call 928-282-1177 or visit them online.