Saturday January 15, 2022
SCREENINGS & PREMIERES VENUE
Laemmle Monica Film Center
1332 2nd Street
Santa Monica CA
The 16th annual Santa Monica Film Festival returns to Santa Monica on Saturday January, 15 to showcase and premiere current award winning independent films from local, national and international filmmakers. A moderated filmmaker discussion accompanies each screening that gives the audience an opportunity to interact with the filmmakers.
Films screenings will be hosted both online and in movie theatres including the world premiere of Wing Dad directed by Lucas Astrom and the festival premiere of the feature documentary narrated by Shania Twain "For Love" directed by Matt Smiley.
IN-PERSON SCREENING SCHEDULE
In-person screenings for the 16th Santa Monica Film Festival is currently scheduled to take place January 15, 2022 at the Laemmle Monica Film Center.
1PM - Opening Film (Documentary) "For Love"
3PM - Short Film Block
5PM - Feature Film "A Savannah Haunting"
7:30PM - Closing Film / World Premiere Feature "Wing Dad"
The festival is partnered with streaming platform XOLO for everyone to enjoy a selection of festival films online from January 15 - 31.
The Santa Monica Film Festival Awards will take place online this January 2022. We are taking this action due to the recent spike in COVID cases and out of an abundance of caution to ensure the health and safety of the honorees, patrons, and staff. Awards will be announced online with details to follow in the next few days. We hope to return the Awards to an in-person event in 2023.