October 15-20, 2019 | Multiple Venues

Now in its 18th year, The 2019 San Diego International Film Festival will honor Laurence Fishburne with the Gregory Peck Award, Jared Harris with the Cinema Vanguard Award, and Jillian Bell with the Fairbanks Award. They will be recognized at The Night of the Stars Tribute award ceremony on October 18 at Pendry San Diego. Gala features include highly anticipated films such as Jojo Rabbit, Motherless Brooklyn, A Hidden Life, Kill Team, Clemency, and Marriage Story. The festival will also screen narrative, documentary, and short films, both in and out of competition. The Opening Night film premiere will be held at the historic Balboa Theatre; film screenings will be held at the Theatre Box downtown and ArcLight Cinemas in Westfield UTC. sdfilmfest.com

Red carpet: Photo by Jasonde Alba