Sedona Film Festival – A Tribute to Orson Welles

Sedona, Arizona

Sedona International Film Festival Dedicated to Orson Welles

February 21st – March 1st, 2015

OrsonThe 21st Annual Sedona International Film Festival will celebrate the 100th birthday of film icon and former Sedona resident Orson Welles with screenings of Citizen Kane, Othello, Touch of Evil, Falstaff – Chimes at Midnight, several documentaries about his life and career along with post-film Q&As hosted by his daughter, Beatrice. There will also be a discussion about his final, unfinished film, The Other Side of the Wind! Documentaries include the controversial, The Battle Over Citizen Kane, and Magician: The Astonishing Life and Work of Orson Welles.

Beatrice, who lives part-time in Sedona, has helped Festival organizers pull together not only the feature films to be screened but panels and speakers for each screening including critic Jeffrey Lyons, The Other Side of the Wind producer Filip Jan Rymsza, cameraman Mike Ferris, actors Pat McMahon and Peter Jason; Josh Karp, the author of the upcoming book, “Orson Wells’ Last Movie: The Making of the Other Side of the Wind;” Ray Kelly, who is the driving force behind Wellesnet, the leading online source about Welles life and career, and other special guests.

For more information or to purchase passes and tickets please visit the Sedona International Film Festival. If you are a guest of the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona and are going to be attending the festival take advantage of our Complimentary “About Town” Shuttle to get you to and from the event venues.

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Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona
Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service

Did you know that the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona offers a Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service? That’s right, if you are a guest of our Sedona hotel we’ll do the driving for you. We’ll take you anywhere within Sedona proper in our 12 passenger air conditioned van, then just call us and we’ll come back and pick you up! This free shuttle service is available to all of our guests from 8:00 am until last pick up at 9:45 pm.

  • Don’t worry about finding a parking spot, especially in Uptown!
  • Don’t worry about navigating after dark!
  • Don’t worry about having a glass of wine with dinner!
  • Don’t worry about a thing, you’re on vacation!
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