The 27th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival begins Thursday, January 26th, and runs through Sunday, February 5th. Later tonight, Friday, January 20th, KCSB will present a yearly two-hour special “Film Festival Preview Show,” hosted by film and culture correspondent Harry Lawton, from 6-8pm.

The show will provide a comprehensive rundown of the major events, special programs and screenings, a look at particular films, and include interviews with the principal programmers and organizers, plus some local directors whose films will be part of the Festival.

Mark the date and time, tune in, and get ready for SBIFF 27.