The 15th annual Sonoma Valley International Film Festival will kick off on April 11, 2012 and will go through April 15, 2012. At the festival you can expect to see some very great new artists showing off their independent films. Winners from last year’s festival include “Good Day for it,” directed by Steve Stagliano and “Miss Representation,” directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom. The festival not only hosts a variety of artists and films, but they are well known for their wine and food as well. They are located in Sonoma Valley, California, which is commonly referred to as the wine country.Confused? Here‘s a little help . When you decide to visit for the weekend, you need to be sure to take time to take in the sites. There are many historical monuments to be seen in this area that are more beautiful than words could ever explain. If you decide to take a trip to the festival, make sure that you plan to stay for the weekend. This will ensure that you are able to visit the sites and enjoy the festival at a somewhat leisurely pace. After all, drinking wine and watching movies is a past time meant to be savored and enjoyed.