Six years ago, Lodi’s Sophoan Sorn created the San Joaquin International Film Festival. Now at the Janet Leigh Theatre in Stockton, the festival is bringing a celebration of cinema from Germany, France and beyond to the Valley. Sorn says the yearly event is a festival for the San Joaquin community and allows locals to see perspectives from around the world. Though he is excited about each film screening at SJIFF, these are a few of Sorn’s top recommendations.
Sorn’s top picks