The nice thing about film festivals is that they provide access to work that might otherwise be hard to find. The Petaluma international Film Festival celebrates four years with a selection of movies from all corners of the globe. The award-winning Siberia, Monamour
uses Siberia as a location to explore familial love and the ties that bind. And if you’ve ever wanted to learn more about the illicit opium trade and it’s trajectory from Afghanistan to Vancouver, make sure to check out Peter Findlay’s Raw Opium
. The Petaluma Film Festival runs Oct. 19—21 at Boulevard Cinemas. 200 C St., Petaluma. $10; $150 for a festival pass. 707. 762. SHOW.