One of the most successful animated franchises in the world returns to theaters nationwide this week. KUNG FU PANDA 3 is the third movie of everyone’s favorite, loveable, Kung Fu fighting Panda Po, where he finds his long-lost panda father. The reunion takes Po to a secret panda paradise where hundreds of cute, cuddly, humorous pandas live a simple happy life. If it were not for the supernatural villain, Kai, who is searching for Po, all would be perfect.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the most highly anticipated movie in years. Presale tickets have been breaking records all over the world and the secrets around the movie have only increased the excitement for Star Wars fans. The only thing fans know is from the trailers released by Disney, who now owns the rights to Star Wars. Disney purchased LucasFilm for 4 billion dollars in 2012, which included the legendary Star Wars franchise. LucasFilm was 100% owned by George Lucas.

California Independent Film Festival
The California Film Festival (CAIFF) is excited to present another year exhibiting a diverse array of films from around the world. The festival has also honored actors and filmmakers including Richard Dreyfuss, Martin Landau, Cloris Leachman, Tony Curtis, Rita Moreno, Diane Ladd, Penny Marshall, Ed Asner, Tippi Hedren, Barry Morrow, and others. The festival takes place at the New Rheem Theatre in Moraga, The Orinda Theatre, and The Castro Theatre in San Francisco.

Watch the official trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, coming to a theater near you December 18, 2015.