As another week ends, we’ll have a bunch more ticket giveaways to SFIFF films screening this weekend, so keep checking back!

Commenter number five will receive passes for two to see Once upon a Time in the West on Sunday, May 3 at 12:30 pm Castro Theatre. Here’s how SFIFF describes the movie:

Sergio Leone reinvigorated the American Western with the unique vision of a brilliantly observant outsider. A photochemical restoration of his masterpiece has been made using the original negative, preserving the beauty of the photography and director Leone’s original vision.

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Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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  • Jimmy Stamp

    This is going to be AWESOME. Bronson! Fonda! Railroads! Sergio Leone rules. I got my tickets and I can’t wait!


    one of my favorite films. looking forward to this one!

  • Eve Batey

    I remember watching this in college on the big screen, and falling asleep. I was such an asshole in college.

  • antfaber

    Let’s see how many people are hovering over this article waiting for comment #4 (this one) to happen so they can be comment #5.

    P.S. or is it? Does Eve’s comment count?

  • antfaber

    Man, doesn’t anyone want free tickets? Okay, I’ll take them.

  • cv

    So who won the tickets?

    Eve, I must say that I find you even more attractive upon hearing your admission.

  • Eve Batey

    1) Everything I do counts.
    2) antfaber wins!
    3) cv, your taste is impeccable.