New film festival board announced

The San Luis Obispo International Film Festival has appointed new board members: clinical social worker Joe Patane, chairman of Dream Camp Foundation for youth; Mary Amir, owner and principal physician of Central Coast Neurology; Ron Lindeboom, CEO of Creative Cow of Paso Robles; and Ahmad Amir, physician and partner of Pacific Eye Surgeons.

Attorney Paul Metchik is now in his fifth term as president of the board, which has 12 total members.

Former board member and Academy Award-winning editor Neil Travis has also joined the festival’s nine-member advisory board, which includes film industry professionals Norman Jewison, Josh Brolin and James Cromwell.