Film

Mill Valley Film Fest to Honor Out Director Todd Haynes

 The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor acclaimed director Todd Haynes (Carol, Far From Heaven, Safe, I’m Not There) with a Tribute, featuring an onstage conversation and presentation of the MVFF Award in recognition of a career that exemplifies the art of great directing. Haynes was last here for MVFF30 in 2007 and(…)

Hollywood Films Aren’t More Inclusive, Despite a Decade of Advocacy

According to Professor Stacy L. Smith, author of a new study on inclusion in 900 top movies of the last decade, “Privilege still speaks, as white, straight, able-bodied men remain the norm on screen in film.” The report “Inequality in 900 Popular Films,” released today, from Smith and the Media, Diversity & Social Change (MDSC)(…)

‘Stilettos for Shanghai’ for Chechnya

Get ready for a magical evening of entertainment, activism and passionate guest speakers to raise awareness to LGBTQ persecution and build bridges to our brothers and sisters around the world. 6:00 pm: VIP Cocktail (no-host) Reception with invited guests, filmmaker Monet Allard-Wilcox and the Sisters. 7:00 pm: Pre-show guest speakers including Cleve Jones, Mark Leno,(…)

‘Families Like Yours’ Documentary Celebrates LGBT Families at World Premiere

  The National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) announced Tuesday the world premiere of Families Like Yours, a powerful documentary exploring the love, compassion, sacrifice, and success of LGBT families in America. Bristol-Myers Squibb, Dk Realizadores, NGLCC, and Wells Fargo underwrote the film’s production. Deutsche Bank and Hilton presented the premiere screening in(…)