Mill Valley Film Festival Announces Complete Lineup

The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF), presented annually by the California Film Institute, is pleased to announced the complete lineup for the 40th edition of the festival. The festival will celebrate cinema throughout Marin County October 5-15, 2017 with a diverse array of acclaimed films, filmmakers, and events. Opening Night –DARKEST HOUR The festival will(…)

Mill Valley Film Festival Focuses on Women Directors and Stories.

The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) is proud to present the third year of our gender equity Initiative Mind The Gap: Women | Film | Tech, a festival-wide celebration and call to action, focused on the intersection of film and tech, culminating in an all-day Mind The Gap Summit at the Outdoor Art Club (OAC)(…)

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(…)