Entries by Doreen

Fun Facts You Never Knew About Noah Baumbach

In celebration of our Growing Up Baumbach series, we thought we would give you some fun facts about Noah’s career. This might give you some good ideas for questions to ask during our Q&A with Noah himself on March 30th, when he will present his new film, While We’re Young.   1. Noah has 4 acting credits […]

What Do MVFF and The Oscars Have In Common? A Lot

Oscar nominations revealed today that a great many of the films presented at The Mill Valley Film Festival made the cut. As always, The Mill Valley Film Festival offered the Bay Area community the chance to see them first! We have our amazing Film Programmers to thank for their incredible taste and knowledge of what’s hot. Here are […]

Top 5 Movies To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

    5. The House of Yes   This is truly a movie to be thankful for because no matter how bad it gets this Thanksgiving, at least your family is probably not a incestious murdering bunch of bored rich lunatics who are obsessed with recreating the JFK assassination as a form of play time. […]

MVFF37 Member Film and Party!

This year, we were lucky to present 1000 Rupee Note as the free member screening during the festival. Not only was Director/Producer, Shrihari Sathe, there for a Q&A with our very own Membership Manager, Jennie-Mare Adler, but there was also a meet and greet at the reception following the film. The reception took place at Prabh […]

Spotlight VS Tribute

Sometimes its hard to distinguish a Spotlight from a Tribute. The Mill Valley Film Festival is here to help.   Spotlights are awards given to Actors, Actresses, and Directors that are making waves in the industry. They are among the emerging talent, and we offer them an award for their recent achievements and the potential we […]

Festival Fashion Fun

 Its time to strut your stuff. Bring your unique personal style to the festival. Enjoy this look at all the past party fashions and get inspired. We can’t wait to see all the glitz and glam!        

Its Trivia Time!

Put your thinking caps on, cause we got a good one for you. The first 2 people to get this question right, will win 2 tickets to the MVFF37 movie, ’71   – Jack O’Connell is a star on the rise. His role in ’71, a historical thriller, could place him at a point of mega […]

A Yom Kippur Message from CFI

    To the Mill Valley Film Festival community: As always, Mill Valley Film Festival begins on the first Thursday in October, so this year’s festival dates are October 2—12. We’d like to alert festivalgoers that unfortunately our dates this year overlap with Yom Kippur. With our position long established in a crowded calendar of […]

1000 Rupee Note

“When the goddess of wealth comes, she brings trouble with her, too.” And so it unfolds in Phulambri, a village in India’s Maharashtra state struggling to maintain its gentle rhythms and traditions in the face of endemic corruption. Lonely widow Budhi–distraught since her farmer son, drowning in debt, took his own life–has nonetheless found comfort […]

How to Buy MVFF Tickets Online as a Member

Online Instructions (with screenshots!) 1) Go to mvff.com and click on the “Browse Films & Get Tickets” button 2) Pick the first film you want to add to your cart and click “buy tickets” on the showtime.A pop up window will appear: 3) Sign in with your member number: << Test Member Number >> If you do not […]