On Location: Mill Valley Film Festival (Video Preview)

Stark Insider is headed on location Oct. 2 through 12 for the annual Mill Valley Film Festival. Hillary Swank scheduled to attend opening night.

MVFF James Franco Interview - 127 Hours

This week Stark Insider will once again be on location up north of San Francisco in Marin for the 37th edition of the esteemed Mill Valley Film Festival. October 2-12 are the dates to mark down on your calendar. Several venues are used, but the two most common are the Throckmorton Theatre and the Rafael Film Center, both are just a hop, skip and jump over the GG Bridge (or the Richmond Bridge for those commuting up from the East Bay).

As in past years, some of the most anticipated Oscar forerunners will be screened at MVFF. Past films making appearances here, such as The King’s Speech, Argo and, most recently, 12 Years a Slave have gone on to win Best Picture Oscars, thanks in part to strong festival showings including those at Mill Valley.

Sophie Nélisse and Geoffrey Rush at Mill Valley Film Festival in support of THE BOOK THIEF.
Sophie Nélisse and Geoffrey Rush at Mill Valley Film Festival in support of THE BOOK THIEF.

MORE STARK INSIDER: Mill Valley Film Festival 37: 11 days of film, stars, music (Stark Insider Preview)

The Homesman starring Hilary Swank and Men, Women & Children directed by Jason Reitman share this year’s opening night honors. Swank is scheduled to make an appearance.

For more, be sure to catch Clinton Stark’s preview of Mill Valley Film Festival 37.

Also, catch all the action by subscribing to the Stark Insider, the largest SF arts/entertainment channel on YouTube to get all the latest MVFF videos, interviews and behind-the-scenes featurettes.

Sean Penn's THE HUMAN EXPERIMENT was a popular MVFF documentary.
Sean Penn’s THE HUMAN EXPERIMENT was a popular MVFF documentary.

To get you in the indie film swing of things we’ve assembled a few of our favorite moments from MVFF in the videos below. Team Stark hopes to see you out there!

Let the show begin…

MVFF: Jared Leto / Dallas Buyers Club

MVFF: Ben Stiller / The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

MVFF: James Franco / 127 Hours

MVFF: Elizabeth Olsen / Martha Marcy May Marlene

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