Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF)


Stark Insider Interview: Director Petra Volpe, ‘The Divine Order’ and Suffrage

"God doesn’t want women to be in politics. God has created the world with clearly assigned roles and if we mix up that order it’s the apocalypse.”
The Divine Order - Film Review - Mill Valley Film Festival

‘The Divine Order’ a gentle reminder of what the ordinary person can accomplish (Review)

In 1971, a young housewife organizes the women of her town to petition for the right to vote.
Mudbound - MVFF Audience Favorite Award

‘Mudbound’ voted audience favorite at Mill Valley Film Festival 40

Dee Rees' Mudbound has been voted overall audience favorite at the prestigious Mill Valley Film Festival. Other favorites include Aaron Sorkin's Molly's Game, Greta Gerwig's well received Lady Bird, Santiago Rizzo's Quest and Jessica M. Thompson's The Light of the Moon. Mudbound, which tells the story of two men returning home...
The Graduate - Alexander Valley Film Society

Alexander Valley Film Society adapts festival as fundraiser for devastated Sonoma County

100% of the proceeds will go directly to fire relief and recovery via the Community Foundation of Sonoma County’s Resilience Fund.
Dee Rees - Mill Valley Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival Opening Weekend Recap: Dee Rees leads the way

Dee Rees. I didn't know much about her. After Mill Valley Film Festival opening weekend that all changed. The director, best known for Netflix's coming-of-age darling Pariah (2011), held court at the "Mind the Gap" summit on Saturday. Flanked on either side by members of her filmmaking team that helped...

Stark Insider Short Film: A. Blinding. Light. (VIDEO)

Who is Stark Insider? A. Blinding. Light. The theme continues as Loni Stark and I roll out our series of shorts over the coming weeks and months. This marks the first time we've created a central theme for a series of videos. Over the summer we took a short timeout from...
Who is Stark Insider? With Loni Stark.

2017 Short Film Collection: Who is Stark Insider?

Kicking off the first ever collection of Stark Insider short films.

Mill Valley Film Festival: Past. Present. Future. (Video)

This week we kick off our coverage of the Mill Valley Film Festival. Those that have followed Stark Insider over the years may already know we've been covering MVFF since 2010. Since that time we've captured many memorable moments on video. And been fortunate to meet many interesting and...

Ever been to Disneyland? Mill Valley Film Festival and Stark Insider Fall preview (Video)

We're fast approaching fall. That means a few things for Stark Insider. First, if you've followed SI over the years, you probably already know that we attend the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) in October. We're planning to do so again, and check out the latest in indie film. Loni Stark...
Darkest Hour - Gary Oldman - Mill Valley Film Festival

Darkest Hour, Current War, Lady Bird lead strong line-up at Mill Valley Film Festival

Organizers this morning took the wraps off the highly anticipated line-up for the annual Mill Valley Film Festival. We've seen many films with strong showings at MVFF (e.g. Moonlight, The King's Speech) go on to do well during awards season. It looks so far like that streak will continue. Festival...