Tag: Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF)

Rosamund Pike / A Private War

A Private War: “You only cry when you bleed” (Review)

Rosamund Pike stars as celebrated war correspondent Marie Colvin.
Film Review: 'Time for Ilhan' is about the village, building it, believing in it, sustaining it.

Film Review: ‘Time for Ilhan’ is about the village, building it, believing in it, sustaining it

Of the many fine documentaries featured in the 2018 Mill Valley Film Festival, Time for Ilhan stands out for its sheer excitement and joy as we watch an essentially shy refugee embark on an amazing journey from wife and mother to an elected official in the city of Minneapolis.Ilhan...
Green Book film award Mill Valley Film Festival

Comedy-drama ‘Green Book’ comes up big at Mill Valley Film Festival

Some indie film news out of San Francisco today. Peter Farrelly's Green Book has taken home the audience favorite award at the Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF).Starring Academy Award nominee Viggo Mortensen (A History of Violence, Far from Men) and Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Crossing Over), the comedy-drama continues to...
The Whistleblower of My Lai - Film Review

Film Review: ‘Whistleblower of My Lai’ a memorable fusion of opera and documentary

Jeanne Powell reviews The Whistleblower of My Lai, an outstanding documentary from the 2018 Mill Valley Film Festival.Connie Field is the director of this remarkable fusion of opera and documentary about the massacre of 500 Vietnamese civilians by American troops in 1968, and the courage of one young helicopter...
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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...
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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...