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‘Lion’ and ‘Moonlight’ Win 39th Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Awards

The Weinstein Company’s LION and A24’s MOONLIGHT walked away with the top Audience Awards from the 39th Mill Valley Film Festival, which concluded last Sunday with the film LOVING. During the festival LION‘s Nicole Kidman was on hand to receive a tribute and present her film and MOONLIGHT director Barry Jenkins was on hand to present his film for the festival’s Director’s ...

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Review: ‘La La Land’ (★★★★)

La La Land is a film that often fights and challenges itself. It complains about Hollywood as much as it adores it (a line from Ryan Gosling that L.A. “worships everything and values nothing” is especially on point) and that paradox is only part of why it’s just a great film. It’s almost impossibly romantic and hopeful and wistful (like ...

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Pablo Larraín to receive Variety International Director of the Year at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

PABLO LARRAĺN TO RECEIVE VARIETY INTERNATIONAL DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR AWARD SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2016 AT THE 39TH MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL   SAN RAFAEL, CA (October 3, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor director Pablo Larraín with the Variety International Director of the Year Award, which will be presented to him following a just announced screening of his ...

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39th Mill Valley Film Festival Master Class: The Women Behind Hidden Figures

THE WOMEN BEHIND HIDDEN FIGURES  | MASTER CLASS SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 11:00am | SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER   SAN RAFAEL, CA. (September 23, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival (October 6 – 16, 2016), presented by the California Film Institute, is pleased to present a master class of THE WOMEN BEHIND HIDDEN FIGURES as part of the BEHIND THE SCREENS ...

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39th Mill Valley Film Festival to Spotlight Aaron Eckhart

MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SPOTLIGHT ON AARON ECKHART OCTOBER 15TH, 2016   SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 23, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor actor Aaron Eckhart with a Spotlight, featuring an on-stage conversation, a screening of BLEED FOR THIS, and the presentation of the MVFF Award. Spotlight on Aaron Eckhart Aaron Eckhart’s blistering breakout role ...

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39th Mill Valley Film Festival puts the Spotlight on Gael García Bernal

MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES A SPOTLIGHT ON GAEL GARCÍA BERNAL OCTOBER 10TH, 2016 SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 21, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is proud to honor actor-director-producer Gael Garcia Bernal with a Spotlight, featuring an on-stage conversation, a screening of NERUDA, and the presentation of the MVFF Award. Spotlight on Gael Garcia Bernal Actor-director-producer Gael García Bernal first ...

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’20th Century Women’ to receive Centerpiece Spotlight at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 20TH CENTURY WOMEN AS CENTERPIECE SPOTLIGHT OCTOBER 13TH, 2016 SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 22, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival is pleased to present Mike Mills’ 20TH CENTURY WOMEN as the Festival’s Centerpiece Ensemble Spotlight program.  Mills will be on hand for the screening at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center onThursday, October 13th alongside ...

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Ewan McGregor to receive 39th Mill Valley Film Festival Spotlight

SPOTLIGHT ON EWAN MCGREGOR Live On-Stage Conversation Followed by Screening of American Pastoral   SAN RAFAEL, CA (September 15, 2016) – The Mill Valley Film Festival (October 6 – 16, 2016), presented by the California Film Institute, is pleased to present a special Spotlight program with acclaimed actor Ewan McGregor. McGregor will be on hand for the Bay Area premiere of his ...

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Nicole Kidman gets career tribute at 39th Mill Valley Film Festival

Although it may be a smaller festival, the Mill Valley Film Festival has always been a bit of a haven from the big city affairs. Set amongst the peaceful surroundings of Marin County, the gateway to wine country, MVFF also attracts some serious star power to brighten up those nights. One of those brightest stars, Oscar-winner Nicole Kidman, is set ...

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Loving, Manchester by the Sea, Things to Come and Elle Set for MVFF39

Some heavy hitters from the Sundance, Berlinale and Cannes Film Festivals are set to highlight the 39th Mill Valley Film Festival as early announcements were made confirming Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea, Mia Hansen Løve‘s Silver Bear winner Things to Come and Ken Loach’s Palme D’Or winner I, Daniel Blake all hitting the Northern California film fest. As with the Toronto ...

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