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MUDBOUND Wins 2017 Mill Valley Film Festival Audience Award

Dee Rees’s post-World War II drama Mudbound has won the Overall Audience Award at the 40th Mill Valley Film Festival. The festival has Audience Favorite awards in its separate sections including US Cinema, World Cinema and Documentaries. Aaron Sorkin’s directorial debut Molly’s Game, starring Jessica Chastain and Idris Elba, earned to top prize in US Cinema. These two awards have ...

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Mill Valley Film Festival 40: Mind the Gap – Women in Film and Tech

One of the great things about the Mill Valley Film Festival has been its Gender Equality Initiative Mind the Gap. Now in its third year, Mind the Gap is a festival-wide celebration and call to action, focused on the intersection of women in film and tech, featuring films, panels, conversations and more. In anticipation of MVFF’s 40th anniversary, the Festival committed ...

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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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