VARIETY CONTENDERS CONVERSATIONS: DARREN ARONOFSKY
This Awards season conversation, with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Pi, Requiem for a Dream, The Wrestler, Black Swan) looks at the creative and collaborative filmmaking process involved in his newest work, Noah, with an emphasis on visual effects. Aronofsky will be joined by the film’s four-time Oscar-nominated Visual Effects Supervisor Ben Snow and Animation Supervisor Marc Chu from Industrial Light & Magic. The program will include clips and an onstage conversation with Steve Chagollan, Senior Features Editor of Variety.
TIFF AWARD WINNERS AT MVFF37
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THE IMITATION GAME
WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS
NEW ADDITION TO SCHEDULE: DIOR AND I
In Dior and I, one enters the storied world that is the House of Christian Dior with a priveleged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons' highly anticipated first Haute Couture collection as the iconic brand's new Artistic Director.
NEW ADDITION TO SCHEDULE: ST. VINCENT
The beloved Bill Murray stars as a decidedly unlovable grouch who’s charged with looking after the
precocious kid next door in this darkly comedic and surprisingly sweet film, which also features Melissa
McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, and Naomi Watts.
MVFF37 is delighted to welcome Metallica, locals and longtime friends of the festival, as Artists in Residence. James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett, Lars Ulrich, and Robert Trujillo (L. to R.) have each selected a film to host at the festival and will be present to introduce and discuss their chosen films. Check them out HERE.
Tickets will be available to the general public on Sunday, Sept. 14 — CFI members get advance access to tickets starting now, based on membership level. Now is a great time to join; all new memberships are 20% off!
Take your MVFF | Metallica experience to the next level at the MUSICAL CELEBRATION OF JACO. Robert Trujillo hosts an evening of extraordinary live musical performances honoring the pioneering jazz musician Jaco Pastorius.