ACTIVE CINEMA: QUESTION | ENGAGE | TRANSFORM

MVFF’s Active Cinema films are united in their commitment to explore the world and its issues, engage audiences, and transform society. Join us for screenings throughout the Festival, support the grassroots activism of filmmakers, and engage with admirable work by special guests, co-presenters, and partners.

CLICK HERE for more information about the Active Cinema program, including an archive of past Active Cinema films, case studies of Active Cinema’s impact, and additional resources for exploring the ways we can measure that impact.

ACTIVE CINEMA FILMS

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BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS
In association with No Bully

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COMPANY TOWN
In association with Sierra Club, Bay Area Chapter

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DEATH BY DESIGN
In association with International Campaign for Responsible Technology

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DO NOT RESIST

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FIRE AT SEA

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THE LAST DALAI LAMA?
In association with Buddhist Film Foundation, Inc.

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VISITOR’S DAY
In association with Hanna Boys Center

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YASUNI MAN
In association with Amazon Watch
and Pachamama Alliance

RECOMMENDED | FILMS OF INTEREST
FUKUSHIMA, MON AMOUR  |  I, DANIEL BLAKE  |  LOVING  |  THE NEW ENVIRONMENTALISTS (5@5 EVERYDAY PEOPLE)

ACTIVE CINEMA EVENTS

ACTIVE CINEMA HIKE  |  NETWORKING IN NATURE

Get some fresh air and fresh ideas with filmmakers, friends, and cinephiles during this hour-long hike to the ocean through beautiful terrain. Join Festival staff and guests and exchange ideas and wisdom on filmmaking, filmmaker resources, activism, and strategies for action. Bring water and sunblock, and wear good hiking shoes.  All are welcome! Meet at the Tennessee Valley trailhead parking lot.
Tennessee Valley Info

Saturday, October 8, 10:00am | Tennessee Valley | FREE


Look for this icon in the MVFF schedule to identify Active Cinema programs throughout the Festival.