ROLLING OUT THE RED CARPET FOR MVFF39 GUESTS!

We’re anticipating so many special guests at this year’s Festival, from Hollywood luminaries to talented local filmmakers to visiting guests from around the world
– everyone wants to come to Mill Valley!

TRIBUTES & SPOTLIGHTS

MVFF39 TRIBUTES: Nicole KidmanJulie Dash
MVFF39 SPOTLIGHTS: Gael Garcia BernalAaron EckhartEwan McGregor
CENTERPIECE SPOTLIGHTt: 20th Century Women Ensemble
Annette Bening, Mike Mills, Lucas Jade Zumann

OPENING & CLOSING NIGHTS
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Opening Night Films:
ARRIVAL – Amy Adams, actress
LA LA LAND – Emma Stone, actress, Damien Chazelle, director
Closing Night Film:
LOVING – Ruth Negga, actress, Joel Edgerton, actor, Jeff Nichols, director

WORLD CINEMA
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24 Weeks / Bjarne Maedel, actor
Baden Baden  / Rachel Lang, director, writer
The Confessions / Connie Nielsen, actress
Devil’s Bride / Saara Cantell, director, writer; Elin Petersdottir, actress
Fire at Sea / Gianfranco Rosi, director
Icaros: A Vision / Matteo Norzi, co-director
Iqaluit / Benoit Pilon, director, writer
Lamb / Yared Zeleke, director, writer
Land Legs / Dominique Leborne, actor; Matteo Leborne, actor
The Long Night of Francisco Sanctis / Diego Velazquez, actor
Lupe Under the Sun / Rodrigo Reyes, director; Daniel Muratalla, actor;
Ana Muratalla, actress
Mom and Other Loonies in the Family / Ibolya Fekete, director, writer
Mum Is Wrong / Marc Fitoussi, director
The Salesman / Asghar Farhadi, director
A Serious Game / Karin Franz Korlof, actress
What’s in the Darkness / Du Jianhua, producer
You Will Know What to Do with Me / Katina Medina Mora, director
You’re Killing Me, Susana / Roberto Sneider, director

 

US CINEMA
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The Archer / Valerie Weiss, director
The Architect / Jonathan Parker, director; Catherine di Napoli, producer; Lars Ulrich, assoc. producer
Certain Women / Kelly Reichardt, director
Diani and Devine Meet the Apocalypse / Gabriel Diani, actor, director
Girl Flu / Dorie Barton, director; Jade Peddyjohn, actress; David Wilson, producer
Green Is Gold / Ryon Baxter, actor, director; Anthony Burns, producer; Jimmy Baxter, actor
In Dubious Battle / James Franco, actor, director
Katie Says Goodbye / Wayne Roberts, director
Love Twice / Rob Nilsson, director; John Cale, actor; Carl Lumbly, actor
Monday Nights at Seven / Marty Sader, director; Laura Keys, producer;
Edward James Olmos, actor; Vanessa Cure, actress
A Monster Calls / J.A Bayona, director
Moonlight / Barry Jenkins, director
Occupy, Texas / Jeff Barry, director; Gene Gallerano, actor, writer
Paint It Black / Amber Tamblyn, director
Paris Can Wait / Eleanor Coppola, director
The Rendezvous / Amin Matalqa, director
Unleashed / Finn Taylor, director; Susan Johnson, producer; Kate Miccuci, actress

 

VALLEY OF THE DOCS
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Best and Most Beautiful Things / Ariana Garfinkel, producer; Michelle Smith, subject
Burden / Rich Dewey, director
California Typewriter / Doug Nichol, director
Circus Kid / Lorenzo Pisoni, director
Company Town / Deborah Kaufman & Alan Snitow, directors
Death by Design / Sue Williams, director
Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent / Lydia Tenaglia, director; Jeremiah Tower, subject
A Late Style of Fire: Larry Levis / Michele Poulos, director; Sam Beam, composer
The Last Dalai Lama? / Mickey Lemle, director
Mifune: The Last Samurai / Steven Okazaki, director
My Love Affair with the Brain / Catherine Ryan & Gary Weimberg, directors
The Nine / Katy Grannan, director; Marc Smolowitz, producer
Rolling Papers / Mitch Dickman, director; Ricardo Baca, subject
She Started It / Nora Poggi & Insiyah Saeed, directors
Visitor’s Day / Nicole Opper, director
Yasuni Man / Ryan Patrick Killackey, director

 

MUSIC
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The Ballad of Fred Hersch / Carrie Lozano, director
Bang! The Bert Berns Story / Bob Sarles & Brett Berns, director
The Groove Is Not Trivial / Tommie Dell Smith, director; Elizabeth Finlayson, editor
The Hi De Ho Show / John Goddard, director

 

FAMILY FILMS
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Kepler’s Dream  – Amy Glazer, director; Sedge Thomson, producer;
Isabella Blake-Thomas, actress