Mill Valley Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Mill Valley Film Festival
SINCE: 1977
WHERE: Mill Valley, California, United States
WEBSITE: www.mvff.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Since founding the Mill Valley Film Festival in 1977, Mark Fishkin has shepherded this once small, three-day showcase into an eleven-day, internationally acclaimed cinema event presenting a wide variety of new films from around the world in an engaged, community setting. The festival has an impressive track record of launching new films and new filmmakers, and has earned a reputation as a filmmakers’ festival by celebrating the best in American independent and foreign films, along side high-profile and prestigious award contenders.

Focus Features to Bookend 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival with THE DANISH GIRL and SUFFRAGETTE

Focus Features to Bookend 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival with THE DANISH GIRL and SUFFRAGETTE

Focus Features will bookend the 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival with two new releases: The Danish Girl starring Academy Award® winner Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything, MVFF 2014) and directed by Academy Award®-winning director Tom Hooper (The King’s Speech, MVFF 2010) will open the festival; and Suffragette, with director Sarah Gavron, producer Faye Ward, screenwriter Abi Morgan, and star Carey Mulligan for Closing Night. Having previously presented his multi-Academy Award®-winning film The King’s Speech at […]

THE DANISH GIRL + SPOTLIGHT to Open 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival

THE DANISH GIRL + SPOTLIGHT to Open 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival

The 2015 Mill Valley Film Festival, scheduled for October 8 to 18, will open with Tom Hooper’s THE DANISH GIRL, starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander, and Tom McCarthy’s SPOTLIGHT, starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachel McAdams. Oscar®-winning The King’s Speech (MVFF 2010) director Tom Hooper returns with another remarkable historical drama. Based on the incredible true story of painter Lili Elbe (Academy Award®-winner Eddie Redmayne, MVFF Spotlight 2014), The Danish Girl explores the life of […]