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Mill Valley Film Festival

Mill Valley Film Festival


United States
phone +1-4 15-5 26 58 39
fax +1-4 15-3 83 86 06
http://www.mvff.com
email: mvff@cafilm.org

Director of Programming
Ms. Zoe Elton

Executive Director
Mr. Mark Fishkin

Year of Foundation 1978

Event Date from 03 October 2019 till 13 October 2019

in Mill Valley, United States

Sections Official Premieres Selection (features), World Cinema (features), US Cinema (features), Valley of the Docs (documentary section), VFest (video, digital, innovative works), Children’s FilmFest, 5 @ 5 (daily shorts compilations), Animation, Experimental, Official Premiere Section (North American Premiere or US-Premiere)

Terms of Entry California Premiere required; international Premiere preferred; Feature Films (over 50 min.) shorts (less 30 min.); films must have been completed after 1 July 2018

Subtitles English subtitles recommended

Format DCP, 35 mm

Registration Deadline Early Deadline: 17 May 2019 (Features: 45 USD, Shorts: 30 USD), Final Deadline: 14 June 2019 (Features: 55 USD, Shorts: 40 USD), Late Deadline: 28 June 2019 (Features: 70 USD; Shorts: 55 USD)

Attendance Figures 44,000

Participants of the Film Industry Representatives from major American independent distributors regularly attend MVFF, as well as critics, agents, cinema owners. MVFF also follows up with distributors regarding films screened at the festival.

Prizes/Awards Audience Favorite Awards (Narrative);
Feature (US and World);
Documentary Feature;
Children´s /Family Feature;

German Films

2019

Mind the Gap
CHERRY BLOSSOMS & DEMONS (KIRSCHBLÜTEN UND DÄMONEN) by Doris Dörrie (Olga Film)
LITTLE JOE by Jessica Hausner (AT/GB/DE, Essential Filmproduktion)
 
Queer-ish
SYNONYMS (SYNONYMES) by Nadav Lapid (FR/IL/DE, Komplizen Film)
 
Shorts
Fortissimo by Lilith Jörg
 
Valley of the Docs
THE CAVE by Feras Fayyad (DK/DE, ma.ja.de. Filmproduktion)
 
!Viva el Cine!
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by Karim Aïnouz (BR/DE, Pola Pandora)
 
World Cinema
A HIDDEN LIFE by Terrence Malick (DE/US, Studio Babelsberg)
CHERRY BLOSSOMS & DEMONS (KIRSCHBLÜTEN UND DÄMONEN) by Doris Dörrie (Olga Film)
LITTLE JOE by Jessica Hausner (AT/GB/DE, Essential Filmproduktion)
SYNONYMS (SYNONYMES) by Nadav Lapid (FR/IL/DE, Komplizen Film)
THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF EURÍDICE GUSMÃO by Karim Aïnouz (BR/DE, Pola Pandora)
THE TRAITOR by Marco Bellocchio (IT/FR/BR/DE, Match Factory Productions)
THE WHISTLERS by Corneliu Porumboiu (RU/FR/DE, Komplizen Film)

Number of Films Shown around 200 films (including shorts); 106 programs, 6 event programs (opening, closing, spotlight, 3 tributes); 53 countries

Media Coverage TV, radio, newspapers; mostly local/regional/national, sometimes international. Trade papers such as Variety, indieWIRE cover the festival

Evaluation Non-competitive festival, pleasant and familiar atmosphere. Wide range of international productions focusing on artistic subjects; interesting panels and conferences. It is produced by the California Film Institute. MVFF's long-term commitment to helping launch independent films, both American and foreign, into the US market has made it the festival of choice for filmmakers.

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