Mill Valley Film Festival

MVFF: Doclands

A festival built solely on documentary films has become a big success.

MVFF: Show Time

It's show time! The Mill Valley Film Festival is almost here with an exciting line-up of new films and a slew of stars...

MVFF: Behind the Scenes - Roll Film

Mill Valley Film Festival founder/executive director Mark Fishkin and director of programming Zoë Elton, on curating the signature MVFF experience.

Selling Shorts

The Mill Valley Film Festival has to promote itself too. To that end, the festival has continually produced some of the most creative promotional “trailers” in the industry.

Big Birthday

Mill Valley Film Festival founder/executive director Mark Fishkin and director of programming Zoë Elton take a look back at the festival’s 40-year history.

Todd Haynes

This year’s winner of the MVFF Award is one of America’s most-loved independent film directors.

Fear the Fog

Horror master John Carpenter set his Halloween follow-up in West Marin.

Modern Movie Palace

Transformed from dollar house to state-of-the-art house, the Smith Rafael Film Center keeps fans coming back.

October Surprise

It’s the month for baseball and movies in Marin. Here are some of our favorite sports films to enjoy between screenings.

Annie Roney

The next great documentary you see is very likely being distributed by this Sausalito company.

High Wattage

There's no shortage of stars lighting up the red carpet at the Mill Valley Film Festival.

Breaking the Code

A festivalgoer’s guide to whatever it is those people onstage are saying.

The Next Great Film

MVFF’s Mark Fishkin and Zoë Elton discuss the festivals they frequent each year.

Local Hitchcock

The Master of Suspense came to the North Bay to make some of his greatest movies.

Some Sexual Content

Director Catherine Hardwicke on the naked realities of putting sex and nudity on screen.

Festival Tips

How to navigate MVFF films, parties and events like a pro.