Runs October 2-12, 2014, in Mill Valley, CA, and nearby locations. Buy tickets at mvff.com.
On the last weekend of the Mill Valley Film Festival, I attended two back-to-back Saturday workshops. The first, Variety Focus on Directors, included JC Chandor (All is Lost); Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station); Scott Cooper (Out […]
The film critic David Thomson was all over Northern California this past month (including the Mill Valley Film Festival), promoting his latest book, Moments That Made the Movies. Mr. Thomson is the film critic for […]
It was recently announced that the American film company DreamWorks Studios bought the remake rights to Hirozaku Kore-eda’s latest (and well-received) film. This is not a surprising move, since Mr. Spielberg (who was on this […]
Chiemi Karasawa, the director of this lively and brisk documentary, is an accomplished film technician; prior to this film, she worked as a script supervisor and producer for over 45 film and television projects. Her […]