The tension between personal memory and public history is quietly observed in the prolific Yoji Yamada’s Chiisai Ouchi, based on Kyoko Nakajima’s award-winning novel. When young Takeshi encourages his elderly great-aunt Taki to write her […]
It is entirely fitting that the Mill Valley Film Festival, which has always had a strong rock music affiliation, includes in its ¡Viva El Cine¡ section two music documentaries of Mexican musicians. And what an […]
This stunning and spare feature-length début by Matias Lucchesi is a wonderful exploration on the nature and the drive for truth. Two females, a 12-year old student (Lila) and her natural sciences teacher, set out […]
A Winter’s Tale: Kraftidioten by Hans Petter Molland Revenge is definitely a dish best served cold, especially when that cold refers to the gorgeous Norwegian winter which serves as a key character and the silent […]
Runs October 2-12, 2014, in Mill Valley, CA, and nearby locations. Buy tickets at mvff.com.