Mill Valley Marin County Visitors Bureau , the high-powered but low-key Mill Valley Film Festival always attracts major filmmakers and stars, , A special focus of the festival is to promote gender equity in the film industry; since , its Mind the Gap initiative has led to nearly half of all the films featured to be directed by women.
Sep 28, -Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, San Diego State University In , the Mill Valley Film Festival took its longstanding commitment to filmmakers one step further by launching Mind the Gap, a festival-wide initiative that focused on bridging the gap and inspiring women in film.
While statistics show that the number of women-directed films in the industry are shockingly low, and have been for years, the Mill Valley Film Festival aims to ensure that half of all films we screen will be directed by women by year - part of our Mind the Gap initiative to champion women filmmakers.
While on the surface the 42nd Annual Mill Valley Film Festival may seem like global cinematic showcasing, per usual, but dig a little deeper and you’ll find a festival that is as committed to the community and highlighting social issues as well as films and quality programming.
We hope you'll join us at Mill Valley Film Festival's first ever MIND THE GAP SUMMIT featuring an amazing line-up of talent This full-day intensive of presentations, discussions, master classes and networking opportunities will be led by an extraordinary line-up of key thought leaders and creatives in the film and tech industri The program includes a deep dive into the.
The Mill Valley Film Festival (MVFF) will honor Anna Serner, CEO, Swedish Film Institute, with its Mind the Gap Award at the 42nd Festival in October This award recognizes those persons whose work and leadership inspires the movement towards greater equity in film—Serner is recognized internationally as a leader in gender equality in film production and exhibition.
Screenings are usually held at the Christopher B Smith Rafael Film Center in San Rafael, the Sequoia Theatre in Mill Valley, the Cinema in Corte Madera, and the Lark Theatre in Larkspur Screen International has named Mill Valley Film Festival a Top 10 US film festival The Festival is scheduled for October 3-13, .
When Yuma, a talented but socially inexperienced comic-book artist with cerebral palsy, applies for a job at an erotic manga magazine, she is told to explore her sexuality to give her work more realism, which she does in increasingly surprising ways.
Mill Valley Film Festival 40 October 5-15, link , This includes and concludes with Mind The Gap Summit at the Outdoor Art Club (OAC) on Saturday, October 7th It is commendable that the MVFF is committed to the goal of 40% directors and -centric stories to be integral the Festival, including World, US, Docs, Shorts.
The nonprofit California Film Institute celebrates and promotes film by presenting the annual Mill Valley Film Festival and DocLands Documentary Film Festival, exhibiting film year-round at the Christopher B Smith Rafael Film Center and building the next generation of.
MiIND THE GAP, our gender equity initiative, amplifies and champions work by women filmmakers, changing the narrative that shapes our cultureWe are committed to the goal of 50/50 by —50% women directors across all Festival sections by We found no shortage of amazing women making terrific films, and incredible -forward storytelling for this year’s festival: MVFF42 showcases.