We have posted trailers for all the films discussed in Meredith Brody’s overview of the 41st Mill Valley Film Festival playing October 4-14 in Marin County. The full schedule can be seen here.
By Meredith Brody I have a mantra that’s meant to soothe myself as I surf the roiling waves of the fall film festivals I’m lucky enough to attend: In Telluride, the bucolic, intimate, user-friendly festival held in a one-horse town, I repeat “If I miss it here, I’ll see it in Toronto.” In Toronto, a […]
By Gary Meyer I have attended dozens of film festivals from the biggies like Cannes, Berlin, Toronto, Venice, SXSW and Sundance to more intimate gatherings of movies and their makers from Telluride high in the Colorado Mountains, Morelia in Mexico’s Michoacán to Devour! In tiny Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Most screen new movies with occasional restorations […]
Hard Choices Need to be Made For Bay Area Cinephiles This Week by Meredith Brody Despite the fact that it has often been said that the San Francisco Bay Area is host to some 70 different film festivals, I rarely feel as though I can’t decide which screening to attend on any given night. But, […]
By Meredith Brody Sometimes when I’m at a film festival, I forget to enjoy myself. I’m so focused on seeing as many movies as I can that entire days will be spent entirely in the dark, fueled only by caffeine and hand-held snacks. Happily, I’ve realized that there are better ways to experience a […]
By Gary Meyer “We presented your picture entitled The Rink, featuring Charles Chaplin last night. Persistent laughter and shouting on the part of the audience brought down most of the house… We have been showing pictures many years without loss of life or damage to property. The Rink has proved a menace to real estate […]