MVFF36 Masthead

August  23, 2013
The 36th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival, MVFF36 poster October 3-13, is rapidly aproaching.  Stay tuned for exclusive announcements about Festival films, spotlights, tributes and more! The complete schedule for MVFF36 will be announced and available online at on Tuesday, September 10, 2013. General Public single tickets on sale Saturday, September 14. CFI members can purchase single tickets in advance of the general public beginning Sunday, September 8, 2013.

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Friday, October 4, 2013
Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center,
time TBA

Each year MVFF recognizes acclaimed filmmakers from around the globe. This year the festival is pleased to present famed Academy Costa-GavrasAward� winning filmmaker Costa-Gavras with a special tribute.  In addition to showing clips from his past work, his latest film, CAPITAL, will have its Bay Area Premiere at the festival and Costa Gavras will be in attendance for a live on-stage interview. In his  breakneck new thriller CAPITAL, legendary filmmaker Costa-Gavras (Z, Missing) explores a world of economic turmoil in which a young CEO of an investment bank, set up to be a patsy figurehead, finds his survival instincts while navigating through treacherous international waters buffeted by money, power, sex and vengeance. multinational corporations supplant traditional nation states as the new global mega-powers. French comedian Gad Elmaleh (Midnight in Paris), in a charismatic change-of-pace, plays Marc Tourneuil, a novice investment bank CEO who demonstrates a savvy balance of na�ve populism and cutthroat instinct as he sails the chaotic waters of international finance. By fending off hostile takeovers and backstabbing coups-most notably from an American financier played by Gabriel Byrne-Marc channels the director's take on class warfare, the morality of convenience and the mercenary swiftness of fortunes lost, found and taken. Are Marc's greed and ambition too big to fail? Costa-Gavras has made a career of offering few easy answers to tales of political turmoil, and the endlessly entertaining CAPITAL is no exception as it wades through sex, money and power with the auteur's cinematic instincts alive and flourishing.
Last Chance! Extended for 1 more day! Advance Ticket sales end this SUNDAY, AUGUST 15!
Take advantage of discounts up to 15% off on regular price General Admission tickets!
A great deal for the film lover, the CINEPHILE PACKAGE includes 12 MVFF Film Vouchers that you can redeem for Rafael marquee tickets to any regular festival screenings (does not include special events) as soon as the on-sale date hits. (And if you're a member, you can redeem your vouchers before tickets go on sale to the general public) Share the tickets with friends! A great way to cover some serious festival ground at a good price! $120 CFI MEMBERS (Valued at $138), $145 GENERAL PUBLIC (Valued at $168)
Thursday, October 3, 2013 following the Opening Night screenings
Enjoy flowing spirits and delicious local cuisine
Opening Night MVFF
Photo (c) Tommy Lau
from Il Fornaio, Cantina, Balboa Cafe, Teacake, The Counter, Big Jim's BBQ among many other featured caterers under the big tent hosted by the upscale Corte Madera Town Center, our newest home of the always-memorable Opening Night Gala. Until Saturday, August 24, you can purchase a discount OPENING NIGHT PACKAGE that includes two tickets for the Opening Night film (tba) at the Corte Madera Century Cinema* & Gala in the Town Center. Past package buyers have toasted in good company with high-profile guests such as Bradley Cooper, Glenn Close, Tom Hooper and Clive Owen. $205 CFI MEMBERS (Valued at $240), $220 GENERAL PUBLIC  (Valued at $260)
* Not transferable to Opening Night film at Sequoia Mill Valley.

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About the Mill Valley Film Festival
Presented by the California Film Institute, the internationally acclaimed Mill Valley Film Festival is greatly anticipated by cinema aficionados and film industry professionals alike, is well known for the quality of its programming, and is considered a major launching pad for the annual awards season.It has established an impressive track record for launching new films and new filmmakers, and has earned a reputation as a filmmakers' festival by offering a high-profile, prestigious, noncompetitive environment for celebrating the best in independent and world cinema. Each year, the 11-day Festival welcomes more than 200 filmmakers, representing more than 50 countries. Festival sections include: World Cinema; US Cinema; Valley of the Docs; Children's FilmFest; a daily shorts program; and Active Cinema, MVFF's activist films initiative. 
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