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Napa Valley Film Festival announces 2017 Education & Outreach Programs

The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is proud to announce its 7th year of Education and Outreach events for students, including the popular INSPIRE field trip and the highly anticipated Filmmakers-in-the-Schools programs. Kicking off the week on Monday, November 6th, NVFF will showcase a full day of back-to-back documentary films for 1,200 Napa [...]

By | 2017-10-19T17:29:58+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Following Your Own Path: John Anthony Vineyards

It’s not always an easy choice to risk failure and venture out on your own. Yet that’s exactly what John Anthony Truchard has done with John Anthony Vineyards. With a specific vision, confidence and talent, he has forged his own path. “Some people look at my journey as a split from the family business, [...]

By | 2017-10-19T14:03:51+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Festival, News|0 Comments

The First NVFF Rising Star Showcase

The Napa Valley Film Festival is excited to announce our first ever Rising Star Showcase! This year, in partnership with our friends at Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards, we are introducing an exciting new event. This beautiful winery location will serve as the backdrop for a moderated panel discussion with six talented young actors [...]

By | 2017-10-06T13:10:59+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

A Conversation with Acumen Winemaker Henrik Poulsen

Born in Denmark, the Director of Winemaking and Executive Manager of Acumen Wines, Henrik Poulsen, fell in love with wine at an early age (14). From here, he began working in a high-end wine retail shop in Copenhagen. While he enjoyed his work, he knew his ultimate aspiration was to be a winemaker — [...]

By | 2017-10-06T12:37:28+00:00 October 6th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Awards Season Screenings at NVFF17

One of the most exciting Napa Valley Film Festival announcements is the wonderful slate of studio films that make up the Awards Season Screenings. These are the films we believe will get Golden Globe and Oscar nominations. They are a group of entertaining and adventurous films, crowd-pleasing biopics, and socially relevant documentaries — and [...]

By | 2017-10-04T12:21:16+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Announcing the NVFF17 Celebrity Tributes

Join us as we salute the highest levels of cinematic achievement with our NVFF17 Celebrity Tributes. Access Hollywood’s Natalie Morales hosts the event, honoring a versatile stage and screen standout, a twice-Oscar nominated trailblazer, selfless humanitarians, and one of the most successful female directors of all-time. The NVFF17 Celebrity Tributes take place Thursday, November [...]

By | 2017-10-03T12:14:17+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Meet The Hess Collection Lioness

Five generations of the Hess family and the recent celebration of its 30th vintage prove The Hess Collection is still pushing boundaries on Mount Veeder. Yet what is immediately interesting about The Hess Collection is the release of their newest Icon Wine, The 2015 Lioness Chardonnay. A long-time emblem for the Hess family, The [...]

By | 2017-09-27T13:32:29+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

Italics Winegrowers: Indulgence, Italicized

For most new wineries, there’s a sense of intense competition as they begin to establish themselves among all the Napa Valley stalwarts who have staked a claim to the land and, more importantly, to the loyal hearts of the many wine connoisseurs who come to the region. Yet with an emphatic meaning behind their name and [...]

By | 2017-09-22T14:09:27+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Food & Wine, News|0 Comments

Announcing the Winners of the Inaugural NVFF Screenplay Competition

With nearly 400 entries into the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) inaugural Screenplay Competition — sponsored with ScreenCraft and Coverfly — NVFF is happy to announce the two Grand Prize-winning screenplays and the 17 Finalists. The two Grand Prize Winners will take part in NVFF’s exclusive Artists-in-Residence (AIR) program — which includes a six-night [...]

By | 2017-09-19T15:41:01+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Festival, News|0 Comments

Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards: A Legacy Built to Last

When Brian Cunat, owner of Materra | Cunat Family Vineyards, was asked to describe the first 10 years for his winery in one word, he quickly responded with “It’s been a ‘rush.” However, after discussing the immense changes he, his wife and his daughters have brought to the Oak Knoll District-based vineyard, his daughter [...]

By | 2017-09-08T14:50:50+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Food & Wine|0 Comments
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12