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

NVFF17 Pass Type Breakdown

This year, the Napa Valley Film Festival offers a variety of pass types for all festival attendees. Choose from 5 full-day passes, weekend passes, or individual day passes. Based on your time, interests and budget, your perfect NVFF pass is on sale now. Read on to learn more about what NVFF17 experience is right for [...]

By | 2017-10-08T11:19:58+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Festival|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

Join the NVFF17 Team: Stories from Past Volunteers

We've curated 10 amazing testimonials from volunteers to excite you to join our festival team. From working as a ringmaster who chats with celebrities and directors about their films to learning the tricks of the trade at the culinary demos, this festival is so thankful for the passionate local residents and dedicated travelers who help [...]

By | 2017-09-26T18:49:49+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Festival|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
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12