40 Years in the Making — The Magic Music Movie

For many, there’s always an artist that we find at the perfect moments in our lives. We listen to their music, and it just connects with us perfectly. Emotionally, and spiritually even, the music has captured something beautiful and perfect about life. We absolutely know this band is going to “make it big.” There’s [...]

By | 2017-10-27T16:09:30+00:00 October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Lexus Donates 1,000 Tickets to Victims of the Valley Fires

This year, NVFF’s Presenting Sponsor Lexus will be generously donating 1,000 free tickets to those impacted by the Valley fires. These tickets can be picked up at the Community Resources Office at the Local Assistance Center (LAC) in downtown Napa. Each ticket is valid for 1 of the 10 film screenings below. Please note, reselling of [...]

By | 2017-10-27T14:57:05+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Experience NVFF17 at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

This summer, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) proudly revealed its nine unique screening venues playing host to 124 films and Q&As featured at the festival.  Today, we’d like to shine a spotlight on our most intimate screening location – The Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch.  Nestled north of Napa in beautiful St. Helena, [...]

By | 2017-10-30T17:24:11+00:00 October 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Will Ferrell, The Triple Threat

Triple Threat: Someone in a particular field who exhibits three skills that are necessary to excel. For this year's Caldwell Vineyard Maverick Tribute Will Ferrell, these “triple threat” skills are unique, thought-provoking, and hilarious. As a comedian, Ferrell has starred in some of the biggest comedies of the last 20 years. His standout performances [...]

By | 2017-10-25T12:54:16+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

The NVFF17 Culinary Theater Schedule

Join us at this year’s NVFF Culinary Theater at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)’s new facility, the CIA at Copia in downtown Napa. Directors, documentary subjects and actors from our festival films are paired with local CIA and guest chefs as well as wine experts and Sommeliers to cook up a variety of [...]

By | 2017-10-24T14:14:56+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Humanitarian Tributes — Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed

This year, Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed will receive the Napa Valley Film Festival's Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Humanitarian Tribute. While both actors have been involved in widely successful television shows and movies (Ian starred in Lost and The Vampire Diaries; Nikki had roles in Twilight and Sleepy Hollow), Ian and Nikki also dedicate their time [...]

By | 2017-10-24T09:12:07+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Festival|1 Comment

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
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12