FILM 2017-10-20T13:20:31+00:00

2017 FILM PROGRAM

STUDIO SNEAK PREVIEWS

The Shape of Water

November 7 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

LA 92

November 8 @ 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Crown Heights

November 8 @ 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool

November 8 @ 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

The Upside

November 8 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Call Me By Your Name

November 9 @ 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

The Current War

November 9 @ 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

78/52

November 9 @ 8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

I, Tonya

November 10 @ 5:00 PM - 7:15 PM

The Leisure Seeker

November 11 @ 9:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Chappaquiddick

November 12 @ 1:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Molly’s Game

November 12 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

NARRATIVE FEATURES

Tater Tot & Patton

November 8 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Boy Downstairs

November 8 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 10, 2017 at 9:45am

One event on November 12, 2017 at 8:30pm

The House of Tomorrow

November 8 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

The Year of Spectacular Men

November 8 @ 8:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Stuck

November 9 @ 1:15 PM - 3:30 PM

American Folk

November 9 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Sounding

November 9 @ 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM

People You May Know

November 9 @ 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM

I Can I Will I Did

November 9 @ 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM

DOCUMENTARY FEATURES

ACORN and the Firestorm

November 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Skid Row Marathon

Skid Row Marathon

November 8 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin

November 8 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Catching Sight of Thelma & Louise

November 8 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Laddie: The Man Behind The Movies

November 8 @ 8:15 PM - 9:45 PM

The Gateway Bug

November 9 @ 5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Mighty Ground

November 9 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

A Fine Line

November 9 @ 8:15 PM - 9:30 PM

Coyote

November 9 @ 8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

THE LOUNGE

Quest

November 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Class Rank

November 8 @ 4:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Amanda & Jack Go Glamping

November 8 @ 7:00 PM - 9:15 PM

The Relationtrip

November 8 @ 8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

Coup d’Etat

November 9 @ 10:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Lounge Shorts

November 9 @ 1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

A Happening of Monumental Proportions

November 9 @ 4:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Life Hack

November 9 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Entanglement

November 9 @ 8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

Izzy Gets the Fuck Across Town

November 9 @ 10:00 PM - 11:45 PM

SHORT FILMS

Narrative Shorts 1

November 7 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Documentary Shorts 3

November 8 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 10, 2017 at 8:15pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 8:15pm

Short Features 2

November 8 @ 9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 12, 2017 at 5:15pm

Short Features 4

November 8 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 12, 2017 at 9:30am

Narrative Shorts 3

November 8 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Narrative Shorts 2

November 8 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Documentary Shorts 1

November 8 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Documentary Shorts 2

November 8 @ 5:15 PM - 7:15 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 10, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on November 12, 2017 at 9:45am

Short Features 3

November 9 @ 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2017 at 9:45am

Short Features 1

November 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM
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One event on November 11, 2017 at 8:15pm

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

Bernard and Huey

November 7 @ 8:30 PM - 10:45 PM

Food Evolution

November 8 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Back to Burgundy

November 8 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Fermented

November 8 @ 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Served Like A Girl

November 8 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Liyana

November 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM

To the Edge of the Sky

November 8 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Taming Wild: A Girl and A Mustang

November 8 @ 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 12, 2017 at 10:00am

Don’t Shoot the Zebra Pony

November 8 @ 8:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Constructing Albert

November 9 @ 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Man In Red Bandana

November 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Michelin Stars: Tales from the Kitchen

November 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

New Chefs on the Block

November 9 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Ella Brennan: Commanding the Table

November 9 @ 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution

November 9 @ 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Dog Years

November 9 @ 5:15 PM - 7:30 PM

Breakable You

November 9 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Blood Road

November 10 @ 1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

The Ataxian

November 10 @ 5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Stranger Than Fiction

November 10 @ 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM

Rebels On Pointe

November 10 @ 8:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Poisoning Paradise

November 10 @ 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

California Typewriter

November 11 @ 9:45 AM - 11:30 AM

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2017 SCREENING VENUES

A unique collection of theaters showcase our films and provide the forum for post-screening Q&As with attending filmmakers. Several theaters have concessions and/or a winery partner offering wines for sampling and/or purchase.

Industry Events

We are committed to supporting the careers of working independent filmmakers and developing audiences who appreciate this exceptional and important storytelling art-form.

Parties & Events | Festival Faculty | Celebrity Tributes

THE FILMMAKER EXPERIENCE

NVFF offers artists an unparalleled experience, both in terms of interacting and learning from sophisticated audiences and industry peers, but also in terms of the world-class food, wine and hospitality of Napa Valley, as NVFF treats all filmmakers to lodging in local hotels and B&Bs or with host families.

  • Unique Napa Valley Screening Venues with Q&A’s scheduled after each screening
  • Industry Networking at our festival parties and events, including the Opening Night Party, Industry Mixer, Friday Night Bash, Awards Ceremony & Festival Gala, and Closing Night Wrap Party
  • Celebrity Tributes to established filmmakers and rising stars. Check back in September for a list of this year’s faculty and honorees
SUBMIT YOUR FILM

Mentors | Panelists | Moderators

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM

The directors of our Narrative and Documentary Feature Films are accepted into our unique Artists-in-Residence Program in partnership with the incomparable Meadowood Napa Valley. These 20 or so talented filmmakers network with their peers, learn from industry mentors, and mingle with patrons and other Meadowood guests at a slew of intimate events. Meadowood also sponsors the twin $10,000 cash prizes awarded by the Jury for Best Narrative and Best Documentary Feature.

ENTRY RULES & FEES

2017 SUBMISSIONS CLOSED

FILM SUBMISSIONS FOR NVFF17 ARE NOW CLOSED!

Thank you to all those who submitted films to the 2017 Napa Valley Film Festival! If you missed the deadline this year, we look forward to seeing your 2018 submissions, starting in February.

2017 FILM PROGRAM
NVFF17 • NOV 8 - 12

NVFF17 • NOV 8 – 12