Like films, food and wine? Then the 6th Annual Napa Film Festival (NVFF) is the place to be from November 9-13, 2016. For 5 days you get to see feature films, shorts and documentaries and listen to panel discussions on food. And a big bonus of attendig a film festival in the wine country means you get to taste wines in different wineries and attend cooking demos. If you are an aspiring film writer then the Pitch Competition is your ticket to meet filmmakers and film executives.
Oh! did I mention that there will be filmmakers, and actors at the festival? Mathew McConaughey, Matt Ross, Viggo Mortenson, Dev Patel, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Aaron Eckhart are some of the guests expected to attend this year’s festival.
There are 2 films on the opening night: Lion and Bleed For This. Lion stars Nicole Kidman, Rooney Mara and Dev Patel, who will be at the festival.
Bleed For This stars Miles Teller and Aaron Eckhardt, who is expected to be at the festival.
Stephen Gaghan’s new film Gold will have a special screening at NVFF. Gold stars Matthew McConaughey, Edgar Ramirez and Michael Landes. McConaughey is expected to attend the film festival.
Filmmaker Matt Ross’s film Captain Fantastic will have a special screening at the festival. Viggo Mortensen is expected to be at the festival along with Berkeley-based Ross.
About 120 films will screen at the festival including Gleason, Miss Sloane, Mr. Church and Burn Your Maps.