Every year we celebrate the arrival of on of the country’s most important film festivals that takes place right here in Mill Valley. Each October, The Mill Valley Film Festival welcomes more than 200 filmmakers, representing more than 50 countries, to picturesque Mill Valley. The festival has an impressive track record of launching new films and new filmmakers, and has earned a reputation as a filmmakers’ festival by celebrating the best in American independent and foreign films, along side high-profile and prestigious award contenders.
Our yearly guide celebrates everything that makes the festival great, delving into the featured films, different aspects of the festival including its documentary and educational sections, and offers comprehensive listings of screenings, so you can get a feel for what to expect at the next festival.
In 2023, the festival will run from October 5-15th 2023. In the meantime, peruse these pages for past coverage and watch this space for updates on the festival’s next edition!