Festivals Events

March 16 - 22, 2019

Thursday, March 21

MVFF: Children of Bal Ashram

Discussion to follow with director and producer Len Morris, co-producers Georgia Morris and Petra Lent, and editor Chris Mara. At Bal Ashram, a refuge in...

MVFF: The Biggest Little Farm

Discussion to follow (via Skype) with director and film subject John Chester. What do you do when your barking dog gets you evicted from your apartment?...

Friday, March 22

MVFF: A Tuba to Cuba

Twenty years ago, Wim Wenders and Ry Cooder made what seemed to be the definitive Cuban music doc, the languid Buena Vista Social Club. This film, livelier...

MVFF: The Insult

In present-day Beirut, a dispute between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee gets blown out of proportion until it lands in court. As the media...

MVFF: Blowin' Up

Discussion to follow with film subject Eliza Hook. When this film first brings you into an experimental court in Queens, you may not know that it is...

MVFF: Running with Beto

Discussion to follow with director David Modigliani. Could Beto O’Rourke be the next president of the United States? Some people think so, even though the...

MVFF: Won't You Be My Neighbor?

Discussion to follow with film subject David Newell, a.k.a. Mr. McFeely. With his gentle voice, wisdom, and handmade puppets, Fred Rogers connected with...

MVFF: The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

From the creators of the Oscar-nominated Ernest & Celestine comes another hilarious, heartwarming tale of animal misfits: a fox who mothers a brood of...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Running with Beto

Discussion to follow with director David Modigliani. Could Beto O’Rourke be the next president of the United States? Some people think so, even though the...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Wild Rose

Glasgow, Scotland, isn't exactly Nashville, but Rose-Lynn Harlan dreams of becoming a country music star—even though she’s just been released from prison....

SOLD OUT - MVFF: The Insult

In present-day Beirut, a dispute between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee gets blown out of proportion until it lands in court. As the media...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Amazing Grace

R-E-S-P-E-C-T. That’s what Aretha Franklin didn’t get enough of at this year’s Grammys, or even her funeral last August. But we will all have to bow to the...

SOLD OUT - MVFF: Sea of Shadows

The world's smallest and most elusive whale, the vaquita porpoise, is only found in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, a place of extraordinary biodiversity. Today,...

March 16 - 22, 2019