It’s time for the 4th Annual Alexander Valley Film Festival! #AVFF2018

FILMS ANNOUNCED!

The AVFS Screening Team reviewed more than 150 films to create the following slate of 13 Narrative Features, 13 Documentary Features, 6 Short Films, and 5 Special Events.

Congratulations to all of the films and filmmakers accepted!

NARRATIVES

BIRDS OF PASSAGE
BORDER
C’EST LA VIE
DOUBLE INDEMNITY*
THE GUILTY
THE HEIRESSES
LITTLE WOODS
MONSTERS AND MEN
SHOPLIFTERS
SKATE KITCHEN
SUPA MODO
WILD NIGHTS WITH EMILY
WOMAN AT WAR

DOCUMENTARIES

ANOTE'S ARK
CHEF FLYNN*
COMPLICIT*
DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION
FATITUDE*
FREE SOLO*
THE LAST RACE
LIYANA
MAKING MONTGOMERY CLIFT
ON HER SHOULDERS
RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE*
TRANSMILITARY
WARRIOR WOMEN*


SPECIAL EVENTS

NEIGHBOR SCREENING: CHEF FLYNN* + EMPIRE ON MAIN STREET* (Alexander Valley Hall)
OPENING NIGHT: FREE SOLO* (Clover Theater)
FILMMAKER WORKSHOP + STUDENT SHORTS* (Clover Theater)
SATURDAY NIGHT CLASSIC: DOUBLE INDEMNITY* (Odd Fellows Hall)
CLOSING NIGHT: WARRIOR WOMEN* (Raven)

AVFF 2018 SHORTS:

PROTECT AND SERVE*
SO MUCH YELLOW*
SIGN
THE CONTRACT
WALK IN CLOSET*

* Filmmaker or guest in attendance as of 9/23/18


ALEXANDER VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL: CELEBRATE

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The ALEXANDER VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL (AVFF) is the culmination of all of our year-round programs and celebrates annually the third weekend in October. Lauded as the hottest emerging regional film festival in the North Bay, nearly 2,000 people will come for the unique mix of independent cinema with a Hollywood flare. The Festival will feature domestic and international narrative features, documentaries, short films, special programs, winners from the Student Film Competition, community events and screenings, a thrilling Opening Night Celebration, and more!

Beginning in 2018, the student film competition will be part of the curriculum in the public schools of Cloverdale, Geyserville, and Healdsburg.

In addition to screening cutting-edge films, AVFF showcases and hosts new and emerging talents from all over the world. We create opportunities for the community, students and adults alike, to meet, interact with, and learn from visiting artists. We also offer deeply discounted tickets to students so that no one will be turned away.

We serve our community by choosing diverse content and films relevant to the community's needs and interests such as the following:

  • LGBTQI filmmakers and stories

  • Latin-American filmmakers and stories

  • Youth oriented films

  • Social consciousness films

  • Classic films

  • Indie hits/Arthouse films

This event is dedicated to bringing films and experiences to Northern Sonoma County to which the community would otherwise not have access. The 2018 Festival will take place October 18-21, 2018 (Thursday-Sunday) and anchors between The Clover Theater in Cloverdale and Raven Film Center in Healdsburg plus other venues throughout Northern Sonoma County.

KEY DATES:

October 1st (Mon) - LAUNCH PARTY - (Private Sponsor Event)
October 18th (Thurs) - NEIGHBOR SCREENING - Alexander Valley Hall (Alexander Valley)
October 19th (Fri) - OPENING NIGHT FILM and First Street Block Party (Cloverdale)
October 20th (Sat) - Screenwriters Panel and Student Shorts (Coverdale) + SATURDAY NIGHT CLASSIC: Film & Food - Odd Fellows Hall (Geyserville)
October 21st (Sun) - CLOSING NIGHT FILM and Awards Reception (Healdsburg)

For more information about the Alexander Valley Film Society, visit www.avfilmsociety.org or call 707.893.7150.

 

Click the posters below for photos from each year