THE 2020 ALEXANDER VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL
WAS A COMMUNITY HIT!


Thanks to all of ourfilmmakersfor making #AVFF2020 a success despite the odds.


THE FILMS OF #AVFF2020

Congratulations to all of the selected films!

FEATURE FILMS

A PLACE TO BREATHE (USA) – Directed by Michelle Grace Steinberg
AGGIE (USA) – Directed by Catherine Gund
CRITICAL THINKING (USA) – Directed by John Leguizamo
EPICENTRO (Austria/France) – Directed by Hubert Sauper
FRUIT FLY (USA) Directed by H. P. Mendoza
IDENTIFYING FEATURES (Mexico/Spain) – Directed by Fernanda Valadez
JAZZ ON A SUMMER’S DAY (USA) Directed by Bert Stern
MADE IN BANGLADESH (Bangladesh/Denmark/France/Portugal) – Directed by Rubaiyat Hossain
REPRESENT (USA) – Directed by Hillary Bachelder
RIFIFI (France) – Directed by Jules Dassin
THE ARTIST’S WIFE (USA) – Directed by Tom Dolby
TOTALLY F***ED UP (USA) Directed by Gregg Araki

(Click here for details on Features)

SHORT FILMS

ABUELOS (USA/Mexico) – Directed by Rodrigo Reyes
BITTEN (USA) – Directed by Sarah K. Reimers
CORKED (USA) – Directed by Lori Shockley
DIEORAMA (USA) – Directed by Kevin Staake
FIVE FOOT 280 (USA) – Directed by Joshua Harding & Matt Klug
I’M HAPPY, I PROMISE (USA) – Directed by Mimi Cave
STICKER (Macedonia) – Directed by Georgi M. Unkovski
THE MUSIC VIDEO (Canada) – Directed by Camille Poirier
THE WEB OPERA, Episode 3 (USA) – Directed by Kate Jopson – AVFF ALUM

26.2 TO LIFE: THE SAN QUENTIN PRISON MARATHON (USA) – Directed by Christine Yoo

(Click here for details on Shorts)

PANELS / Q&As

Panel: Opening Night! RIFIFI with Jil Hales & Kathryn Hecht
Q&A: FRUIT FLY – 10th Anniversary (with Director H.P. Mendoza and guests)
Panel: Trans Representation in the Media (with writer/activist Chelsea Rose, Dr. Susan Stryker, Sonoma County activist Cash Martinez, and political strategist Aria Sa’id)
Panel: TOTALLY F***ED UP and New Queer Cinema (With Kino Lorber’s David Ninh, Awards Watch’s Erik Anderson, UCLA Professor Joshua Guzman, and writer/activist Chealse Rose)
Q&A: MADE IN BANGLADESH (with Director Rubaiyat Hossain)
Panel: A PLACE TO BREATHE and Equity in Healthcare (with Director Michelle Grace Steinberg, Healthcare Foundation’s Kim Bender and TBA)
Panel: 26.2 TO LIFE: THE SAN QUENTIN PRISON MARATHON – A Film in Progress (with Director Christine Yoo, Coaches Frank Ruona & Diana Fitzpatrick, and film subject Markelle Taylor)
Panel: Saturday Night Love with Short Film Filmmakers!
Panel: Meet the Student Filmmakers! 
Q&A: REPRESENT (with Director Hillary Bachelder and film subjects Myya Jones, Julie Cho, and Bryn Bird)
Panel: Closing Night! Social Justice Storytelling + Filmmaking Awards (with Hillary Bachelder, Jessica Congdon, and H.P. Mendoza)  

(Click here for details on Panels)          

Passholders will receive an email invitation to our state-of-the-art screening portal as soon as the portal is ready. One login will provide you access to all the films, and you can watch from your computer or your TV.

RIFIFI, our opening night film, will be available Wednesday, 9/23 at 9AM. All other films will be available for viewing on Thursday, 9/24 at 9AM. Films remain availble until the portal closes on Sunday, 9/27 at 10PM.

Click here for a downloadable brochure.

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Valette25% of Valette wine sales using code AVFS will be donated back to AVFS!http://valettewines.com/
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Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce
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