Raymond Vineyards: The Original Napa Valley Trailblazer

Raymond Vineyards was one of the original trailblazers of the Napa Valley, and that entrepreneurial, pioneering spirit that the winery was founded on lives on today under the vision of Jean Charles Boisset. Raymond’s history starts as just like most American success stories start — with an immigrant who has a dream of coming [...]

By | 2017-10-30T12:59:12+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Michael Stuhlbarg — The Transformative Character Actor

Michael Stuhlbarg, receiving the NVFF17 Charles Krug Spotlight Tribute, is quite the chameleonic actor. So much so, that the Los Angeles Times wrote an article in 2015 titled “Michael Stuhlbarg might be the most popular actor you don't recognize,” in which they praised his ability to perfectly morph into any character he is tasked [...]

By | 2017-11-07T07:42:59+00:00 October 29th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Michael Shannon: The Trailblazer of his Generation

Two-Oscar nominations, a Tony win, 60 movies, 40 plays, and 5 seasons of a critically acclaimed TV series — Michael Shannon is the definition of a trailblazer. Because of this, we are pleased to announce Michael Shannon will receive the Raymond Vineyards Trailblazer Tribute at our Celebrity Tributes Program on Thursday, November 9. Known [...]

By | 2017-10-28T12:30:23+00:00 October 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

40 Years in the Making — The Magic Music Movie

For many, there’s always an artist that we find at the perfect moments in our lives. We listen to their music, and it just connects with us perfectly. Emotionally, and spiritually even, the music has captured something beautiful and perfect about life. We absolutely know this band is going to “make it big.” There’s [...]

By | 2017-10-27T16:09:30+00:00 October 27th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Lexus Donates 1,000 Tickets to Victims of the Valley Fires

This year, NVFF’s Presenting Sponsor Lexus will be generously donating 1,000 free tickets to those impacted by the Valley fires. These tickets can be picked up at the Community Resources Office at the Local Assistance Center (LAC) in downtown Napa. Each ticket is valid for 1 of the 10 film screenings below. Please note, reselling of [...]

By | 2017-10-27T14:57:05+00:00 October 27th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Experience NVFF17 at Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

This summer, the Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) proudly revealed its nine unique screening venues playing host to 124 films and Q&As featured at the festival.  Today, we’d like to shine a spotlight on our most intimate screening location – The Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch.  Nestled north of Napa in beautiful St. Helena, [...]

By | 2017-10-30T17:24:11+00:00 October 26th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Will Ferrell, The Triple Threat

Triple Threat: Someone in a particular field who exhibits three skills that are necessary to excel. For this year's Caldwell Vineyard Maverick Tribute Will Ferrell, these “triple threat” skills are unique, thought-provoking, and hilarious. As a comedian, Ferrell has starred in some of the biggest comedies of the last 20 years. His standout performances [...]

By | 2017-10-25T12:54:16+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

The NVFF17 Culinary Theater Schedule

Join us at this year’s NVFF Culinary Theater at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA)’s new facility, the CIA at Copia in downtown Napa. Directors, documentary subjects and actors from our festival films are paired with local CIA and guest chefs as well as wine experts and Sommeliers to cook up a variety of [...]

By | 2017-10-24T14:14:56+00:00 October 24th, 2017|Festival|0 Comments

Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Humanitarian Tributes — Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed

This year, Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed will receive the Napa Valley Film Festival's Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch Humanitarian Tribute. While both actors have been involved in widely successful television shows and movies (Ian starred in Lost and The Vampire Diaries; Nikki had roles in Twilight and Sleepy Hollow), Ian and Nikki also dedicate their time [...]

By | 2017-10-24T09:12:07+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Festival|1 Comment

Napa Valley Film Festival announces 2017 Education & Outreach Programs

The Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is proud to announce its 7th year of Education and Outreach events for students, including the popular INSPIRE field trip and the highly anticipated Filmmakers-in-the-Schools programs. Kicking off the week on Monday, November 6th, NVFF will showcase a full day of back-to-back documentary films for 1,200 Napa [...]

By | 2017-10-19T17:29:58+00:00 October 19th, 2017|News|0 Comments
NVFF18 • NOV 7 - 11

NVFF18 • NOV 7 – 11