Thursday, September 25, 2008
Mill Valley Film Festival also known as the "filmmakers' festival" is been conducted every year, which offers a prestigious, high-profile, and non-competitive atmosphere perfect for celebrating the most excellent in independent and global cinema.
This Film Festival was founded in 1978 by MVFF Director Mark Fishkin, the Festival has an traditionally remarkable track record for initiation new films and the careers of fresh film makers and is famous for the excellence of its programming.
As the one and only major film festival in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Mill Valley Film Festival is also an main industry resource - both for its prominence on films that have not yet available to the US distribution and for all the launches and northern California Academy Awards campaigns. It is also a major attraction to the tourists.
As the Bay Area always being the significant advertise for independent and global film, and MVFF always provides a opportunity for introducing new films to West coast audiences. For the film makers, audiences and the industry professionals alike, it's always being the perfect environment for film.
The Film festival is presented by the California Film Institute, the 30th Festival will be between October 2 - 12, 2008 at the Cine Arts at Sequoia and 142 Throckmorton Theatre (Mill Valley) and at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center (San Rafael).
Friday, September 19, 2008
The Association of Bay Area Government (ABAG) administered San Francisco Estuary Project (SFEP) has joined up with Save The Bay to celebrate the Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Regional Shoreline Park, which is located at the southern end of San Leandro Bay in the Oakland Estuary (Doolittle Drive and Swan Way). The event will Begin at 9 a.m. and the volunteers are asked to stage near Arrowhead Marsh at the wooden Observation Tower. The Cleanup activities will last until noon and will be concluded with a brief ceremony to mark the significance of the day’s activities. One of the significance of this coastal clean up day is to attract the people having San Francisco tours. Volunteers will also receive their own personal reusable canvas handbags from SFEP as an ongoing reminder to reduce the usage of plastic bags.