October 1, 2008

Mill Valley Film Festival Features Women

The 31st annual Mill Valley Film Festival kicks off tomorrow night with Dakota Fanning and The Secret Life of Bees.

Other women and women's films on the agenda include:
Sally Hawkins in Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky
A tribute to Swedish actress Harriet Andersson who starred in Ingmar Bergman films
Wendy and Lucy starring Michelle Williams directed by Kelly Reichardt
Lemon Tree- "Two women face off in a conflict over a lemon grove bordering the West Bank and Israel."
Taking Root- the doc about the Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Mathai
A salute to Alfre Woodard and a screening of her new film American Violet, where she plays a mom fighting racism in Texas.

More info: Mill Valley Film Fest