News Archives - Mendocino Film Festival

Cheer on our Oscar Nominees this Sunday!

By Kira Wojack on Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 in News.

  Our Mendocino Film Festival Oscar Contenders We are thrilled to announce that Piper and Pearl will both be part of our 2017 Short Films Program! Please join us in cheering on our Oscar contenders Piper, Pearl, and Life, Animated at the 89th Academy Awards this Sunday.  And, speaking of the 12th Annual Mendocino Film Festival, our Members recently enjoyed an […]


Short Films: Then & Now

By Kira Wojack on Monday, February 6th, 2017 in News.

This Presidents’ Weekend, we invite you to join us for Short Films: Then and Now, three days of screenings and events at Matheson Performing Arts Center, Friday, February 17 through Sunday, February 19. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Mendocino High School Multimedia Arts Program.  Screening on Saturday at 4:00 pm and 8:00 […]


“Short Films: Then & Now” to screen over Presidents’ Weekend

By Kira Wojack on Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 in News, Uncategorized.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10, 2017 Contact: Kira Wojack marketing@mendocinofilmfestival.org (707) 937-0171 Images available upon request   Mendocino Film Festival announces slate for special Presidents’ Weekend Program Line-up includes silent films accompanied by live music, “Only Human” short films program   MENDOCINO, CA – The Mendocino Film Festival will bring three days of screenings and […]


Announcing our 2017 Program Director

By Kira Wojack on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 in News, Uncategorized.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 15, 2016 Contact: Kira Wojack Marketing@MendocinoFilmFestival.org (707) 937-0171 MendocinoFilmFestival.org Images available upon request   President of LA Film Critics Association joins Mendocino Film Festival as 2017 Program Director   MENDOCINO, CA – The Mendocino Film Festival has announced Claudia Puig, the president of the Los Angeles Film Critics Association and a […]


All Aboard the Polar Express

By Kira Wojack on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 in News.

                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17, 2016 Contact: Kira Wojack marketing@mendocinofilmfestival.org (707) 937-0171 Images available upon request Next Stop: The Polar Express Mendocino Film Festival announces special screening of popular holiday film MENDOCINO, CA – The Mendocino Film Festival has announced a special holiday screening of The Polar […]


Brewmaster Benefit Dinner and Screening

By Kira Wojack on Thursday, October 6th, 2016 in News, Uncategorized.

The Ballad of Fred Hersch screens as part of a Brewmaster Benefit Dinner for the Mendocino Film Festival on Thursday, October 13. Please join us at The Sequoia Room at North Coast Brewing Company at 6:30 pm for a four-course dinner artfully paired with North Coast Brewing Company’s best brews and this remarkable film. All […]


Ready, Fest, Go! Your Guide to Festival Weekend

By Kira Wojack on Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 in News, Uncategorized.

  Ready, Fest, Go! We just wrapped up our Cinema in the Vineyards program, and we’re heading full speed ahead into Festival Weekend, starting tonight with our Special Members Screening. Opening Night is tomorrow, and we can’t wait to share some amazing films, special events and spotlight programs, and celebrations. It promises to be a weekend to remember! […]


It’s Getting Reel: The Festival is Here

By Kira Wojack on Friday, May 27th, 2016 in News, Uncategorized.

It’s Getting Reel Roll out the red carpet! The Mendocino Film Festival has arrived, and we kick off the festivities this weekend with Cinema in the Vineyards in Philo, followed by spectacular plans for next weekend, June 2-5, as we celebrate Festival Weekend in Mendocino Village, Fort Bragg, Willits, and Point Arena. Watch our Festival […]


BREAKING NEWS: Metallica’s Robert Trujillo to Attend Eleventh Annual Mendocino Film Festival June 2-5

By Kira Wojack on Wednesday, May 25th, 2016 in News.

Metallica’s Robert Trujillo slated to attend the 2016 Mendocino Film Festival We are beyond thrilled to announce that Robert Trujillo, the bassist from Metallica (previously of Suicidal Tendencies) and producer and writer of 2016 Mendocino Film Festival Selection Jaco, will be in attendance at the Eleventh Annual Mendocino Film Festival, June 2-5, 2016. Regarding his […]


First Look at our 2016 Program

By Michael fox on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 in News.

  Eleventh Annual May 27-29 & June 2-5 We are proud to present this First Look at the Eleventh Annual Mendocino Film Festival, our most international and award-winning program yet, featuring three Oscar nominees (two winners) and three films that recently premiered at Sundance. Download a PDF of our 2016 Official Selections, watch our trailer […]