A Tribute to Our Members
Thursday, May 31, 7:00 pm, Festival Tent
Kick off the festivities a day early at this special Members screening of the Short Films Program as we raise a glass to the people who make the Mendocino Film Festival possible. Enjoy fine wine from Scharffenberger Cellars and gourmet popcorn at this sneak preview for our most dedicated Festival supporters. Proudly sponsored by Scharffenberger Cellars.
Opening Art Reception
Thursday, May 31, 5:00pm – 7:00pm, Oddfellows Hall
Join us for a special opening reception celebrating the creative spirit in all media. We are proud to present the works of our Featured Guest Artists, Spencer Brewer and Larry Fuente, and our Official Mendocino Film Festival Photographers
And Chef Showcase for Members and Sponsors
Friday, June 1, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Hill House Inn
Top chefs preparing small bites from locally-sourced ingredients. world-class wine, creative cocktails, craft spirits, and beer. Filmmakers and special guests from around the world. One amazing night, as we welcome our celebrities and special guests to experience Mendocino at its best. Celebrate another season of the Mendocino Film Festival at this exclusive Member and Sponsor event, proudly sponsored by Pamela Hudson Real Estate
Sunday, June 3 5:30 pm, Festival Tent
Join us as we conclude another wonderful year and celebrate our homegrown talent with Reel Mendo, a showcase of Mendocino filmmakers.
Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Festival Headquarters
Stop by the Filmmaker Lounge, upstairs at Festival Headquarters on the corner of Kasten & Ukiah streets, for refreshments and treats, starting at 9 am every morning with coffee and pastries at the Breakfast Club. Chat with filmmakers and special guests between films and admire the wood, stone, glass, and floral elements on display from local artisans. Proudly sponsored by Mendo Realty of Mendocino.
Coffee Klatch: Women Filmmakers Panel
Saturday, June 2 at 9:00 a.m. Oddfellows Hall, Mendocino
Kimberly Reed—Dark Money director
Morgan Capps– Meow Wolf director
Alexandra Renzo– Meow Wolf producer
Jenny Murray— ¡Las Sandinistas! director
Meryl Goldsmith–Love Gilda, producer
Lisa Merton– Burned: Are Trees the New Coal co-director
Rebecca Odes—Co-founder of Cherry Picks, a digital brand/website dedicated to the female critical voice
Members, Volunteers, & Invited Guests
Sunday, June 3, 7:00 pm, Festival Tent
Following Reel Mendo, enjoy one last hurrah with the festival crew and partake in music, dancing, refreshments, and camaraderie as we celebrate the conclusion to another wonderful year. Proudly sponsored by Mendo Lake Credit Union.