Wednesday, May 29, 5-7pm, Heritage House Resort Sponsors, VIP Members, and Invited Guests
Sponsors and VIP Members kick-off the festivities a day early and enjoy hors-d’oeuvres prepared by the Heritage House Inn Chef Fredy Diaz and wine poured by Seebass Winery. Music provided by the Dorian May Trio. For more information on invitations, call (707) 937-0171. Proudly sponsored and hosted by the Heritage House Inn.
A Tribute to Our Members
Thursday, May 30, 7:00 pm, Festival Tent
members, Sponsors, And Invited Guests
Be the first to screen the Short Films Program: Friend or Foe at this special Members’ event, as we raise a glass to the people who make the Mendocino Film Festival possible. Enjoy fine wine from Scharffenberger Cellars at this sneak preview for our most dedicated Festival supporters. More details on the Festival Membership program can be found here. Proudly sponsored by Kemgas.
Friday, May 31, 5-7pm, Hill House Inn
Members, Sponsors And Invited Guests
Celebrate the opening night of the 14th Annual Mendocino Film Festival at this exclusive Member and Sponsor event. Enjoy small bites prepared by our top local chefs, locally produced world-class wine, creative cocktails, craft spirits, and beer, accompanied by the Dorian May Quartet. Proudly sponsored by Pamela Hudson Real Estate.
Saturday, June 1, 5-7pm, Noyo Harbor Inn,
Fort Bragg Filmmakers And Special Guests
Enjoy this exclusive filmmaker event in the charming setting of the Noyo Harbor Inn, overlooking the harbor and mouth of the Noyo River in Fort Bragg. Creative appetizers by Fabrice Dubuc served with some of the very best wines in Mendocino: Goldeneye, Domaine Anderson, Fathers and Daughters Cellars, Panthea Winery, and Navarro Vineyards. Shuttle service provided by Sport Chrysler Jeep Dodge. For more information on invitations, call (707) 937-0171. Catered, hosted and proudly sponsored by Noyo Harbor Inn
May 30 – June 2, 9am-5pm, 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.
Mendo After Dark
Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2
All Day – Last Call
After the last screening of the day, head over to Dick’s Place or Patterson’s Pub for more revelry and some local flavor. Or, continue your film festival experience with a visit to the Smithwood tasting room on Main Street, for a special bubbly treat and high end 1920’s inspired lingerie by Farr West, the designer featured in the hit HBO show Boardwalk Empire. In Fort Bragg, drop in at the Golden West Saloon, Piaci’s Pub, or the North Coast Brewing Company Tap Room. Socialize at these unofficial after-parties and chat about the day’s screenings as we continue the celebration until closing time.
Sunday, June 2, 7:00 pm, Festival Tent
Members, Volunteers, & Invited Guests
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 festival and present this year’s Audience Choice Award. The party just got better with paella by Karina’s Catering! Proudly sponsored by Community First Credit Union.