Coming soon to Mill Valley Film Festival (Oct. 5 – 15)

Women’s Film Institute is proud to be a community partner at this year’s Mill Valley Film Festival and co-present the following films:

Mr. Roosevelt
– After escaping the “velvet rut” of Austin to pursue a comedy career in LA, Emily returns to deal with a cat—and life—crisis. Writer-director Noël Wells (Master of None) stars in Mr. Roosevelt, her endearingly weird and funny debut, an autobiographical ode to 21st-century twenty something angst, the winner of audience and jury awards at SXSW.

Date/time/location: Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 9:15 PM at Century Larkspur
Date/time/location: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 PM
at CinéArts Sequoia

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I Still Hide To Smoke is the debut feature from Franco-Algerian director and playwright Rayhana, featuring an all-female cast. In this tight, tense, and riveting drama, award-winning actress Hiam Abbass (In Syria; The Lemon Tree, MVFF 2008) is a head masseuse at an Algerian women’s hammam (bathhouse) that serves as both warm sanctuary and steamy political crucible for a group of culturally and religiously diverse women over the course one momentous day. In Arabic and French.

Date/time/location: Monday, Oct. 9 at 4 PM at Smith Rafael Film Center
Date/time/location: Tuesday, Oct. 10 at 11:15 AM at CinéArts Sequoia

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