North Hollywood, CA (The Hollywood Times) 9/21/19 – The 19th annual Valley Film Festival (VFF) announces its program, festival HQ at The ALL3Y, and continues to prove why it is #UnitedByFilm.
The OG of film festivals in The Valley returns with a nine-day showcase of over 60 of the best independent films, from the (818) and from around the world, live music, panels, and more, September 21 – September 29, 2019 at The ALL3Y Studios and Laemmle NoHo 7 in the NoHo Arts District. Tickets are $15 and available now at ValleyFilmFest.com.
Opening the 19th festival on September 25 is the West Coast premiere of STRIVE, a drama directed by Robert Rippberger, starring Joi Campbell and Danny Glover. LITTLE BLACK LIE, shot entirely in the (818) and directed by Todd Theman, closes the festival with its world premiere on September 29.
In addition to film screenings, The Valley Film Festival is taking over ALL3Y Studios, September 21-29, and transforming the historic space into a hub that will include live music, professional development panels, wellness seminars, a distribution market, and literary salon. A few artists that have already signed on include Wolfgang Glattes, author of Memories of La La Land, multi-guitar project, The String Revolution, and music supervisor Jon Houlihan (Deadpool, Atomic Blonde, Austin Powers). A complete schedule of events and guest speakers will be added to the festival’s website over the next week.
As seasoned veterans in L.A.’s film community, The Valley Film Festival also continues to lead by example by encouraging the use of the hashtag #UnitedByFilm on social media to bring awareness to conscious programming amongst viewers and creatives alike.
“We’re thrilled to be able to offer our local and visiting filmmakers a dedicated creative space to call home,” said VFF’s founder, Tracey Adlai. “Having all of our special events at The ALL3Y allows us to emphasize the “fest” in “festival” and demonstrate how we are #UnitedByFilm, while providing filmmakers quality face-to-face time with their peers.”
The Festival remains fully committed to supporting local independent production by showcasing a record 60% made by Angelenos, Vals, and shot in or about the glamorous San Fernando Valley, while continuing to promote diverse films from around the world, with films from Australia, Canada, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Russian Federation, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
VFF welcomes you to immerse yourself in impactful stories and events unique to our dedication to local and international film lovers, September 21-29, in the NoHo Arts District, with daily programming at The ALL3Y Studios (https://all3y.org/)and screenings at the Laemmle NoHo 7 (https://www.laemmle.com/theater/noho-7), September 25-29. Tickets are $15. For more information and tickets, visit ValleyFilmFest.com.
ABOUT THE VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL:
The Valley Film Festival (VFF) supports local and international voices that advance storytelling, while furthering the education, production, and exhibition of film. VFF has been showcasing great content for 19 years and is an all-volunteer non-profit project of Community Partners.