It’s been three months since movie theaters have been allowed to let patrons see a movie on the big screen. In the North Bay, cinemas...
The new program offers everything from hip hop to filmmaking.
The Alexander Valley Film Society has launched a Shelter in Place series featuring live Q&As with movie stars like Ron Livingston of "Office Space" and his wife and fellow actor Rosemarie DeWitt.
Series kicks of June 6 with screening of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
Seven weeks of online classes encompass film, music, theater and more
Creative Sonoma’s new web calendar for virtual events offers “one-stop shopping.”
Aims to increase representation of Cloverdale, north county
A month ago, all of Sonoma County’s “public life” was put off limits. No schools, locked parks, barricaded beaches, no dining out or casual shopping trips. Gathering places where conversations
How do you bring people together in a time when everyone is being told to remain distant from one another? That is a question that Kathryn Hecht, executive director and
Wow! Two thumbs up and extra kudos to everyone out there who's getting hella creative in coming up with truly cool things to do while we are all stuck safe at home during shelter in place.This list includes ways to stretch your minds and bodies with ev...
While movie theaters remain closed during the shelter-in-place ordeal, local film purveyors are taking to the web to screen movies for those who are hunkering...
Two weeks ago I was running from theater to theater with my all access pass to take in as many films as possible. Currently, I am sitting in the dark, cuddled under my coziest sweats and all the av…
The 5th annual event will screen 33 feature, documentary and short films over four days.
The Alexander Valley Film Festival is coming back to north county for its fifth year on Oct. 17.
Healdsburg rounds out delights downtown
We are delighted that our very own Programs Manager, Lizbeth Perez, is the chosen recipient of the 2019 Alexander Valley Film Society (AVFS) Jackie Hoffner Heart & Hope Award. This award was created when AVFS lost a founding member of its organization...
Full Circle Cinema aims to promote digital media literacy
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The 26th Annual Cloverdale Car & Motorcycle Show, presented by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, is fast approaching on Saturday, Sept 7. It will be preceded by a classic downtown
Willie Nelson tops the list of big name performers heading to Sonoma County in the coming days. Music not your thing? There's monster trucks, dance and much, much more.
Alexander Valley Film Society's fifth annual fundraising gala celebrated the Oscars at Soda Rock Winery in Healdsburg on Sunday.
#XLBossLady Kathryn Hecht is the executive director of the Alexander Valley Film Festival and is revolutionizing film in Sonoma.
Executive Director of the Alexander Valley Film Festival, Kathryn Hehct, shares what she is most excited about, what happened last year due to the wildfires, the films and special guests that will be participating, the different
Malinalli Lopez is a storyteller who specializes in stories no one else tries to tell.
Kathryn Hecht & the Alexander Valley Film Society "I'm so pleased with the way this year is coming together," says Kathryn Hecht, founder and executive...
Moving and inspiring first-person accounts from Sonoma County residents affected by the North Bay fires.
Celebrate cinema at film festivals in Sebastopol, Napa and the Alexander Valley. Here’s what to watch.
Festival focuses on heroes, overcoming obstacles
From “RBG” to “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” to “Three Identical Strangers,” here’s how to see some of the amazing crop of 2018 documentaries.
Editor’s Pick: How wonderful — with the emphasis on “wonder” — that the Alexander Valley Film Society has created a way for the community to watch drive-in movies. Get in
In just a few weeks Healdsburg and the surrounding areas will be celebrating the 2016 Alexander Valley Film Festival #AVFF2016. Hosted by Sandy Erickson...
Fall is officially here. Here's how to make the most of your October. ART + EXHIBITSOct. 6-16: The Mill Valley Film Festival, Mill ValleyThe California Film Institute presents the 39th Mill Valley Film Festival this month. The 11-day event will feature...
The 2nd Annual Alexander Valley Film Festival, presented by the Alexander Valley Film Society, will take place Oct. 20-23 at venues in Healdsburg, Geyserville and Cloverdale.
Find some fun this weekend with these upcoming events around Sonoma County.
From tattoos and blues to an all-male beauty pageant, Sonoma County is the place to be this week.
The Alexander Valley Film Society is bringing Hollywood glamour to Sonoma County with the third annual Red Carpet Evening, a fundraising gala and celebration of the 89th Academy Awards®. Guests
By bringing top-notch pubic events to our vibrant small city a special community composed of the events’ leaders, volunteers and supporters (plus the visitors their successes attract!) regularly creates many signs of love. February’s calendar especiall...
Alexander Valley Film Fest embraces diversity
The 2nd annual Alexander Valley Film Festival will screen everything from classics to indie darlings in Cloverdale, Geyserville and Healdsburg.
Here's what's happening in your Sonoma County town this week.
When the original ‘Invasion of the Body Snatchers’ was released in 1956, America was a country of sock-hops, soda jerks and drive-in movies. Now, more...
Pod People and the culture of dissent in the Trump era
Supporters of the Alexander Valley Film Society’s re-launched educational programming took to the red carpet in high glam style before enjoying a dramatic show on the big screen at The Clover Theater.
From star and Pinot parties, to Monty Python musicals and comedy shows, there's a lot of fun to be had in Sonoma County in October.
Concerns about dogs, blanket hogs
Sonoma County moves into fall festival season with music, art, wine, food and more.
A new bar named the Sawmill Saloon will open within the Copper Towers Complex in Cloverdale.
The Alexander Valley Film Society (AVFS) is putting on its fifth drive-in movie event, featuring the 1986, John Hughes classic “Ferris Buller’s Day Off,” on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the
Alexander Valley Film Festival turns into fire-relief benefit