Thu, Oct 19|
Middleburg Film Festival 2023
Time & Location
Oct 19, 7:00 PM – Oct 22, 7:00 PM
Middleburg, 300 W Washington St, Middleburg, VA 20117, USA
About the event
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The Middleburg Film Festival, now in it's 11th year, offers four days of fantastic films in a spectacular setting, only 30 minutes from Dulles International Airport and just one hour from Washington, D.C. A carefully curated selection of narrative and documentary films screen in intimate theatre environments, followed by fascinating conversations with world-renowned filmmakers, actors, and other special guests. The films include festival favorites, world and regional premieres, first-class foreign films, and Oscar contenders.
MFF 2022 featured a record number of 45 films including: Best Picture EVERYTHING, EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE, Best International Feature ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, THE WHALE, GLASS ONION: A KNIVES OUT MYSTERY, SOMEWHERE IN QUEENS, THE WOMAN KING, TAR, SHE SAID, THE BANSHEES OF INISHERIN, WOMEN TALKING, WHITE NOISE, EMPIRE OF LIGHT, DEVOTION, TILL, ARMAGEDDON TIME, NANNY, LIVING, THE WONDER, CLOSE, CAUSEWAY, GOOD NIGHT OPPY, DESCENDANT, ALL THAT BREATHES, LOUIS ARMSTRONG: BLACK AND BLUES, and TURN EVERY PAGE.
Honorees and special guests included Oscar-winning Best Actor BRENDAN FRASER, Oscar-winning writer-director EDWARD BERGER, actor STEPHANIE HSU, director GINA PRINCE-BYTHEWOOD, writer-director NOAH BAUMBACH, writer-director FLORIAN ZELLER, screenwriter SAMUEL D. HUNTER, actors MICHEAL WARD, DOLLY DE LEON, and ANNA DIOP, film composers MICHAEL ABELS, KRIS BOWERS, MARK ISHAM, TERENCE BLANCHARD and CHARLES FOX, film editors BOB DUCSAY and TERILYN SHROPSHIRE.
Other special events include conversations with filmmakers and actors in intimate settings, master classes, concerts featuring the work of renowned composers and songwriters, tastings at local wineries and breweries, and great parties!
Festival attendees can also experience the natural beauty, food, wine, and warm hospitality of Middleburg during morning hikes and horseback rides through the glorious Piedmont countryside… wine tastings at local vineyards... strolling and shopping along historic Main Street … and enjoying delicious cuisine and beverages at local restaurants.
Word is definitely spreading that Middleburg is the place to be during Oscar season. –RogerEbert.com
"…the four-day festival has become one of the most interesting (and influential) on the road winding toward the Academy Awards." –Town and Country Magazine