Under the radar films at Mill Valley Film Festival

The Mill Valley Film Festival lineup is completely stacked this year, from top to bottom, with Oscar-worthy films (“La La Land”), future blockbusters (“Arrival”) and acclaimed foreign gems (“Fire at Sea”). The film festival’s lineup even competes with the year-end monsters such as Toronto International Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival
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This week in arts

Film This Friday afternoon, at 3 p.m., the Berkeley Art Museum is hosting Film Forward, a colloquium on the state of film education, curation and criticism. Prominent Bay Area film personalities will be on the panel, including independent filmmakers Tiffany Shlain (“Connected”) and Barry Jenkins (“Medicine for Melancholy”), film journalists
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