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‘Future Weather’ wins narrative prize at Napa Valley fest

Sophomore Northern California event picks 'Plimpton!' as best doc

The Napa Valley Film Festival, which wrapped its second edition Sunday after seeing attendance increase 50%, awarded its $10,000 narrative feature prize to “Future Weather.”

Directed by Jenny Deller, the Philadelphia area-shot drama stars Amy Madigan and Lili Taylor. The audience award for narrative feature went to “Any Day Now,” written and directed by Travis Fine.

Also winning magnums of wine from Napa Valley vintners were “Plimpton! Starring George Plimpton as Himself” for documentary and “Rising From Ashes,” which drew the audience documentary feature nod.

Special jury awards also went to Madeline Zima and Joel David Moore for their performances in “Stuck” and to Alan Cumming for his perf in “Any Day Now.”

Fest, held in the towns of Napa, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga, honored Cumming, Imogen Poots, James Marsden and Adam Driver at its celebrity tribute program.

The short film jury prize was shared by “My Name Is Your First Love” and “The Pact,” with a special shorts jury award for social impact to Rodrigo Garcia’s “Put It in a Book.”

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