You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

‘August: Osage County’ to Open Napa Valley Film Festival

The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock and Farrell on the red carpet for the screening.

“Access Hollywood”s Billy Bush will host the third annual Celebrity Tribute Program on Nov. 15. He’ll conduct onstage interviews with festival honorees, Hancock and the fest’s Rising Stars, Dianna Agron and Miles Teller.

A luncheon honoring the women behind the films “Anita” and “Sewing Hope” will be held on the eve of the fest’s end. The event will raise funds for the NVFF’s ongoing education and outreach programs. A screening of Stephen Frears’ “Philomena,” starring Judi Dench and Steve Coogan, will follow.

Other red carpet screenings include “Nebraska,” “One Chance” and “The Immigrant.”

Justin Chadwick’s “Long Walk to Freedom,” with Idris Elba and Naomie Harris, will close the five-day fest on Nov. 17.

More Film

  • NMHC Impact Awards

    Aubrey Plaza, NHMC President Call Out Under-Representation of Latinos at Impact Awards

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

  • Emma Chambers'HOW DO YOU WANT ME'

    'Notting Hill' Actress Emma Chambers Dies at 53

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

  • Las herederas The Heiresses

    Berlin Double Silver Bear Winner 'The Heiresses' Sells Major Territories (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

  • Touch Me Not

    Berlin Festival Awards: 'Touch Me Not' Wins Golden Bear for Best Film

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

  • Dovlatov

    Berlin: Netflix, Multiple Foreign Distributors Take Alpha Violet’s ‘Dovlatov’

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

  • Black Panther

    Box Office: 'Black Panther' to Snag More Than $100 Million in Second Weekend

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

  • Baz Luhrmann

    Olympic Figure Skating Revives 'Moulin Rouge' and Baz Luhrmann Is Loving It (EXCLUSIVE)

    The Napa Valley Film Festival unveiled its slate of 125 films. Fest will open on Nov. 13 with John Wells’ adaptation of Tracy Letts’ play “August: Osage County,” starring Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts (pictured above). John Lee Hancock’s “Saving Mr. Banks,” starring Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson and Colin Farrell, will also unspool with Hancock […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content