Moore revealed its Color of the
Year 2020 as First Light 2102-70
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celebrations in both New York City and Toronto, this much-anticipated
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selected First Light 2102-70 as our Color of the Year 2020 to
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found under one roof. Ten harmonious hues have been selected to guide
us into the next 10 years and beyond, the Benjamin Moore Color Trends
2020 palette features:
Color Trends 2020 palette plays an integral role
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learn more about the Benjamin Moore Color of the Year and Color
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Festival to open with “Just Mercy,” close with World Premiere of “Verticals”
The ninth annualNapa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) has announced its film line-up, including Opening and Closing Night screenings. NVFF returns this fall with its five-day festival showcasing the year’s best new independent films, November 13-17. Organizers will showcase Napa Valley’s finest food and wine at all special events, including the Festival Gala, VIP receptions and Vintner Circle dinners, and will feature a lively series of filmmaker-chef collaborative demonstrations at the Monogram Appliances Demonstration Kitchen at the Oxbow Commons in downtown Napa. The seven screening venues located throughout the Valley include the Archer Hotel Napa, the historic Cameo Cinema, the CIA at Copia, Charles Krug Winery, Lincoln Theater, Native Sons, and the Uptown Theatre.
are excited to release another eclectic selection of highly-curated
comedies and dramas from established and emerging filmmakers,”
said Napa Valley Film Festival CEO Tom Tardio. “These films
consist of inspiring and compelling stories that will thoroughly
engage and entertain our festival-goers. At the intersections of
film, food, and wine, the festival continues to deliver tremendously
unique and exclusive experiences that only a world-class destination
such as Napa Valley can provide and only that NVFF can deliver.”
Preview Night, Opening Night and Closing Night
will kick off with their Sneak Preview Night on Tuesday,
November 12 with a special presentation of 20th Century Fox’s
Ford v Ferrari. The film is inspired by the remarkable
true story of visionary American car designer Carroll Shelby and the
fearless British driver Ken Miles. Directed by James Mangold, the
film stars Matt Damon, Christian Bale, Jon Bernthal, Caitriona Balfe,
Tracy Letts, Josh Lucas, Noah Jupe, Remo Girone and Ray McKinnon.
festival’s official Opening Night film on Wednesday,
November 13 is Warner Bros.’ Just Mercy, a powerful and
thought-provoking true story following young lawyer Bryan Stevenson
and his history-making battle for justice. The film is directed by
Destin Daniel Cretton and stars Michael B. Jordan, Brie Larson and
the festival on Sunday, November 17 is SOMMTV’s world
premiere of Verticals, a series that showcases Napa
Valley winemakers and the human condition through a bottle of wine.
This premiere is also the launch of SOMMTV, the first food and wine
dedicated streaming platform. The series is directed by Jason Wise.
(Neon) – Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a
toll on prison warden, Bernadine Williams. The emotional wedge in
her marriage grows and memories of a recently botched execution
plague her daily. As she prepares to end the life of another inmate,
Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her
job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned
to execute. Directed by Chinonye Chukwu and starring Alfre Woodard,
Aldis Hodge, Wendell Price, Richard Schiff and Danielle Brooks.
of a Lady on Fire (Neon) – In 1760 France, Marianne is
commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young
woman who has just left the convent. Marianne arrives under the
guise of companionship with the reluctant bride-to-be, observing
Héloïse by day and secretly painting her by firelight at night. As
the two women orbit one another, intimacy and attraction grow as
they share Héloïse’s first moments of freedom. Héloïse’s
portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their
love. Directed by Céline Sciamma and starring Noémie Merlant and
The Stars (Samuel Goldwyn Films) – Iris, a bespectacled
and reclusive teen living in a god-fearing Oklahoma town in the
1960s, endures the booze-induced antics of her mother and daily
doses of bullying from her classmates. She finds solace in Maggie,
the charismatic and enigmatic new girl at school, who hones in on
Iris’s untapped potential and coaxes her out of her shell. When
Maggie’s mysterious past can no longer be suppressed, the small
community is thrown into a state of panic, leaving Maggie to take
potentially drastic measures and inciting Iris to stand up for her
friend and herself. Directed by Martha Stephens and starring Kara
Hayward, Liana Liberato, Malin Akerman, Tony Hale, Shea Whigham and
Zero (Amazon Studios) – In a tiny Georgia town in 1977, a
motherless girl named Christmas Flint dreams of life beyond the
confines of her trailer-park home and hopes to make contact with
outer space. When Christmas learns that the winners of the annual
Birdie Scout Jamboree talent contest will be included on a recording
to be sent into space for posterity, she tries to join the local
Scouts troop. When she is rejected by the snobbish group of girls
and their uptight leader Miss Massey, Christmas rallies a group of
elementary-school outliers to start their own chapter. Troop Zero is
an endearing and magical tale of friendship and individuality.
Directed by Bert & Bertie and starring Viola Davis, Mckenna
Grace, Jim Gaffigan, Mike Epps, Charles Shotwell and Allison Janney.
& Response – 2018 was the worst year on record for
natural disasters. Code & Response takes us into the heart of
the aftermath of some of those disasters as we meet the first
responders who are supported by innovative technology. Follow four
coders from around the world (Japan, Puerto Rico, California, and
Mexico) to learn about why they are getting involved, as well as how
they are building technologies to help first responders save lives.
Directed by Austin Peck.
– Bruno is still mourning his wife’s passing when his
in-laws evict him from the home he and wife built together.
Unwilling to let his beloved home fall into disrepair, Bruno sneaks
back to the house and meets the new owner of the home, Marie.
Determined to be the only person to make any changes to the house he
built, Bruno poses as a local handyman and Marie hires him for
renovations. As the two begin work on the house, Bruno is forced to
face the reality that his wife is gone, and he learns to move on
from his grief. Directed by Hernán Jiménez and starring Aden
Young, Parker Posey, Ken Jeong, Beau Bridges and Jacki Weaver. World
the Vine – Mark, a downtrodden CEO, is experiencing an
ethical crisis at work. In an attempt to re-calibrate his moral
compass, he travels back to his hometown in rural Italy. He finds
newfound purpose by reviving his grandfather’s old vineyard,
offering the small town of Acerenza a sustainable future and
reconnecting with his family in the process. Combining magical
realism and Italian neorealism, and set against the backdrop of
Italian wine country, From the Vine is about returning to your roots
and redefining your life when you’re at the bottom of the barrel.
Directed by Sean Cisterna and starring Joe Pantoliano, Wendy
Crewson, Marco Leonardi, Paula Brancati and Tony Cisterna.
Chorus Deep South – In response to a wave of
discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws in Southern states, the San Francisco
Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South. The
tour brings a message of music, love, and acceptance to communities
and individuals confronting intolerance. What emerges is a less
divided America, where the lines that separate us in faith,
politics, and sexual identity are erased through the soaring power
of music, humanity, and a little drag. Directed by David Charles
Want My MTV – A nostalgic and thrilling ride, I Want My
MTV takes its audience back to the beginning, when the idea of a
television channel devoted to only videos seemed destined for
failure. The chronicling of this unique journey provides a peek into
how a team of young executives were tasked with growing this seed of
an idea, which would quickly flourish into a beloved and often
controversial cultural juggernaut. Features commentary from Sting,
Billy Idol, The Eurythmics, Jerry Cantrell, Pat Benatar, and more.
Directed by Patrick Waldrop and Tyler Measom, and starring Sting,
Billy Idol, Pat Benatar, Dee Snider, Norman Lear, The Eurythmics ,
Darryl McDaniel and Jerry Cantrell.
All Begins with a Song: The Story of the Nashville Songwriter
– It All Begins with a Song: The Story of the Nashville
Songwriter is a celebration of one of music’s most important
yet underrated forces: the songwriter. These songwriters have penned
melodies and lyrics for some of the biggest stars in the music
industry, yet few know their names. Pull back the curtain to reveal
the process of creating a successful song and learn more about the
origins of some of the world’s most iconic hits. Directed by
Anthony ‘Chusy’ Haney-Jardine.
Land of High Mountains – The Land of High Mountains is the
inspiring true story of the only pediatric hospital in Haiti. In a
country where one third of the population is under fourteen years of
age and foreign NGOs consistently come and go, Saint Damien
Pediatric Hospital has been providing life-saving healthcare to the
most vulnerable families for over thirty years. This is a powerful
account of the incredible people, both Haitian and foreign who,
despite encountering every conceivable obstacle, are working
together to create a brighter future for their patients and for
Haiti. Directed by Will Agee and starring Liferne Forestal, Phadoul
Amisial, Fr. Rick Frechette, Dr. Renee Alce, Dr. Jacqueline Gautier,
Fr. Enzo Del Brocco, Veline , Gaelle , Lourdy , Pierre Nadine,
Sainfleur Jean Israel, Marie Yolene, Vilaire Meralin and Christiana
Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound – Since the invention of
sound in films, sound designers have been influencing the landscape
of cinema. Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound shines a
spotlight on the unsung heroes of sound design throughout cinematic
history. Through interviews with legendary directors and some of the
industry’s most-respected sound designers, we revisit film
classics that helped shape the way we listen to and experience films
today. Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound reveals the hidden
impact of sound in cinema and how the auditory intake of a film
holds so much power over an individual’s experience of
storytelling. Directed by Midge Costin.
A Picture Story – In the 1970s, Martha Cooper was one of a
handful of photographers documenting the first vivid images of
graffiti appearing on New York City’s subway carriages. 20 years
later, she discovers that her book Subway Art has become one of the
most stolen books of all time – inspiring the spread of graffiti
around the globe and making Martha an unexpected icon of the street
art world. Now, at age 75, Martha must navigate her way through the
vastly changed culture of the modern world. Directed by Selina
Beautiful Stutter – After lifetimes of bullying,
isolation, and failed fluency training, witness the incredible
transformation of five kids who stutter when they enter a
groundbreaking program through SAY, The Stuttering Association. Over
the course of a year of events and workshops, these young people of
wildly different backgrounds experience SAY’s revolutionary
mantra: it’s okay to stutter. Directed by Ryan Gielen and starring
– Justice Ginsburg in Her Own Words – How does a person
with three strikes against her rise to the highest court in the
land, the U.S. Supreme Court? RUTH – Justice Ginsburg in Her Own
Words tells the improbable story of how Ruth Bader Ginsburg became
an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. It also reveals both the
public and private sides of a resilient, resourceful woman who has
survived the hostility of the profoundly male universe of government
and law to become a revered Justice and icon for gender equality and
women’s rights. Directed by Freida Lee Mock and starring Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Justice Goodwin Liu, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky,
Irin Carmon, Shana Knizhnik, Delegate Jennifer Carroll Foy, M.E.
Freeman, Lilly Ledbetter and Kathleen Peratis.
Three Drinkers Do Scotch Whisky – Packed full of humour,
personality, and flavour, The Three Drinkers do Scotch Whisky is a
drinks-focussed travelogue, where three friends embark on a road
trip through Scotland. From Dufftown and Islay to Elgin and Jura,
they journey through breath-taking landscapes, visiting iconic
distilleries and touching on Scottish culture, tourism and
traditional dishes you can’t even pronounce. This is whisky for a
new, global audience, from twenty-one to ninety-one. Directed by
David Agrawal. World Premiere
Competitions (previously announced)
Me an Avocado, Directed by Maria Mealla and starring
Bernardo Peña, Sarah Burkhalter, Molly Ratermann, Candace Roberts.
Awhile, Directed by Tim True and starring Anna Camp, Steven
Strait, and Joe Lo Truglio. World Premiere
Directed by Stephanie Turner and starring Glynn Turman, Darby
Stanchfield, Josh Stamberg, Daisy Prescott, and Stephanie Turner.
Grandma, Directed by Sasie Sealy and starring Tsai Chin,
Corey Ha, Michael Tow, Woody Fu, Yan Xi, Wai Ching Ho, and Clem
Nomads, Directed by Brandon Eric Kamin and starring Tika
Sumpter and Tate Donovan.
This Town, Directed by Ricky Tollman and starring Ben Platt,
Mena Massoud, Nina Dobrev, Damian Lewis, Jennifer Ehle, and Scott
Up, Falling Down, Directed by Matt Ratner and starring Billy
Crystal, Ben Schwartz, Eloise Mumford, Grace Gummer, Caitlin McGee,
David Castaneda, Debra Monk, and Jill Hennessy.
School, Directed by Li Dong and starring Celine Tsai,
Jonathan Keltz, Michelle Monteith, Mpho Koaho, Darrin Baker,
Jonathan Malen, Matthew Edison, and Vas Saranga. World Premiere
Am Human, Directed by Taryn Southern and Elena Gaby.
Day Jew, Directed by Aliza Rosen.
Directed by Liz Canning.
Pollinators, Directed by Peter Nelson.
Remix: Hip Hop X Fashion, Directed by Lisa Cortes and Farah
Story of Plastic, Directed by Deia Schlosberg.
Is My Home, Directed by Karl Nickoley.
Groomed, Directed by Rebecca Stern.
As You Are, Directed by Richard Wong.
Grass, Directed by Dawn Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer.
Directed by Ryan Daniel Dobson. World Premiere
Call, Directed by Gavin Michael Booth.
Directed by Takashi Doscher.
of Life, Directed by Liz Manashil.
Trouble, Directed by Dan Erickson.
Way You Look Tonight, Directed by John Cerrito.
Bread, Directed by Beth Elise Hawk.
Directed by Gab Taraboulsy.
to Tail, Directed by Jesse Zigelstein.
Fancy: Diana Kennedy, Directed by Elizabeth Carroll.
The Culinary Internship, Directed by Abby Ainsworth.
Taste of Sky, Directed by Michael Lei.
festival will also feature Short Film Programs with:
Napa Valley Film Festival (NVFF) is a five-day celebration
that blends the art of film, food, and wine together. Discover the
best new independent films of the year, savor exquisite cuisine
paired with legendary wines, and create lasting memories found only
in the Napa Valley. The Napa Valley Film Festival is presented by
Cinema Napa Valley, a registered 501c3 non-profit organization
headquartered in Napa, California. Cinema Napa Valley’s mission is
to celebrate the cinematic arts and enrich the community by
presenting an annual world-class festival and year-round education
and outreach programs. The Napa Valley Film Festival takes place
November 13-17, 2019. Visit napavalleyfilmfest.org for more
information on passes and festival events.
announces Classic Week in New York, bringing together nine
auctions featuring 19th-century European Art, Old Master
paintings and sculpture,Antiquities, The Exceptional
Sale, and Books and Manuscripts, which is joining the
marquee sales week for the first time. Three distinguished private
collections will be offered in dedicated sales: The Collection of
Dr. Anton Pestalozzi of important Greek and Roman portraiture;
The Collection of Lewis and Ali Sanders of superb French furniture
and clocks; and a private collection of 17th-century Dutch and
Flemish Old Master paintings. Sales run from 25–29 October with
viewings from 18-28 October. To add to the multidimensional viewing
experience at the company’s Rockefeller Center galleries,
the creators behind the scent branding agency 12.29 will introduce a
bespoke scent evocative of the artworks, adding an olfactory
adventure to Classic Week.
Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana | October 25 at
of the Past: Ancient Sculpture from the Collection of Dr. Anton
28 at 11am
is honored to present Faces
of the Past: Ancient Sculpture from the Collection of Dr. Anton
a selection of 29 lots of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan works of art
formed by the late Zurich-based lawyer and collector. Highlights
include a recently-rediscovered Monumental
Roman Marble Portrait Head of Alexander the Great,
formerly part of the famed collection of ancient sculpture at Marbury
Hall, Cheshire, assembled by James Hugh Smith Barry (1746-1801); an
Bust of the Emperor Tiberius;
and a captivating 3rd
century Portrait Head of a Woman,
possibly Julia Soemias, mother of Emperor Elagabalus. Much of the
collection was studied and published by the celebrated Swiss
archaeologist Ines Jucker. Faces
of the Past represents
an important moment to acquire ancient works of art that have not
been seen on the international market for decades.
Masters: Property from a Private Collection |
29 at 10am
single owner collection of 40 remarkable Dutch and Flemish paintings,
this sale offers a broad survey of the artistic production of the
17th-century Lowlands. Marked by their exceptional quality and
condition, this group presents striking examples by many of the
leading artists in the period, including David
Every genre is represented, with particular emphasis on landscape
paintings by such luminaries as Jan
de Vlieger and
29 at 11am and 2pm
Old Masters sale features a curated selection of paintings and
sculpture from the early Renaissance to the Baroque, the Dutch Golden
Age and the French Revolution. Highlights include Agony
in the Garden by
his studio, an Annunciation
a beautiful tondo
di Credi, and
a striking portrait of Lucien Bonaparte and his mistress by Guillaume
A rare and significant rediscovery is Girodet’sLes
Adieux de Coriolan à sa famille. Examples
from the 15th-century include works by Neri
di Bicci and
of Dieric Bouts.
Sculpture highlights include a group of elegant busts – ranging from
a powerful 16th-century Spanish gentleman in marble – to an
incredibly rare survival of a pair of early 19th-century
pair of classic plaster busts of
Antonio Canova’s studio.
Exceptional Sale |
29 at 11am
New York Exceptional
a tightly curated selection of 25 masterworks led this year by Cobham
a 7 foot tall Roman marble Statue of the Emperor Hadrian, sold to
benefit the Mougins Museum of Classical Art. Top European decorative
arts include a Royal
Victorian silver centerpiece and
a refined neo-classical
ebony bureau plat ‘à la grecque’ by Etienne Levasseur of
Pieces of esteemed provenance include a remarkable pair
of trompe l’oeil-decorated commodes supplied
by the celebrated decorating firm Maison Jansen to the Duke and
Duchess of Windsor for their South of France retreat the Château de
la Cröe; a pair of 17th-century
bronze andirons from
the Rothschilds’ famed Château de Ferrières; a
rare Russian carpet with
the crowned monogram of Empress Maria Feodorovna almost certainly
supplied for her use at Pavlovsk Palace and probably ordered by Count
Grigorii Grigorievich Kushelev, whose wife was lady-in-waiting to the
Empress; and an
extraordinary and exotic royal Spanish commode supplied
to King Carlos III for the ‘Gabinetes de Maderas Finas de Indias’
in the Royal Palace, Madrid. The sale also features Miles
Davis’s ‘Moon and Stars’ trumpet and
by famed Hollywood photojournalist Douglas Kirkland to shoot his
iconic photos of Marilyn Monroe.
Avenue Grandeur: Important French Furniture from the Collection of
Lewis and Ali Sanders |
29 at 12pm
is delighted to offer Fifth
Avenue Grandeur –
an exquisitely curated group of 18th-century French furniture and
decorative arts from The Collection of Lewis and Ali Sanders. This
private collection displays a superb variety of case and seating
furniture, carpets, clocks, and mirrors epitomizing the best of
18th-century craftsmanship. Highlights from the sale encompass all
the key periods: a Savonnerie
André-Charles Boulle from the rein of Louis XIV; beautiful lacquer
and marquetry pieces by Bernard
II Van Risenburgh (‘BVRB’),
the rococo era of Louis XV; and refined neo-classical works from the
Louis XVI period including a remarkable
group of clocks,
and cabinet pieces by makers such as Adam