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Napa Valley, CA (April 17, 2020) – Cinema Napa Valley (CNV) announced today the postponement of their annual Napa Valley Film Festival event due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival, which was slated to take place in November 2020, will now be held the following year from November 10 – 14, 2021.

“We appreciate the tremendous support and well wishes from our community during these uncertain times. With much regret, we are postponing the festival until 2021,” remarked Patrick Davila, Chairman, Cinema Napa Valley. “Our hope was to once again bring the joy of film, food, and wine this November to all of you. Rest assured we will use this time to strengthen our commitment to our mission and develop new avenues to fulfill our vision. I look forward to seeing all of you in 2021 for our 10th year anniversary.”

The Napa Valley Film Festival is an immersive experience that celebrates the best new independent films of the year, accompanied by Napa Valley’s world-class food, wine, and hospitality. Visiting filmmakers interact with audiences at screenings and intimate events while enjoying industry panels, culinary demonstrations, wine-tastings, festival parties, and more.

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About the Napa Valley Film Festival

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 hosting year round education and outreach programs culminating in presenting an annual world-class festival. Visit for more information or call (707) 226-7500.

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