Napa Valley Events Calendar

NVFF - The New Power Lunch: Celebrating Women Making a Difference

The Napa Valley Film Festival (November 13-17, 2013) is an indulgent celebration of film, food and wine during Napa Valley’s most colorful time of year.

This year the festival is excited to celebrate The New Power Lunch for women who are making a difference. The luncheon is co-hosted by MORE magazine. Experience delicious cuisine by Chef Catherine Bergen of C Casa and wine generously provided by Women of the Vine, an organization focused on building a community of women winemakers. This event is a benefit for Napa Valley Film Festival’s Education & Outreach Programs.

Luncheon Honorees:

nvff_sewingHope_2013Sister Rosemary for her inspiring and tireless work to make a significant difference in the lives of young people. She will be featured in the film Sewing Hope. It will screen Saturday Nov. 16th at 10:00 am in the Cadillac Theater at 500 First St.

Sewing Hope, narrated by Forest Whitaker, is the story of Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, who runs a school in Gulu, Uganda for young women formerly abducted and used as sex slaves and child soldiers by the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, Joseph Kony.

nvff_freidaMock_2013Freida Mock for her powerful and thought-provoking film, Anita. It will screen Saturday Nov. 16 at 10:00 am in the Napa Valley Opera House.

Anita tells the story of Ms. Anita Hill and her harrowing experience testifying against Clarence Thomas, an experience which led to a lifetime of activism against sexual harassment and inequality in the workplace.

This event is open to all guests who purchase tickets for this event. Click Here to buy tickets.


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Saturday, 16 November, 2013


$250 Individual l $2500 Table of 10
Location: 500 First Street & LifeStyle Pavilion
500 First Street
Napa, CA 94559

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Event Contact Info:

Phone: 707.226.7500