NaFF presents the best films by veteran masters and up-and-coming and first-time filmmakers. Our films have won the highest honors in the film world. NaFF selections include such recent hits as: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, I’ll See You in My Dreams, Ida, Calvary, Mud, The Kings of Summer, The Way, Way Back, The Intouchables, Another Earth, Nowhere Boy, and (500) Days of Summer.
Recent celebrity guests include: Nick Kroll, Colin Jost, Tig Notaro, Chamique Holdsclaw, Che “Rhymefest” Smith, Ashley Judd, Seth Green, Ray Liotta, Nicole Kidman, Clare Bowen, Famke Janssen, Beth Grant, Carrie Preston, Paul Williams, Kris Kristofferson, Harmony Korine, Emmylou Harris, Mariane Jean-Baptiste, William Shatner, Hal Holbrook, Al Gore, Vincent D’Onofrio, Craig Brewer, Gale Anne Hurd, Giancarlo Esposito, Ray McKinnon, Steve James, Brad Paisley, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Ben Folds, Sheryl Crow, and Lee Ann Womack.
Attendees from earlier years have included Oprah Winfrey, William H. Macy, Danny Glover, Joey Lauren Adams, Patricia Neal, Rob Thomas, Lawrence Bender, Kiefer Sutherland, Joshua Jackson, Peter Falk, Paul Reiser, John Pierson, Patrick Swayze, Rick Schroder, Christine Vachon, John Waters, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Redford, James Cromwell, Harry Belafonte, Barbara Kopple, Michael Moore, and D.A. Pennebaker.