Short Film Festivals Around Napa Valley

Jessup Cellars, a standout Yountville winery and prominent supporter of the arts and multiple community activities, once again gives time and resources to support another exceptional community art-related activity.

From February 2nd to 5th, the 6th Annual Art House Short Film Event & Yountville International Short Film Festival will feature award-winning short films in venues throughout the community. Moviegoers will enjoy Jessup Cellars wines plus the ever-popular flavor-infused popcorn specially created by the Yountville winery’s Resident Chef, MikeC.

Presentations will include a full range of film genres, including selected comedies, dramas, documentaries, and animations. The event will assuredly evoke a wide range of emotions and enjoyment inspired by the cinematic and culinary presentations.

Festival Calendar of Events, February 2nd – 5th in Yountville

“Come for the films. Stay for the Hospitality” is the motto of this fascinating and recurring film event set in the heart of Napa Valley. Attendees can enjoy a wide range of carefully selected short films and wine pairings from Jessup Cellars and other participating wineries near Yountville.

Conveniently, all events are within a short walking distance.

For out-of-town guests, February is indeed a perfect time to visit Yountville while the pace has slowed considerably after the holidays, and the organizers of these events can focus entirely on creating beautiful and memorable experiences with the Short Film Festival.

Event Schedule

Thursday, February 2nd

  • OPENING NIGHT in the Heritage Room, 7:00 PM

Friday, February 3rd Screenings (Heritage Room)

  • 11:00 AM – And So It Begins
  • 2:30 PM – World Cinema One
  • 8:00 PM – Make ‘em Laugh

Friday February 3rd Screening (Bardesonno Hotel & Spa)

  • 6:00 PM – A Taste of Cinema

Saturday, February 4th Screenings (Heritage Room)

  • 11:00 AM – World Cinema Two
  • 2:30 PM – An Unexpected Place

Saturday, February 4th Screenings (Bardesonno Hotel & Spa)

  • 11:00 AM – Kids and Family
  • 1:30 PM – What the What?
  • 7:30 PM – Through the Looking Glass

Saturday Night, Special Events

The Jessup Cellars Wine Event will kick off at 6:00 PM, followed by the Harmony Werks Karaoke Party.

Sunday, February 5th Screenings (Heritage Room)

  • 11:30 AM – The Human Experience
  • 4:00 PM – Closing Night Screening

Sunday, February 5th Screenings (Bardesonno Hotel & Spa)

  • 11:00 AM – The Ink and Paint Club
  • 1:30 PM – A Hard DOCs Life

VIP Schedule

Additionally, VIP Pass holders can enjoy some special showings and events. These include:

  • Cuvee Cinema
  • Cabernet Screening
  • Jessup Cellars VIP Event – featuring short films paired with the Yountville winery’s excellent wines and flavor-infused popcorn.
  • A Taste of Cinema Experience
  • Champagne Cinema Screening

To learn more about, purchase individual tickets, or secure your VIP Pass for all events at the 6th Annual Yountville International Short Film Festival Event, visit the organization’s CellarPass website.

Or, you can contact the Festival Box Office in the Heritage Room Lobby, Yountville Community Center, at 6516 Washington Street, Yountville.

While visiting the community and the wineries near Yountville, plan to attend all or part of this fun and fascinating event!