Sedona Film Festival presents ‘Val’ premiere Aug. 27-Sept. 2

Award-winning documentary on iconic actor Val Kilmer debuts at Fisher Theatre

The Sedona International Film Festival is proud to present the Northern Arizona premiere of the award-winning documentary “Val” showing Aug. 27-Sept. 2 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre.

For more than 40 years Val Kilmer — one of Hollywood’s most mercurial and/or misunderstood actors has been documenting his own life and craft through film and video.

He has amassed thousands of hours of footage, from 16mm home movies made with his brothers, to time spent in iconic roles for blockbuster movies like “Top Gun”, “The Doors”, “Tombstone”, and “Batman Forever”.

This raw, wildly original and unflinching documentary reveals a life lived to extremes and a heart-filled, sometimes hilarious look at what it means to be an artist and a complex man.

In this remarkable and intimate documentary, directors and editors Leo Scott and Ting Poo provide a view into Kilmer’s life through video footage Kilmer — born on the last day of the 1950s — shot beginning in his childhood in Chatsworth, California, and continued through his rise in film and theater.

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