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“Spotlight” to Open Mill Valley Film Festival

Variety is reporting that Spotlight will open the festival on Oct. 8.

The Northern California festival will be bookended by two Focus Features films, “The Danish Girl” starring Eddie Redmayne and directed by Tom Hooper on opening night Oct. 8 and “Suffragette” starring Carey Mulligan and directed by Sarah Gavron on the closing night Oct. 18.

Tom McCarthy’s “Spotlight,” starring Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo and Rachael McAdams, will share opening night honors with “The Danish Girl” on Oct. 8.

The 38th Mill Valley Film Festival runs Oct. 8 to Oct. 18.