Oxford Film Festival
Feb
7
to Feb 11

Oxford Film Festival

Home to the University of Mississippi, past haunts of William Faulkner, Larry Brown, Barry Hannah and John Grisham, current home of Ace Atkins, Jack Pendarvis, and listed as one of John Vilani's "100 best small arts towns in America", Oxford offers a unique blend of literary and artistic appreciation within the setting of a vibrant college town.  In it's 4th year of being named a Top 50 Film Festival worth the entry fee from MovieMaker magazine, the 15th Oxford Film Festival is a five-day event celebrating the art of independent film. Official Website

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Vermont International Film Foundation's VAMP Launch
Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Vermont International Film Foundation's VAMP Launch

VTIFF and Vermont PBS proudly present the launch of a joint effort – the Vermont Archive Movie Project (VAMP) online database – a searchable website to discover, protect and make accessible Vermont’s motion picture legacy. The program includes Vermont films remastered and digitized by VTIFF and by VT PBS as well as a short film about the ephemeral nature of film by Jesse Kreitzer.  Official Website

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Tacoma Film Festival
Oct
5
to Oct 11

Tacoma Film Festival

Established in 2006, the annual Tacoma Film Festival presents a lively week of films, workshops, events, and discussions. TFF programming is a unique blend of audience and industry programming that empowers all who attend to connect with creators.   TFF is the only festival in the world to host Filmmaker Magazine's 25 New Faces of Independent Film. These internationally recognized, up-and-coming filmmakers screen their work, share their experiences, and build new creative relationships, resulting in exciting new work.  Official Website

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Vermont Symphony Orchestra's "Made in Vermont Statewide Tour"
Sep
20
to Sep 26

Vermont Symphony Orchestra's "Made in Vermont Statewide Tour"

Music Director Jaime Laredo leads the VSO in a program offering a first-look at Jesse Kreitzer's latest film Caregivers.  Featuring live accompaniment and an original score by composer Paul Dedell, attendees will get to peek behind the curtain at the collaborative and conceptual evolution of the film. Performances in Randolph, Woodstock, Brattleboro, Middlebury, Derby Line and Castleton, VT.  Official Website I Flyer 1 I Flyer 2

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CAREGIVERS "FIRST LOOK" - Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival
Aug
27
1:00 PM13:00

CAREGIVERS "FIRST LOOK" - Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF), Vermont Symphony Orchestra (VSO), and Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center for the Arts are proud to present an exclusive first-look at Jesse Kreitzer's latest film Caregivers, a documentary hybrid about eldercare in the hills of rural Vermont.  Told over the course of four seasons and featuring live accompaniment by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra, the film is a visual meditation on acts of compassion, grief, and the quest for closure.  Official Website I Official Flyer 1  I Official Flyer 2

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Summer Cinema Slam
Aug
5
4:30 PM16:30

Summer Cinema Slam

The Northern Routes Film Collaborative (NRFC) and Brattleboro Film Festival (BFF) are bringing back the ‘Summer Cinema Slam’ for a third year with a diverse lineup of Vermont-made films and filmmakers at an indoor/outdoor mixer featuring live music, food trucks and libations.  Official Flyer

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Ashland Independent Film Festival
Apr
6
to Apr 10

Ashland Independent Film Festival

The Ashland Independent Film Festival celebrates the diversity of human experience through the art of independent film—enriching, educating and inspiring audiences of all ages.  The Washington Post called AIFF "a dream you'll never want to leave".  Over 7,000 film lovers gather at the art-deco Varsity Theatre, the Historic Ashland Armory, and other venues to watch over 90 documentary, feature, and short films in five days.  Official Website

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Green Mountain Film Festival
Mar
17
to Mar 25

Green Mountain Film Festival

The Green Mountain Film Festival is presented by Focus on Film, a 33-year-old central Vermont organization whose purpose is to provide public film showings of cultural, social, and historic interest.  The festival enters its 20th year with continued dedication to bringing the best films from around the world to central Vermont. Official Website

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Vermont International Film Festival
Oct
21
to Oct 23

Vermont International Film Festival

The Vermont International Film Festival and Foundation serves to provide a platform for the appreciation of film as an art form in its own right, to foster an appreciation of theatrical exhibition as a way for the community to gather, enjoy, and exchange ideas and to enhance respect for a sophisticated understanding of world cultures and concerns. Official Website

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Film Streams Local Filmmaker Showcase
Oct
13
7:00 PM19:00

Film Streams Local Filmmaker Showcase

Film Streams is a nonprofit arts organization in Omaha, Nebraska that specializes in offering screenings and education on film.  The 7th Annual Local Filmmakers Showcase celebrates and screens extraordinary films created in the Midwest region.  After the opening night reception, the showcase runs for a full week at Film Streams' Ruth Sokolof Theater.  Official Website

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Woodstock Film Festival
Oct
13
to Oct 16

Woodstock Film Festival

The Woodstock Film Festival has established itself as one of the best independent film events in the country by premiering exceptional films by established and emerging filmmakers. The fest also presents A-list concerts, parties, panels, and creates innovative and stimulating programming including Focus on Music, Exposure and the Youth Initiative. Official Website

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Oldenburg International Film Festival
Sep
14
to Sep 18

Oldenburg International Film Festival

Labelled ‘the German Sundance’ by Variety, Hollywood Reporter, and Screen International, Oldenburg has preserved its intimate atmosphere and founding purpose: to celebrate and support the diverse voices and visions of independent filmmakers, to honor the creativity of the artists upon which the Festival depends, and to create a unique experience for filmmakers, audiences, and media professionals. Official Website

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LA Shorts Fest
Sep
1
to Sep 8

LA Shorts Fest

Celebrating 20 years, the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) is accredited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). The festival boasts a past record of 44 Academy Award-nominated films, including 14 Oscar winners and annually attracts more than 7,000 moviegoers, filmmakers and entertainment professionals.  Official Website

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HollyShorts Film Festival
Aug
11
to Aug 21

HollyShorts Film Festival

HollyShorts is a devoted to showcasing the best short films from around the globe, advancing the careers of filmmakers through screenings, networking events, panel and forums.  Founded in 2005, the yearly festival features an eclectic mix of short films of various genres from around the world.  Official Website

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Huesca International Film Festival
Jun
17
to Jun 25

Huesca International Film Festival

Since 1973, the Huesca International Film Festival in Huesca, Spain has focused on solely on short-form filmmmaking. The Hollywood Academy supports Huesca International Film Festival by recognizing it as shortlisting for the Oscar Awards within Best Short Fiction Film category, and the Spanish Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes it for the Goya Awards. Official Website

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Provincetown International Film Festival
Jun
15
to Jun 19

Provincetown International Film Festival

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) was first produced in 1999, the same year Provincetown celebrated its 100th anniversary as America's oldest art colony. Literally on the edge – both artistically and geographically – PIFF takes pride in embracing creativity and diversity in a thriving and increasingly year-round tourist, business and art economy. Now in its eighteenth year, the Festival will draw over 10,000 attendees for an inclusive and engaging five days of leading international and independent cinema, with guests including filmmakers, actors, producers, directors, students, media, and studio representatives from across the United States and beyond.  Official Website

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Rainier Independent Film Festival
May
13
to May 15

Rainier Independent Film Festival

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Located in the foothills of Mount Rainier, the Ashford Valley provides the perfect setting for RIFF. Screening venues range from a Yurt to a 1920's Screening Hall. Mixing films, workshops and the laid-back setting of the area, this festival is set apart in the fact that it is a great opportunity to meet and mingle with film industry people outside of the hustle and bustle typically associated with the business.  Official Website

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IFFBoston - Black Canaries
Apr
27
to May 2

IFFBoston - Black Canaries

IFFBoston has steadily become the premiere festival in New England and developed a noted national reputation for its quality as a regional festival. Ty Burr of the Boston Globe writes, "The Independent Film Festival Boston has become the major game in town: a smartly programmed and risk-taking festival that balances 'big' indie films with the best in local filmmaking.  Official Website

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Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Apr
21
to Apr 24

Julien Dubuque International Film Festival

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The Julien Dubuque International Film Festival acknowledges emerging filmmakers from around the world, with a strong emphasis on discovering and encouraging new talent and supporting cause-related films. In 2013 and 2016, JDIFF was acknowledged as one of the "Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals" and one of the "50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee" by MovieMaker Magazine. Official Website

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Newport Beach Film Festival
Apr
21
to Apr 28

Newport Beach Film Festival

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Committed to enlightening the public with a first-class international program, the Festival focuses on showcasing a diverse collection of both studio and independent films.  The Festival supports the creation and advancement of innovative and artistic works from both emerging and seasoned filmmakers and embraces the passion, vision, and independent spirit of these talented artists.   Official Website

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Film Streams Local Filmmaker Showcase
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

Film Streams Local Filmmaker Showcase

Film Streams is a nonprofit arts organization in Omaha, Nebraska that specializes in offering screenings and education on film.  The 6th Annual Local Filmmakers Showcase celebrates and screens extraordinary films created in the Midwest region.  After the opening night reception, the showcase runs for a full week at Film Streams' Ruth Sokolof Theater. Official Website

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Rural Route Film Festival
Aug
8
to Aug 10

Rural Route Film Festival

The 2014 Rural Route Film Festival made possible in part by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, & public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts' Electronic Media and Film Presentation Funds grant program, administered by the ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes. Official Website

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Collinsville Film Festival
May
14
to May 17

Collinsville Film Festival

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The Collinsville Film Festival (CFF) is an annual film festival devoted to the theatrical exhibition of fiction/non-fiction cinema with a focus of support and development for independent artists. Stationed in the picturesque Northwest region of Connecticut along the Farmington River, Collinsville was once the birthplace of the world-renowned ax factory & manufacturer of edge tools. Official Website

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