2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay This year's Maine International Film Festival will be a mix of in-person, drive-in, and online events from Friday, July 9, through Sunday, July 18. Festival passes and packages are now on sale. The passes range from $95 to $150, with the higher-priced pass allowing access to all in-person, drive-in, … Continue reading 2021 Maine International Film Festival a hybrid celebration July 9-18

Vinfen Moving Images Film Festival goes virtual February 20

Image by annca, courtesy Pixabay For 14 years, Vinfen has sponsored the Moving Images Film Festival "to raise awareness, foster dialogue, and fight prejudices and discrimination often faced by people with mental illness, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges," according to the festival's webpage. Usually the festival is held in person … Continue reading Vinfen Moving Images Film Festival goes virtual February 20

See Africa through Africans’ eyes at the Cascade Festival

What's Africa really like? Take a look through Africans' views through a series of films at the 31st annual Cascade Festival, hosted by Portland Community College. The festival starts Friday, February 5, and ends Wednesday, March 10. The films show the Africa's successes, failures, and possibilities. "Although the films cannot represent an entire continent, we … Continue reading See Africa through Africans’ eyes at the Cascade Festival

2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12

Photo by annca from Pixabay Watch 18 feature-length documentary films and 17 documentary shorts, which consist of four shorts programs at the sixth annual GlobeDocs Film Festival hosted by the Boston Globe October 1-12. This year's festival will be held online due to prevent exposure to COVID-19. Stay online after the films to hear discussions … Continue reading 2020 GlobeDocs Film Festival goes virtual October 1-12