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MAINE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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More highlights from MIFF’s selections

Other locally-focused film highlights at MIFF this weekend include what ought to be a fine and raucous screening of local cult classic documentary  Dead River Rough Cut  (1976)
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By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 18, 2013
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Nine Maine-made quickies light up Waterville

In this year’s Maine Shorts program at the Maine International Film Festival, nine films range from the silly to the elegiac.
 Get shorty
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 18, 2013
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Ascending filmmakers, dying formats

It's a precarious moment for lovers of classic films and, indeed, film itself.
As film itself fades, classics and breakthroughs take over Waterville
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 13, 2012
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New England’s film festivals make great getaways

We can't complain much here in the Portland area about the films we get to see.
Escapist movies
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 08, 2012
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The film festivals of New England are no last resorts

Not only does our region offer some of the country's best vacation spots, but it also hosts some of the most innovative, manageable, illuminating, and entertaining cinephilic celebrations around.    
Sun screens
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 10, 2011
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A world of cinema

The 13th Maine International Film Festival begins in Waterville next Friday, and along with the usual unusual array of (political, music, and eco-)documentaries, Amerindies, classic and foreign films, and a special night at the drive-in, MIFF has a coupl
Young filmmakers shine at this year's Maine International Film Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 02, 2010


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Cinema paradisos

Here's the dilemma: you love movies, but you also love the idea of taking a vacation to one of the many inviting resorts that New England has to offer — the beaches of Cape Cod or the Islands, picturesque towns in Maine or Rhode Island, or even the cultu
As Hollywood's summer fare goes cold, local film festivals heat up
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 18, 2010

Maine International Film Festival Wrap-Up


The Maine International Film Festival calls it a wrap in both Waterville and this weekend's special satellite location, the Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire....
By webteam  |  July 15, 2009
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(10) days of celluloid

Among the many treats at last year's Maine International Film Festival were a future Oscar winner (James Marsh's documentary Man on Wire ) and one of the biggest art-house hits of 2008 (Scandinavian teen-vampire flick Let the Right One In ).
From the gridiron to gritty realism at the Maine International Film Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  July 10, 2009
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Festival atmosphere

Summer traditionally has been the happy hunting ground for Hollywood studios — the time when they unleash their big-budgeted, f/x-heavy warhorses on armies of newly freed schoolchildren and frazzled adults trying to beat the heat.
Between the Blockbuster and the beach there are the film festivals of New England
By PETER KEOUGH  |  June 12, 2009