2017 Maine Short Film Festival Premiere

Presented by the Maine Film & Video Association

The 90-minute program celebrates Maine, its land, its people, and its creative soul highlighting:  Maine artists, fisherman, boat builders, Maine guides, transgenders, youth, and original screenplays in all genres: documentary, fiction, experimental, animation, comedy and horror.  This third year of the Maine Short Film Festival brought in over 50 submissions from Maine filmmakers.  The premiere will feature a Q&A with many of the filmmakers and their cast and crews moderated by the jurors.

The winning films are:

Guided  by Bridget Besaw

Outrunning Parkinsons  by Peter Logue

Long Haul  by Chloe White

Bird Carver  by Madeleine Cohen

Bringing Boats to Life  by Steve Stone

Trans Circus  by Meghan Vigeant

Occasionally   by Dawn Nye and Katrazyna Randall

Silence  by Corey Norman

To The Salton Sea  by Art Bell

This Time it’s Shoppingby Jim Picariello

The First Kiss  by Daniel Kayamba

Oak Street Muralby Alexis Iammarino and Scott Sell

Mud and Runby Daniel Quintanilla

Curiously  by Walter Ungerer

For more information on each of the winning films, go to:  http://www.mainefilm.org

Or contact us at info@mainefilm.org

The program was reviewed and selected by three jurors:

Louise Rosen, jury chair and consulting director of L/A Arts

Ben Fowlie, founder and director of the Camden International Film Festival

Daniel Kany, art and film critic of the Portland Press Herald

Sponsors of the event include the Maine Arts Commission, Lee Auto Malls, Maine Media Workshops, Maine Film & Video Association, University of Southern Maine, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Farnsworth Art Museum, Maine Film Office, WERU Community Radio, Northeast Historic Film, VITEC, Rule Boston Camera, Hunt’s Photo & Video, High Output, and L/A Arts.  


Show Dates & Times:

12/9/16 - Friday

5:30 pm,

$8.50/Adults, $7.50/Under 12 & Seniors, $6.50/Maine Film & Video Association Members

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