Maine cinephiles rejoice! 10 days of amazing films are coming!

If you are a movie buff like me, this is the type of event that you truly can get excited about.

The 25th annual Maine International Film Festival, will be held July 8th-July 17th, 2022 in Waterville. Click here for information on how you can participate.

10 days, 100 films, 50 filmmakers: During the 10 days of the festival they screen nearly 100 films, representing the best of American independent and international cinema. They will highlight some of Maine and New England's most exciting and innovative filmmakers.

Premieres, made in Maine movies, classic revivals, and short films from around the world will be showcased.

This will be the final year the event will take place at Railroad Square Cinema before it moves to the brand new Paul J. Schupf Art Center in Downtown Waterville. Screenings will also be held at the Waterville Opera House, and Skowhegan Drive-In.

Festival passes, and packages are available to pre-order at the Maine International Film Festival website

More than just movies, audiences will also have opportunities to meet and talk with some of the people behind the movies! Directors, Producers, Writers, Musicians will all be on hand.

The trailer for the 2022 Festival hasn’t been released yet, but if it is anything like the 2021 clip, this looks like a fantastic cinematic experience. And it is a perfect opportunity to get a look at the future of film, and all the exciting new talent that is here in the state of Maine.

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