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Camden International Film Festival
E-mail: info@camdenfilmfest.org
URL: www.camdenfilmfest.org
The Camden International Film Festival is committed to supporting and generating interest in independent documentary films, showcasing the finest international documentary cinema from the lenses of the world's best non-fiction visual storytellers.


Cape Cod Film Society Screening Series
Email: filmsociety@comcast.net
URL: www.geocities.com/capecodfilm
Microcinema Screening Series showing all types of un- and under-distributed independent films/videos to new audiences in Chatham, Mass.


Connecticut Film Festival
Email: twcarruthers@cs.com
URL: www.ctfilmfest.com
The Connecticut Film Fest brings the show statewide to tens of thousands of Connecticut’s citizens and tourists. Hosting the festival in multiple markets throughout the state will create an opportunity for a greater number of viewers to attend while also providing an excellent opportunity for the independent and international film industry to showcase to a large and diverse audience during the six day festival.


Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Email: glff@yahoo.com
URL: www.ctglff.org
AlteRnaTiveS (as it was originally known) is a presenter of Hartford's biggest Pride month event, the Festival organizers are committed to bringing outstanding gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and queer film to our New England community.


Green Mountain Film Festival
Email: info@focusonfilm.net
URL: www.greenmountainfilmfestival.org
The Green Mountain Film Festival is presented by Focus on Film a 20 year-old central Vermont organization whose purpose is -to provide public film showings of cultural, social and historic interest; to sponsor discussions of such films; and to provide an opportunity for independent filmmakers to exhibit their works.


Hartford Jewish Film Festival
URL: www.mandelljcc.org
The Mandell JCC’s Hartford Jewish Film Festival is a community collaboration that brings together film-lovers, volunteers, sponsors and arts patrons for journeys to faraway places that bring us home to our Jewish roots.


Maine International Film Festival
Email: info@miff.org
URL: www.miff.org
The Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) is a 10 day festival showing nearly 100 films, representing the best of American independent and international cinema. They also spotlight some of Maine and New England's most exciting and innovative filmmakers. In addition, MIFF's Fireflies Program offers children's films from around the world as well as workshops and related arts events for children and teens.


Maine Jewish Film Festival
Email: filmfest@mjff.org
URL: www.mjff.org
The mission of the Maine Jewish Film Festival is to provide a forum for the presentation of films to enrich, educate and entertain a diverse community about the Jewish experience. The annual festival takes place over nine days in mid-March, and each year they try bring a rich selection of films that are enhanced by the participation of guest artists—filmmakers, producers, and actors—who attend the festival from all over the world.


Maine Woman and Girls Film Festival
Email: odelle@acompanyofgirls.org
URL: www.acompanyofgirls.org
The Maine Women & Girls Film Festival seeks to promote the voice and vision of female filmmakers of all ages. It is a priority of the MW&GFF to develop channels of communication between experienced filmmakers and those starting out, while offering audiences unique access to the artists and films screened. Programming includes contemporary films of short and feature length in four categories: narrative, documentary, animation and experimental.


Nantucket Film Festival
Email: info@nantucketfilmfestival.org
URL: www.nantucketfilmfestival.org
Nantucket Film Festival screens independent, studio-produced, foreign, documentary and short films in every genre, including world and U.S. Premieres. Films are selected with an eye for great screenwriting and storytelling. For five days, the festival presents a spirited program of independent films, staged readings of unproduced scripts, panel discussions and an annual Writer's Tribute.


Newport International Film Festival
Email: info@newportfilmfestival.com
URL: www.newportfilmfestival.com
The Newport International Film Festival (NIFF) annually attracts over 10,000 filmmakers, celebrities, journalists, and film enthusiasts of all kinds together in a less frenzied, less commercial, and more intimate environment.  In addition to their daily panel discussions with well-known industry professionals, NIFF schedules over 100 screenings of feature length narrative films, documentaries and shorts, as well as both international and U.S. film premieres.


Northampton Film Festival
Email: info@niff.org
URL: www.niff.org
The Northampton independent Film Festival (NIFF) is committed to establishing a northeast center for the exploration, examination, and celebration of independent filmmaking.  NIFF showcases the works of filmmakers whose films demonstrate quality, innovation, and independence in both form and content.  While the majority of the program is devoted to quality short films and features that do no yet have wide distribution, we will also show the work of independent film professionals who can contribute significantly to our vision for a well-rounded and thoughtful festival program.


Provincetown Film Festival
Email: contact@ptownfilmfest.org
The Festival was first produced in 1999, the same year Provincetown celebrated its 100th anniversary as America's oldest art colony. Today, the renowned Festival remains dedicated to showcasing independent American and international films, nurturing aspiring independent filmmakers, honoring industry luminaries, and preserving and sustaining cinema as an art form through educational forums.


Rhode Island International Film Festival
Email: info@film-festival.org
URL: www.film-festival.org
The Rhode Island International Film Festival is ranked as one of the top 12 Festivals in the United States, RIIFF is also a qualifying festival for the Short Film Academy Award through its affiliation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. It is the only festival in New England with this accolade.


Woods Hole Film Festival
Email: info@woodsholefilmfestival.org
URL: www.woodsholefilmfestival.org
The Woods Hole Film Institute offers year-round programming that supports filmmakers, musicians, screenwriters and the Woods Hole Film Festival.  These programs, such as Dinner & a Movie, Filmmaker in the Schools, the Documentary Workshop and others help fulfill the mission of the organization and support the film community on Cape Cod and throughout New England. 



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