MidCoast Film Festival this weekend

Friday, July 23 kick off with Boothbay Harbor-based filmmaker Bob Krist
Tue, 07/20/2021 - 3:00pm

Story Location:
2 Theater Street
Damariscotta, ME 04543
United States

    This year we are pleased to host our second home grown film festival, the MidCoast Film Fest, featuring three Maine premieres, three New England premieres, and three Q&A sessions with attending filmmakers. For details about all of the films and shorts, visit http://midcoastfilmfest.org/schedule

    Friday, July 23: 7 p.m. reception. At 8  p.m. a series of shorts by National Geographic photographer Bob Krist: “John Fawcett: A Toy Story - For nearly 40 years;” “A Thousand Autumns - In Iceland,” ‘Master Craftsmen” - A look at some of the master craftsmen and traditions of the Michoacan state in Mexico; “Maquoit II: The Lifeline of Casco Bay;” “Holy Week in the Bajio;”  and “Maine: Blue Hour on the Midcoast.” Mr. Krist will join us for a Q&A session post the screenings. For more details on Bob’s films, visit the theater’s website.

    Saturday July 25: features three films: At noon a New England premiere: “Please Hold the Line” -  filmmaker: Pavel Cuzuioc; at 3 p.m a Maine premiere of “Texas vs. Melissa” - filmmaker: Sabrina Van Tassel.;  and at 7 p.m.  “Entangled” -  filmmaker: David Abel will join in virtually for a Q&A session post screening.

    Sunday, July 26: the third and final day of the MidCoast Film Fest features 2 feature films and a series of short films. At noon, a Maine premiere: “Fish and Men” – filmmakers: Darby Duffin and Adam Jones; at 3 p.m.:  the screening begins with two shorts, followed by a feature film. “Christmas 1976” -  short/filmmaker: Andrew Rasmussen; “Thanks for Watching” -  short/filmmaker: Chien-Cheng Lee;  the New England premiere of “The Mad Adventures of Louis de Funès” – feature/filmmaker: Alexandre de Villeneuve.

    Closing out the MidCoast Film Festival at 6 p.m. - series of New England Shorts, including the New England premiere:  “Champ 5” - filmmakers: Paul Gatto, David Jester and Kathleen Strouse;  “Matchbox Man” - filmmaker: Gorman Bechard;  “Somerville For All” - filmmaker: Andrew Eldridge; “Lockshop” - filmmaker: Cara Feinberg; and the Maine premiere of “Night and Day” – filmmaker: Peter Anthony. David Jester and Peter Anthony will be with us for a Q&A following the screenings.

    As of the start of the Midcoast Film Fest, tickets for all screenings at Lincoln Theater can be purchased online at www.LincolnTheater.net; or in advance and at the door starting 30 minutes prior to showtime (unless otherwise noted).

    The Lincoln Theater is located at 2 Theater St. in downtown Damariscotta.