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.