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Contact: Chris Melville, [email protected] Waterville Creates Opens Light Sentinels by Skunk Control, Public Art in Castonguay Square WATERVILLE, Maine—Waterville Creates is pleased to announce the opening of a new temporary public art installation in Waterville’s Castonguay Square: Light Sentinels by Australian creative team Skunk Control, officially opening Friday, July 12. The project consists of 10…

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Contact: Chris Melville, [email protected] 27th Maine International Film Festival Begins July 12, 2024 WATERVILLE, Maine—The Maine International Film Festival kicks off its 27th annual edition this Friday, July 12, in Waterville, Maine. This year’s festival features a robust program of 100 films across 10 days, showcasing Maine-made productions, international movies from more than 40 countries,…

Contact: Chris Melville, [email protected] 27th Maine International Film Festival Welcomes Rwandan Filmmakers WATERVILLE, Maine—The Maine International Film Festival is pleased to welcome Rwandan filmmakers Yuhi Amuli and Myriam Uwiragiye Birara for screenings of their films Citizen Kwame and The Bride, respectively, as part of the festival’s New Rwandan Cinema series. MIFF returns to Waterville July 12–21,…

Contact: Chris Melville, [email protected] 27th Maine International Film Festival Celebrates In-State Film Productions WATERVILLE, Maine—The Maine International Film Festival (MIFF) returns to Waterville, Maine, for its 27th annual edition July 12–21, showcasing a diverse slate of 100 films. This year’s program, drawn together in part from the record number of submissions received in the festival’s…

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May 28, 2024 Contact: Chris Melville, [email protected] 27th Maine International Film Festival to Honor Directors Mary Harron and Jos Stelling WATERVILLE, Maine—The Maine Film Center is pleased to announce filmmaker Mary Harron as the recipient of the 2024 Midlife Achievement Award and Jos Stelling as the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award-winner at the 27th annual Maine…

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April 16, 2024 Contact: Chris Melville, [email protected] Get Ready to Fall Head Over Heels at the Waterville Opera House WATERVILLE, Maine—The 2024 theatrical season at the Waterville Opera House (WOH) continues April 26–May 5 with the outrageous musical comedy Head Over Heels. This genre-bending romp defies theatrical convention to flip just about everything—expectations, the gender…