Oliver Stone will speak at MNFF

Four-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone will be honored for “Impact, Imagination and Excellence” at the 10th Anniversary edition of the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival that will take place Aug. 21-25. Stone will screen and discuss three of his films: “Platoon,” “Wall Street” and a third to be announced shortly. 

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival donates 40 films to Ilsley

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival recently donated 40 more films to Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury. The donation is comprised of BluRay format films that were screened in recent years either at the festival or as part of the MNFF Selects Monthly … (read more)

Midd Film Fest founder pares back his job

A decade after launching the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in partnership with renowned movie director Jay Craven, Lloyd Komesar has announced plans to step back from his role as hands-on producer and turn over the reins of the growing, late-summer e … (read more)

Editorial: MNFF’s 10-year miracle

It’s no small deal to create something from nothing. It’s even more incredulous when what’s created is top-notch.

‘The Janes’ takes center stage at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater

“The Janes” is a captivating documentary film that delves into the clandestine world of a group of women who risked everything to provide safe and affordable abortions.

‘Beyond Utopia’ to screen in Middlebury

Next Thursday, April 18, Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Select Series will present “Beyond Utopia” at 7 p.m., in Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater.

Animated documentary ‘The Conspiracy’ to screen in Middlebury

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Selects will screen “The Conspiracy” at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury, on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m.

Real-life spy thriller screens in Middlebury

No doubt many of you have seen Christopher Nolan’s epic biographical feature film “Oppenheimer” and are aware of the complex entity that was The Manhattan Project.

‘Immediate Family’ screens at Town Hall Theater

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival 2023-24 season of MNFF Selects, will present its next monthly screening of “Immediate Family” on Thursday, Dec. 21, at 7 p.m., at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.

Film celebrates the journey of Negro League baseball

Next week, Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m., the 2023-2024 MNFF Selects Monthly Movie Screening Series continues with a presentation of “The League,” at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.

MNFF Selects kicks off monthly movie screening with ‘The Farm Boy’

The 2023-2024 MNFF Selects Monthly Movie Screening Series at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury returns with this season’s theme of “Great Stories, Well Told.”

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival wraps best season yet

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival reported last week that by every relevant metric, the previous high water marks set at MNFF5 in 2019 have all been thoroughly eclipsed by this year’s fest.

Film festival sets attendance records

The recently concluded 9th annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF9) broke all previous records for attendance and receipts, leaving weary organizers ebullient and motivated to make next year’s landmark 10th festival even more triumphant and memor … (read more)

Editorial: MNFF hit it out of the park!

Throughout the five-day film festival, Middlebury’s downtown was hopping, with Saturday’s affair featuring dancing at 51 Main until almost midnight — a rare occurrence for any non-student crowd in our fair town, which normally is zipped up not long past 9 … (read more)

Film festival’s varied lineup brings cinematic spark to Middlebury

The 9th Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival will host a record number of movie makers Aug. 23-27, with 82 visiting filmmakers from as far away as Indonesia, including a Mount Abe grad.