Curtain to rise on MNFF8; film festival to offer thrills, stars & more

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival 8 will screen more than 140 films on six screens in MIddlebury next week.

Orchestra to accompany films at MNFF screening event

Live music will accompany a slate of films screened at Middlebury College during next week’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival.

MNFF film inspires hope for journalism

A 64-year-old man from a small town in rural Iowa may represent the best hope for community journalism in America. Art Cullen has more than four decades of newspapering behind him but he is developing a concept that could save news outfits like his, the S … (read more)

MNFF partners with Bali Film Festival on new prize

The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is right around the corner, Aug. 25-29. And new at this year’s festival is the AICEF Prize for Cross Cultural Filmmaking — an exciting new partnership with Indonesia’s highly regarded Bali International Film Festival … (read more)

‘Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore’ kicks off Sunset Series at Swift House Inn

MIDDLEBURY — Last Thursday night, July 8, the Middlebury New Filmmaker’s Festival (MNFF) began the “Sunset Series at Swift House Inn / Summer of Scorsese” with the 1974 comedy-drama “Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore.”MNFF producer Lloyd Komesar explained w … (read more)

Big local film festival to offer plenty online

The first-ever online version of Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF) is taking shape. Organizers of the sixth annual event — usually a spotlight happening that sends hundreds of people buzzing around downtown Middlebury just before Labor Day — have … (read more)

MNFF6:ONLINE top picks

Middlebury New Film Festival leaders have released a list of films that will highlight the lineup at the sixth annual gala. Among the best are: • “Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President,” a documentary that charts the mostly forgotten story of how former P … (read more)

Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival hits Year 5

This year marks the fifth edition of the Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (Aug. 22-25).  In film festival years, that makes us a teenager.  Since our ambitious first round in 2015, we’ve played more than 500 short and feature-length films and we’ve host … (read more)