For the sixth year in a row, the Camden International Film Festival will return coast of Maine in October. With its main venues at Camden’s Opera House, Bayview St. Cineman, Rockland’s Strand Theater, and Farnsworth Art museum, the festival will showcase the best in international documentaries. Screenings will be accompanied by Q&A’s with directors, concerts, interactive and video art installations, parties and panels. The intimate event will play host to almost 50 feature and shorts.
Passes are available online through October 1st, beginning September 15th. VIP passes are also available, so join the CIFF in Camden, Rockport and Rockland Maine for a weekend of fine documentary filmmaking. There will be 25 feature films, a series of shorts, and a special series of documentaries that were shot in Maine.
The CIFF began in 2005 as the only film festival to solely highlight nonfiction and documentary filmmakers in New England.They have screened hundreds of award-winning films and their commitment to quality presentation and execution is what has kept a growing fanbase year after year. In 2009, the CIFF introduced the Points North Documentary Film Forum, which is an opportunity for views to listen to and participate in panels, workshops and networking events in connection with the industry. Representatives from Sundance, HBO, PBS, Gucci-Tribeca, IFP and the LEF Foundation are available to connect with. Visit the CIFF blog for more info.