PRESS RELEASE For nineteen years the Maine Film Center has been choosing over 100 films per year, from Maine and beyond our country’s borders, to curate the renowned Maine International Film Festival (MIFF), a ten day cineaste’s dream held each July in Waterville. For the past… Read More
    The High School District VI Jazz Festival has been postponed due to today’s weather cancelling and delaying school across the district. The event has been rescheduled in its entirety for tomorrow, Thursday February 25th. 9am to 9pm at the MDI High School in Bar Harbor. The musicians have… Read More
    What’s Hot, Smooth, Cool, and Swings and Bebops? It’s the District 6 High School Jazz Festival that will be heating up the Mount Desert Island High School on Wednesday February 24th (with a snow day of Feb 25). Music students from Washington Academy, Shead HS, Calais HS, Brewer… Read More
    Plan to go exploring with the Maine International Film Festival By-the-Sea coming to Reel Pizza Cinerama next weekend for its seventh year. For four days, starting Friday September 18th, both auditoriums will be abuzz with activity. The temperatures lately certainly have been warm enough to… Read More
    Late-summer is the time for many of us to slow down and catch a breath after the whirlwind that is the high season in Bar Harbor. FIRST LIGHT FILM SOCIETY, the non-profit arm of Bar Harbor’s Reel Pizza Cinerama, has the perfect solution – come be surprised and… Read More
    As the summer season winds down, Reel Pizza Cinerama, Bar Harbor’s year-round twin-screen movie theater, is preparing to host a fourth year of MIFF By-the-Sea, a festival featuring a selection of worthy films first screened at this past July’s Waterville-based Maine International Film Festival. Curated and presented by… Read More
    Whit Stillman is not your average American filmmaker. He made his first film – Metropolitan (1990)—at age 38, following prior careers in journalism and international sales. The early nineties was a rich time for independent filmmaking in the US as Sundance became a household word and the Hollywood… Read More