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This Weekend, MIFF By-the-Sea returns to Bar Harbor

By Lisa Burton on Sept. 15, 2016, at 2:39 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 16, 2016 4 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016 1 p.m. to 11 p.m.Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Reel Pizza, 33 Kennebec Place, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3828; reelpizza.com/miff.php PRESS RELEASEStory continues …
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HS District VI JAZZ FEST Rescheduled at MDI High Thursday 2/25

By Lisa Burton on Feb. 24, 2016, at 9:41 a.m.
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Mount Desert Island High School, Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: mdihsmusic.org/district-jazz-festival.html 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 …
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HS District VI JAZZ FEST at MDI High Wednesday 2/24

By Lisa Burton on Feb. 22, 2016, at 9:29 a.m.
Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Location: Mount Desert Island High School, Eagle Lake Road, Bar Harbor, Maine 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 …
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Bar Harbor’s MIFF By-the-Sea Welcomes Films and Filmmakers

By Lisa Burton on Sept. 11, 2015, at 10:41 a.m.
Friday, Sept. 18, 2015 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 2 p.m. to 11 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 1 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.Monday, Sept. 21, 2015 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Location: Reel Pizza Cinerama, 33 Kennebec Place, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3828; reelpizza.com/miff.php Plan to …
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MIFF By-the-Sea Film Fest this weekend features local, international films

By Lisa Burton on Sept. 11, 2014, at 2:13 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 4 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014 2 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 4:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Location: Reel Pizza Cinerama, 33 Kennebec Place, Bar Harbor, Maine For more information: 207-288-3828; reelpizza.com Tired of …
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SWEET DREAMS will be screening Fri 9/13 at 7pm and Sun 9/15 at 3:45pm at "MIFF By-the-Sea" at Reel Pizza.

Maine Int’l Film Fest plays Bar Harbor

By Lisa Burton on Sept. 07, 2013, at 1:31 p.m.
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 delighted by …
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Selections from this year's Maine International Film Festival will be screened at Bar Harbor's Reel Pizza Cinerama Sept 7 - 10.

Reel Pizza hosts MIFF By-the-Sea Film Festival

By Lisa Burton on Aug. 30, 2012, at 4:55 p.m.
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 Reel Pizza’s …
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Film Director Whit Stillman will be introducing his latest work at Reel Pizza in Bar Harbor July 7 - 9.

Acclaimed filmmaker with local ties hosts Reel Pizza screening

By Lisa Burton on July 03, 2012, at 1:01 p.m.
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 blockbuster temporarily …