BOSTON AREA FILM FESTIVALS
Belmont World Film
Belmont World Film is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit corporation that presents award-winning feature films, documentaries, animation, and shorts from around the world. We aim to bring people together, foster appreciation of the world's diversity, and stimulate discussion through the powerful universal language of film.
Boston Film Festival
The Boston Film Festival has become one of the cultural events that annually launches the fall film season. In 2000, some 50 feature films had their debut in Boston during a ten day period.
Boston International Film Festival
The Boston International Film Festival was created to celebrate the art of filmmaking and to honor the filmmakers who make it all possible. This is a festival dedicated to rewarding artists for their individual talents and for their creative expression through the medium of film. The festival strives to bring together in Boston local, national and international filmmakers by promoting the world’s most artistic and creative independent and experimental films.
Boston Jewish Film Festival
The Boston Jewish Film Festival presents the best contemporary films from around the world on Jewish themes at its annual Festival and throughout the year. Through features, shorts, documentaries, and conversations with visiting artists, the Festival explores Jewish identity, the current Jewish experience and the richness of Jewish culture in relation to a diverse modern world.
Boston Latino International Film Festival
The Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF) aims to present the latest films produced by Latinos and the latest films dealing pertaining to social issues of Latino communities in the US and Latin America. The festival also focuses on alternative films with social content from Latin America in addition to films addressing with Latino issues in the United States.
Boston Underground Film Festival
The Boston Underground Film Festival (BUFF) is an annual festival committed to the celebration of alternative vision and cultivation of independent, provocative and experimental filmmaking. By featuring work that pushes the envelope in form, style and content, BUFF seeks to be a platform for the screening of new work and a forum for the exchange of ideas amongst filmmakers, curators and audiences.
Chlotrudis Short Film Festival
The Chlotrudis Society for Independent Film is a non-profit organization that teaches people to view films actively, helps people experience the world through independent film, and encourages discussion and discourse about film and the world.
Independent Film Festival of Boston
The Independent Film Festival of Boston was created to discover films that are life changing, thought provoking, deal with real emotion, or expose an aspect of life in a new way from unknown filmmakers around the world.
Magners Boston Irish Film Festival
Th Boston Irish Film Festival (BIFF Productions) celebrates Ireland and the Irish on screen by providing exhibition, distribution, and educational opportunities for Irish filmmakers; honoring outstanding works with awards; and producing original documentaries on contemporary Irish cinema.
New England Film and Video Festival
The New England Film and Video Festival (NEFVF) is one of the nation's oldest continuously running festivals. Since 1976, the mission of the NEFVF is to promote and exhibit high quality independent film and video and to create networking opportunities. Entering its 32nd year, the festival showcases a diverse group of directors working in various formats and genres. In addition to its solid base with documentary videos, NEFVF also presents narrative, experimental, music videos, and animation works with equal priority and seriousness.
New Hampshire Film Festival (NHFF)
The New Hampshire Film Festival (NHFF) provides transportation and lodging to its showcase screenings, opening night feature, and works-in-progress screenings with celebrity cast members. Films selected by NHFF enjoys being part of a world-class film program, and filmmakers partake in educational workshops, round table discussions, gala after-parties, and an industry trade show presented by the NH Film and Television Office.
Roxbury Film Festival
The Roxbury Film Festival is the largest festival in New England dedicated to showcasing films that celebrate people of color. Our mission is to provide an opportunity for audiences to view these works and experience stories often overlooked in mainstream media. While New England filmmakers of color are the focus of the festival, we also screen films by filmmakers from various backgrounds and regions.
Filmmaking and Artist Resources
New England Film Festivals • New England region • Student Film Festivals
Funding Sources • Foundations • Grants
Making a Film in Rhode
Making a Film in the City
New England Media ~ print • web