Lights, Camera, Action! Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Schedule and Details

August 7, 2015
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Nothing comes alive like Middlebury at the end August. You’ll find a fresh crop of students, the foliage starting to peak, and… did you say new filmmakers? Well from August 27th-30th, they’ll be buzzing through the streets! Woodchuck Cider is excited to be sponsoring the inaugural Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival (MNFF)! The Festival will offer the dynamic work of first and second time filmmakers to appreciative audiences from Middlebury, all over Vermont – and beyond. So for all you appreciative audience members out there…


The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival will kick off on the evening of Thursday the 27th with the Opening Night Film at Town Hall Theater, and the After Party at the Swift House Inn. Tickets to Opening Night are sold separately and are available online at

On Friday, the fun kicks off at 10:30am and continues throughout the day at 1:30pm, 4:30pm, and 7:30pm. Throughout the day and evening you’ll be able to see many films at Town Hall Theater, Marquis Theater, Dana Auditorium, and the Marquis Screening Room. Enjoy a bevy at the 5pm Festival Happy Hour at the Lobby and then cap off the day at the Friday Night Gathering at Two Brothers Tavern from 8:30-10pm.

Saturday will bring you the same great fun with the same screening times, and the day will end with a fabulous Festival Dance Party on the Green with music, food and beverages from 7-11pm.

Sunday, grab breakfast at various spots around town before heading into three blocks of films – 10am, 2pm, and 4pm. And don’t miss the Closing ceremonies, featuring the VTeddy Awards at the Town Hall Theater!

See the entire schedule and list of viewing here!


There are plenty of pass options for the festivals! Whether you’re looking for a full weekend pass, a Day Pass, or just the opening night, get your passes today here!  Individual tickets will be sold at the door ten minutes before screenings begin.


So you know the schedule, and you’ve got your tickets in hand. Ready to see what you’re in for? Check out all the accepted films at this year’s Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival, and stay up to date on all details at the event’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages!

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