Five Days of Film Fest Fun

Five days, over 100 independent films and the largest arts event on Cape Cod….It’s time for the 2018 Provincetown International Film Festival or PIFF. This year’s celebrity packed event is set to attract over 10,000 enthusiasts and offers and impressive lineup of feature films, documentaries, panel discussions and parties. If you’re looking to be part of the crowd, get to Provincetown. If you’re looking to get in on the action, get tickets right now. And, if your reading this thinking “10,000 plus in this little town!?”, find a nice quiet beach or slip into the Shipwreck Lounge for a cocktail.

Here are some of the weekend’s highlights (for the full-blown schedule visit the Provincetown Film Festival’s website):

Wednesday, June 13thWild Nights with Emily starring Molly Shannon (love her!) starts at 6:30PM at the Town Hall. This 84-minute film directed by Madeleine Olnek explores the personal life of famed American poet Emily Dickinson and her romance with another woman.

Thursday, June 14thThe Miseducation of Cameron Post starring Chloe Grace Moretz starts at 7:00 PM at The Town Hall. This 90-minute film directed by Desiree Akhavan is an adaptation of Emily Danforth’s acclaimed coming of age novel about a young girl from Montana discovering her own sexuality.

Friday, June 15thEvery Act of Life is a 90-minute inspirational documentary by Jeffrey Kaufman about the life of four-time Tony winning playwright Terrence McNally. The film shows at 7:00 PM at Art House 1.

Saturday, June 16thStudio 54 Directed by Matt Tyrnauer shows at 7:30 PM at Art House 2. This documentary about the former NYC nightclub features rare footage and offers an exclusive look into perhaps the greatest club of all time. Relive the party!

Sunday, June 17thWyeth Directed by Glenn Holsten tells the story of one of America’s most famous and least understood artists, Andrew Wyeth. The film shows at 7:30 PM at Art House 2.