Provincetown International Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Provincetown International Film Festival
SINCE: 1999
WHERE: Provincetown, Massachusetts, USA
WEBSITE: www.ptownfilmfest.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The Provincetown Film Festival (PIFF) PFS first started out as the Provincetown Film Festival (PIFF) in 1999 as a means to attract economic development to the town during the shoulder month of June.

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Provincetown International Film Festival Reveals Film Lineup

The 2016 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced its lineup of Opening and Closing night films, spotlight selections, special screenings and narrative and documentary features for its 18th edition, running June 15-19, in Provincetown, MA.

LEARNING TO DRIVE Wins Top Award at 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival

LEARNING TO DRIVE Wins Top Award at 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival

LEARNING TO DRIVE directed by Isabel Coixet won the HBO Audience Award / Best Narrative Feature, and PACKED IN A TRUNK: THE LOST ART OF EDITH LAKE WILKINSON directed by Michelle Boyaner won the HBO Audience Award / Best Documentary Feature at the 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF). In LEARNING TO DRIVE, starring Patricia Clarkson and Ben Kinsley, a recently divorced book editor, on a path to self-sufficiency, and her driving instructor, a soft-spoken taxi driver from India […]

Shorts Lineup + Bobcat Goldthwait, Jennifer Coolidge Among Guests at 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival

Shorts Lineup + Bobcat Goldthwait, Jennifer Coolidge Among Guests at 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival

Writer/director, Bobcat Goldthwait and actress Jennifer Coolidge are among the honorees and distinguished guests for the 17th edition of the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) running June 17 to 21 in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait (CALL ME LUCKY) will be named the 2015 “Filmmaker on the Edge” in conversation with resident artist John Waters at Provincetown’s historic Town Hall on Saturday, June 20. Actress Jennifer Coolidge (BEST IN SHOW) will receive the Faith Hubley Career Achievement Award […]

“Sleeping with Other People” to Open “I Am Michael” to Close Lineup for 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival

“Sleeping with Other People” to Open “I Am Michael” to Close Lineup for 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival

The 2015 Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) running June 17 to 21, 2015, in Provincetown, Massachusetts will open with Leslye Headland’s SLEEPING WITH OTHER PEOPLE (pictured above), and close with I AM MICHAEL, directed by Justin Kelly. Spotlight Films are James Ponsoldt’s THE END OF THE TOUR, Paul Weitz’s GRANDMA and Jeffrey Schwartz’s TAB HUNTER CONFIDENTIAL.  The Festival also unveiled its lineup of narrative and documentary features for its 17th edition. “The independent filmmaking community continues to produce remarkably high […]

“LOVELACE” to Open and “EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES” to Close the 15th Provincetown International Film Festival

“LOVELACE” to Open and “EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES” to Close the 15th Provincetown International Film Festival

The 15th Anniversary of the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) will take place in Provincetown, Massachusetts from June 19th through June 23rd, 2013.  The festival will open with Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman’s LOVELACE (pictured above), and close with EMANUEL AND THE TRUTH ABOUT FISHES, directed by Francesca Gregorini.  The Friday Night Spotlight selection is I AM DIVINE, directed by Jeffrey Schwartz and the Saturday Night Spotlight Selection is I’M SO EXCITED!, directed by Pedro Almodovar.

2011 Provincetown International Film Festival award winners

2011 Provincetown International Film Festival award winners

The 2011 Provincetown International Film Festival which ran June 15th thru 19th, announced its award winners on Sunday night.  Prizes were given to the following films: DIRTY GIRL (directed by Abe Sylvia) won the HBO Audience Award Best Narrative Feature.  **US Premiere at PIFF**   BUCK (directed by Cindy Meehl) won the HBO Audience Award Best Documentary Feature   HELLO CALLER (directed by Andrew Putschoegl) won the HBO Audience Award Best Short Film 27 (directed […]