Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

Showcasing the Best Contemporary Indie Films in All Genres

Thu Sep 5th thru Sat Sep 7th

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GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

All tickets bought for the screenings will be for GENERAL ADMISSION seating.
If you need reasonable accommodations, such as wheelchair accessible seating….
...please call our Box Office: 781.646.4849
Wheelchair Accessible seating is also available online

 

The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival (MassIFF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization run by filmmakers, film writers, and film lovers who’s goal is to showcase films from around the world made by truly independent filmmakers. The MassIFF showcases the best of contemporary independent film making in all genres (drama, experimental, comedy, horror, slow cinema, science fiction, fantasy, animation, documentary, and more).

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The MassIFF dedicates Q&A Time and Conducts Video Interviews for visiting filmmakers and also helps promote selected films to find new audiences. The Massachusetts Independent Film Festival has a deep appreciation for the art of cinema and welcomes all to join us this year!

 

TICKETING & PRICE INFORMATION

BLOCK SEATING: $12.00 In-Advance
Day Passes [$25.00] & Full Festival Passes [$40.00] are available below…
[A surcharge will be added at ALL Points of Sale]


...for Saturday’s Blocks

              Also buy your One-Day-Pass here too…

SATURDAY PROGRAM

DAY 3 - SATURDAY at 12:00PM: BLOCK #7 - Asian Cinema

Block Run Time: 2:12:00

The girl in a tiny room w/ Subtitles - 1:22:00
Heeju becomes a recluse from bullying at high school. She learns how to regain confidence from Dong-ha who she met from online live streaming. Dong-ha teaches her how to do self-hypnosis using a pendulum. He also encourages other recluses like him to get better. Heeju, who’s spent an entire year in her room, regains confidence slowly and finally leaves the room. She also makes up with her mom and decides to re-enter the society but Haeyoung, the bully, finds out where she lives and the harassment starts again.
Terrolun and Lunlun w/ Subtitles - 50:00
Two lonely people, a youth story.
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DAY 3 - SATURDAY at 2:25PM: BLOCK #8

Block Run Time: 1:59:00

The Golden Age w/ Subtitles - 1:47:00
May 1967. A penniless Franco-American producer living in Los Angeles returns to Paris, following in his mother’s footsteps to flee the Vietnam War.
He meets an ambitious French theater actress, who acts in small Parisian theaters in front of empty seats. Both desperate to change the world, they decide to embark on an artistic project together, ending up in a small village in the South of France: Saint-Tropez… In this village tinged with artistic revolution and music, the experiences they have together will soon force them to face up to their choices. How far are they willing to go to change this world that doesn’t work for them.
Finding Amelia - 9:00
A young woman struggling with her self identity and fitting in does whatever it takes to reach her goal, break records and shatter through the glass ceiling in the sky.
The Penis - 3:00
What do you need to get ahead in the work place? A penis!
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DAY 3 - SATURDAY from 4:00PM to 5:00PM: Free Panel Discussion

Regent Underground Theatre

From Script to Screen
Taking the step to make your first film. A panel of filmmakers discuss what it entails to move from writing to taking a script into production and following-up with a strong post production plan. The winning strategies and the pitfalls in writing a script.
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DAY 3 - SATURDAY at 4:30PM: BLOCK #9 - Documentary 2

Block Run Time: 1:33:00

Vermont Fancy - 48:00
‘Vermont Fancy’ is the story of a single farmer in rural Vermont, struggling with the consequences of his choice of life style, and the existential problem of what happens in the future as he ages and faces losing the ability to maintain his farm.
The Ocean Knows No Borders - 38:00
The Ocean Knows No Borders follows the story of Aunofo Havea, the first female licensed captain in all of Polynesia and the creator of the whale swimming industry in her native country of Tonga, as she inspires other women to face the unknown and break the glass ceiling.
Recipe For Disaster: Green Crabs in The Great Marsh - 7:00 NE Film
Recipe For Disaster is the story of an ecological catastrophe in the making in four neighboring towns on the Massachusetts coast. As native scallops, mussels, clams, and protective eelgrass disappear under the explosive invasion of green crabs, scientists, local experts, and residents are scrambling to save the marsh from decimation.
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DAY 3 - SATURDAY at 6:15PM: BLOCK #10 - Shorts Block

Block Run Time: 2:09:00

Put Your Feet Up - 21:00
A man discusses his unique fetish with a woman he met on Craigslist.
Adult A.D.R. - 29:00 NE FIlm
A home recording studio takes on a job helping a local actress and winds up being forced to sound design an adult film.
re|cord - 20:00 NE
You’re On the Air - 17:00
In 1999, radio host Max Tanner is caught in a hostage situation live on the air. Can Max keep the caller on the phone long enough or will we find out who Max really is?
Four-Sided - 12:00
Based upon the critically acclaimed novel, A Four-Sided Bed, by Elizabeth Searle, and starring transgender pioneer Rain Valdez, Four-Sided is an impressionistic romance exploring the dynamics between four lovers encircling a transgender woman’s rites of passage and her co-dependent ‘sister’. Each reacting differently when it comes
From Within - 8:00
A series of bizarre encounters with the supernatural sends a woman down a nightmarish road of memories that can only end in blood.
Heartbeat - 11:00
In a not distant future, an American couple, expecting their first child, receive the unfortunate news that they are having a miscarriage. The wife is immediately arrested for manslaughter.
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9:00PM - After Party and Award Show - 9:00PM