Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Film Festivals

To see a list of festivals based in Boston, please click here: Boston Film Festivals.

Belmont World Film

Belmont, MA—Established 2002

Boston World Film is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that presents an international film series and a family film festival, as well as other film events during the year.

"Do It Your Damn Self!!" National Youth Film Festival

Cambridge, MA—Established 1998

Curated by The Community Art Center's Teen Media Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, DIYDS is the longest-running youth-curated film festival in the United States.

European Short Film Festival

Cambridge, MA—Established 2001

The European Short Film Festival at MIT was founded in collaboration with The Goethe-Institute and the Harvard Film Archive as a way of showcasing the best in European short films.

Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival

Vineyard Haven, MA—Established 2006

Run by the Martha's Vineyard Film Society, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, the Martha's Vineyard International Film Festival screens the best shorts and features from major festivals around the world.

Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival

Amherst, MA—Established 1994

Presented by the Interdepartmental Program in Film Studies at UMass Amherst, the Massachusetts Multicultural Film Festival screens award-winning films from around the world.

Nantucket Film Festival

Nantucket, MA—Established 1996

Founded by Jill and Jonathan Burkhart, the Nantucket Film Festival was created to promote cultural awareness and celebrate excellence in screenwriting and filmmaking.

Provincetown International Film Festival

Provincetown, MA—Established 1999

The Provincetown International Film Festival screens features and shorts from around the world and honors the town's history by including both LGBT and Portuguese films in the festival program.

Williamstown Film Festival

Williamstown, MA—Established 1998

The Williamstown Film Festival—a non-profit organization—was founded by local residents and alumni of Williams College in order to bring film to a region with an established commitment to the arts.

Woods Hole Film Festival

Woods Hole, MA—Established 1992

As the oldest film festival on the Cape and the Islands, the Woods Hole Film Festival—a 501(c)(3) non-profit—presents over a hundred films from around the world each summer.

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