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