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Provincetown International Film Festival

Thursday, June 15th, 2017 8:00 pm
BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: Bill Nye: Science Guy 2017, USA, 101 minutes Directed by David Alvarado, Bill Sussberg Bill Nye is on a quest to change the world through science! Using advocacy, education, and his charming personality, Nye makes a strong argument for why science matters more than ever in a culture increasingly indifferent to evidence. He is leading by example, and speaking out against those who deny its value. With exclusive access, this behind-the-scenes portrait of “the Science guy” inspires both young and older to stand up for what they believe and see the possibilities in front of us.

Provincetown International Film Festival

Friday, June 16th, 2017 6:00 pm
DOLORES
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: Dolores 2017, USA, 95 minutes Directed by Peter Bratt Every important activist movement has an unsung hero. Few activists have affected as many lives as Dolores Huerta. The equal co-founder of the first farm workers' union in America alongside Cesar Chavez, the mother of 11 became a feminist, grassroots organizer, non-violent protester and civil rights icon. Her landmark battles have been unfairly diminished over time. With unprecedented access to both Dolores and her children, the film reveals the raw, personal stories behind the public figure.  

The Provincetown International Film Festival

Friday, June 16th, 2017 8:15 pm
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin 2017, USA, 90 minutes Directed by Jennifer Kroot THE UNTOLD TALES OF ARMISTEAD MAUPIN examines the life and work of one of the world's most beloved storytellers, following his evolution from a conservative son of the Old South into a gay rights pioneer. Jennifer Kroot's documentary about the creator of Tales of the City moves nimbly between playful and poignant and laugh-out-loud funny. With help from his friends (including Neil Gaiman, Laura Linney, Olympia Dukakis, Sir Ian McKellen and Amy Tan) Maupin offers a disarmingly frank look at his fascinating journey.

The Provincetown International Film Festival

Saturday, June 17th, 2017 2:00 pm
Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: Window Horses: The Poetic Persian Epiphany of Rosie Ming 2016, Canada, 85 minutes Directed by Ann Marie Flemingj Voice talent: Sandra Oh, Ellen Page, Shohreh Aghdashloo Elegant in its simplicity and animated in a whimsical style that at times evokes the work of Faith and Emily Hubley, WINDOW HORSES follows the story of Rosie Ming (voice of Sandra Oh), a young Canadian poet in search of her place in the world. Accepted into a poetry festival in Shiraz, Iran, Rosie bids adieu to her grandparents and begins an unwitting journey of forgiveness and reconciliation. WINDOW HORSES is filled with poetry and stories, employing the talents of a variety of animators who each get a chance to shine.

Provincetown International Film Festival

Saturday, June 17th, 2017 4:00 pm
The Last Pig & Blind Sushi
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: The Last Pig 2017, USA, 54 minutes Directed by Allison Argo THE LAST PIG is a deeply immersive contemplation on life and personal ethics as it follows a compassionate pig farmer grappling with his conscience. Bob Comis has come to a crossroads as we glimpse him through his final year of raising pigs for food. Against the stunning backdrop of upstate New York, THE LAST PIG offers an entirely new view of small-scale livestock farming, strikingly directed by award-winning Cape Cod filmmaker Allison Argo. Preceded by Blind Sushi 2017, USA, 17 minutes Directed by Eric Heimbold A blind adventure writer and a sustainable sushi chef form a bond while searching for enlightenment in the murky depths off the New England coast.

The Provincetown International Film Festival

Saturday, June 17th, 2017 6:00 pm
Power Struggle
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: Power Struggle 2017, USA, 104 minutes Directed by Robbie Leppzer Democracy prevails when a nuclear engineer turned whistle-blower, a 93-year old grandmother, and a scrappy new governor join forces with an array of activists to score a rare grassroots environmental victory in shuttering an aging nuclear reactor in Vermont. A timely, inspiring story of real democracy in action; about whether citizens’ voices will be heard against big moneyed interests, and what people are doing locally right now to make a difference for a sustainable energy future. Massachusetts director Robbie Leppzer traced this New England story over seven years and is now unveiling the world premiere in Provincetown!

The Provincetown International Film Festival

Saturday, June 17th, 2017 8:15 pm
Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer
BUY TICKETS HERE The Provincetown International Film Festival presents: Anatomy of a Male Ballet Dancer 2017, USA, 83 minutes Directed by David Barba, James Pellerito ANATOMY OF A MALE BALLET DANCER offers a unique behind-the-scenes portrait of Brazilian ballet star Marcelo Gomes. Widely considered the greatest partner of his generation, every ballerina desires to dance with him. From his struggle to reach the top of the ballet world, to his complicated relationship with his father, the film takes us on Marcelo's journey across international stages around the world. Currently celebrating his 20th year with American Ballet Theatre, Marcelo remains at the peak of his game.