Rangeley Lakes Chamber of Commerce


August 8, 2018
8:00 PM
RFA Lakeside Theater
Call (207) 864-5000 for more information

MIFF in the Mountains - the Best of the Maine International Film Festival

Sun – Wed, Aug 5-8, 2018

Eight films over four evenings, 5 & 8 PM each night

Sponsored by Juliet J. Goodfriend


The BEST films of the Maine International Film Festival will be shown at MIFF in the Mountains: eight films over four nights, Sunday through Wednesday, August 5 – 8, at the RFA Lakeside Theater in Rangeley. Film lovers rejoice! A different film at 5 PM and 8 PM each evening. The complete schedule of films is below.

ALL Festival PASS: $50. / Individual Movie Passes: $7.

These eight films represent the best of American independent and international cinema. We will also spotlight some of Maine and New England’s most exciting and innovative filmmakers.

More than just movies!

Audiences also have opportunities to meet and talk with some of the people behind the movies – curators, professors, critics and filmmakers. For the complete list of films, visit rangeleyarts.org, click on MOVIES at the top of the page and follow the links to MIFF.


August 8 at 8 PM: Family First (Chien de garde) 

Canada 2018 – 88 minutes, In French with English subtitles. Director: Sophie Dupuis, Cast: Théodore Pellerin, Jean-Simon Leduc. Family First is a visceral shock to the system, suffused with raw energy and excitement that calls to mind the rush of early Martin Scorsese, Mean Streets.  JP lives with his brother, mother, and girlfriend, in a small apartment in the Verdun section of Montréal. Constantly walking a tightrope, JP tries to maintain a balance between his own life with his girlfriend, their dreams for a steadier future, and the numerous needs of his family, for which he feels responsible.

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