TONIGHT – APRIL 23, 2014

Join us at Nickelodeon Cinemas – 1 Temple St. Portland, Maine, 7:30 PM for the showing of The House Across The Street. Q&A with Filmmaker Arthur Luhn. Join us after the show at MJ’s Wine Bar – One City Center, Portland, Maine 04101

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DFF Films Have Been Selected!

Many MANY thanks to all of the very talented filmmakers out there, we received a variety of high quality films that were absolutely enjoyable.  Every year we are blown away by the increase in quality films. Since we would love to show them all, the film selection committee had to make very difficult decisions on […]

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Save the Date!!

The date has been set for the 11th Annual Maine Deaf Film Festival! Save the date: Friday, April 12th & Saturday, April 13, 2013! Still at the University of Southern Maine’s Talbot Lecture Hall [Luther Bonney Auditorium]. We are also partnering with a workshop being held Thursday April 11th and all day Friday April 12th. […]

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Final Day is Here!

Join us as we wrap up our last day of our festival today! And celebrate 10 years tonight after our last film with our wrap up party at Margarita’s! 11 Brown St, Portland! 1/2 Day Saturday [afternoon 1-5:00pm or evening 6:30-10:30p]: General Admission: $8 Seniors, children, non-USM students with ID: $5 USM Students: FREE with […]

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Deaf Night Out Before and After The Festival Tonight!

We will premiere our featured film tonight, The Hammer! Come join us! We start our festival tonight at 7:30p! After the featured film, we will have a discussion with Shoshannah Stern! FRIDAY NIGHT: 7:30 – 10:30 pm Luther Bonney Auditorium Deaf Night Out after at Bull Feeney’s, 375 Fore St, Portland Luther Bonney Talbot Auditorium […]

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Day Two Begins Tonight!

Tonight is our retrospective of our past 9 years! Come celebrate and enjoy the best films shown in our previous festivals! Join us for Deaf Night Out at Bull Feeney’s after tonight! 375 Fore St, Portland.  Directions can be found here THURSDAY NIGHT – A Retrospective: 7:30 – 10:30p; Deaf Night Out After the last […]

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TONIGHT!!!

Tonight we start our 10th Annual Maine Deaf Film Festival!! Come join us! WEDNESDAY NIGHT: 7:00 – 9:30pm Payson Smith Hall, Room 303 University of Southern Maine Campus 95 Bedford St. Admission: FREE! We will feature films done locally and across the globe.  Schedule is subject to change. 7:00 pm – Introductions 7:10 pm – […]

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maine deaf film festival update

Deaf Film Festival committee member Barney Vega going over the film festival schedule We are also excited to welcome Shoshanna Stern to the festival! She will be presenting after the blockbuster film The Hammer on Friday! Below is the film schedule for all your viewing pleasure! 10th Annual Maine Deaf Film Festival Schedule Wednesday, April […]

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additional day added!

Please join us Wednesday, April 11th 2012 for Maine Deaf Film Festival’s Amateur night!  From 7-9p at Payson Smith Hall on the University of Southern Maine’s Portland Campus – Room 303 We will feature amateur filmmakers local and around the world! FMI check out This Year’s Films page.

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the call for entries form

Maine Deaf Film Festival (www.mainedeaffilmfest.com) is devoted to showcasing the work of independent film and video artists. We are looking for work that exhibits exceptional artistry, insight, and innovation in all categories and genres. All lengths and genres are accepted for possible consideration, including experimental, animation, documentary, and narrative films. Captions are strongly encouraged.  Please […]

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Charity Hockey Game!

See the Maine Deaf Film Festival at a charity hockey game for a good cause! The Southern Maine Law Enforcement All Stars and the Portland Pirates are proud to partner with the Maine Center on Deafness (MCD) for yet another season! This year, the charity hockey game will benefit programs at MCD and will be […]

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Wrapping up!

We’re all getting excited for our 10th year!  We have recently added another night: Thursday Night! This evening will be titled: “Maine Deaf Film Festival – A Retrospective.”  We will unearth various films that have been shown in previous festivals.  This will happen from 7:30-10:30p. General admission is $5, USM Students with ID are free. […]

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Gearing Up for the Tenth Year!

Welcome to the Tenth Annual Deaf Film Festival at the University of Southern Maine! This festival is a project of the USM ASL Club and the Department of Linguistics. The Maine Deaf Film Festival is taking place on April 12-14, 2012. Maine Deaf Film Festival (www.mainedeaffilmfest.com) is devoted to showcasing the work of independent film […]

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