Provincetown International Film Festival Announces 2017 Lineup

INGRID GOES WEST selected as Closing Night Film

May 4, 2017 (Provincetown, MA) – The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) announced today its complete lineup of narrative, documentary and short films for its 19th edition, running June 14-18, 2017. Matt Spicer’s INGRID GOES WEST has been selected as the Closing Night film, with co-writer and director Spicer and producer and star Aubrey Plaza in attendance.

“This year’s program continues PIFF’s long tradition of supporting a diverse and exciting range of filmmakers – as always, with a special emphasis on emerging filmmakers,” said Director of Programming Andrew Peterson. “We can’t wait to share these filmmakers and their stories with our audiences this June.”

The full lineup is listed below:

MR. ROOSEVELT — directed by Noël Wells

INGRID GOES WEST– directed by Matt Spicer

AFTER LOUIE — directed by Vincent Gagliostro (Thursday, June 15)
THE BEGUILED — directed by Sofia Coppola (Friday, June 16)
THE DEATH AND LIFE OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON — directed by David France (Saturday, June 17)

JOHN WATERS PRESENTS: KRISHA — directed by Trey Edward Shults
EPISODIC SPOTLIGHT: DIFFICULT PEOPLE starring Billy Eichner and Julie Klausner — presented by Hulu

BEACH RATS — directed by Eliza Hittman
BEATRIZ AT DINNER — directed by Miguel Arteta
BLIND — directed by Michael Mailer
BRIGSBY BEAR — directed by Dave McCary
COLUMBUS — directed by Kogonada
GOD’S OWN COUNTRY — directed by Francis Lee
LADY MACBETH — directed by William Oldroyd
LANDLINE — directed by Gillian Robespierre
LANE 1974 — directed by S.J. Chiro
LEMON — directed by Janicza Bravo
LITTLE PINK HOUSE — directed by Courtney Moorehead Balaker
LOST IN PARIS — directed by Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon
LUCKY — directed by John Carroll Lynch
MAUDIE — directed by Aisling Walsh
THE ORNITHOLOGIST — directed by João Pedro Rodrigues
POP AYE — directed by Kirsten Tan
THE RING THING — directed by William Sullivan
SEVENTEEN — directed by Monja Art
SIGNATURE MOVE — directed by Jennifer Reeder
THE STRANGE ONES — directed by Christopher Radcliff and Lauren Wolkstein
STRANGE WEATHER — directed by Katherine Dieckmann
TOM OF FINLAND — directed by Dome Karukoski
THE TRIP TO SPAIN — directed by Michael Winterbottom
THE WOUND — directed by John Trengove

32 PILLS: MY SISTER’S SUICIDE — directed by Hope Litoff
ANATOMY OF A MALE BALLET DANCER — directed by David Barba and James Pellerito
BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY — directed by David Alvarado and Bill Sussberg
BRONX GOTHIC — directed by Andrew Rossi
CHAVELA — directed by Catherine Gund and Daresha Kyi
DOLORES — directed by Peter Bratt
I AM EVIDENCE — directed by Trish Adlesic and Geeta Gandbhir
THE LAST PIG — directed by Allison Argo
MANSFIELD 66/67 — directed by P. David Ebersole and Todd Hughes
POWER STRUGGLE — directed by Robbie Leppzer
RAT FILM — directed by Theo Anthony
SPETTACOLO — directed by Jeff Malmberg and Chris Shellen
SUSANNE BARTSCH: ON TOP — directed by Anthony Caronna and Alexander Smith
WHOSE STREETS? — directed by Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis

1992 — directed by Anthony Doncque
AMYDEE — directed by Amy DePaola
BAYARD & ME — directed by Matt Wolf
BLIND SUSHI — directed by Eric Heimbold
CALL YOUR FATHER — directed by Jordan Firstman
COLD STORAGE — directed by Eddie Shore
THE COLLECTION — directed by Adam Roffman
DEAR MR. SHAKESPEARE — directed by Shola Amoo
GODDESS — directed by Karishma Dube
A DOLL’S EYES — directed by Jonathan Wysocki
DUSK — directed by Jake Graf
EAGLEHAWK — directed by Shannon Murphy
A FEW THINGS ABOUT ROBERT IRWIN — directed by Lisanne Skyler
KITTY — directed by Chloë Sevigny
THE LAW OF AVERAGES — directed by Elizabeth Rose
LITTLE POTATO — directed by Wes Hurley
LOVE THE SINNER — directed by Geeta Gandbhir and Jessica Devaney
MY BEAUTIFUL CRAZY TOWN — directed by David Cox
THE NIGHT CLEANER — directed by Blair Fukumura
OUT AGAIN — directed by Robin Cloud
PEDRO — directed by Marco Leão, André Santos
PLUS ONE — directed by Peter Knegt
POST-APOCALYPTIC POTLUCK — directed by Guinevere Turner
A QUAKER SOUND — directed by Benedict Campbell
SEAHORSE — directed by Nate Gualtieri
SPRING — directed by Laurel Parmet
SUMMER CAMP ISLAND — directed by Julia Pott
THEATER OF DESIRE: SPLIT BRITCHES — directed by Shelby Zoe Coley
TICK DAYS — directed by Marnie Crawford Samuelson and Shane Hofeldt
VICTOR & ISOLINA — directed by William Caballero

As previously announced, the festival will open with MR. ROOSEVELT, written, directed and starring Noël Wells. Academy Award-nominated writer/director Sofia Coppola will receive the festival’s premier honor, the Filmmaker on the Edge award, in conversation with John Waters, and actress Chloë Sevigny will receive the Excellence in Acting Award in conversation with Eugene Hernandez, deputy director of the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

The Provincetown International Film Festival runs June 14 – 18, 2017 in Provincetown, MA. Purchase festival passes at Individual tickets go on sale on May 22.

The 2017 Filmmaker on the Edge Award is sponsored by Lithexcel. The Excellence in Acting Award is sponsored by The Palette Fund and the Mallrd Foundation. Major sponsors of the 2017 Provincetown International Film Festival include: HBO, Wine Enthusiast, the Visitor Tourism Board, the Massachusetts Cultural Council, Xfinity, HereTV, and The Boston Globe.

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About The Provincetown Film Society & The Provincetown International Film Festival:

To make Provincetown – with its unique combination of art institutions, culture, history and natural beauty – the global destination for creative exploration in film.

The Provincetown Film Society (PFS) is a non-profit dedicated to continuing the founding mission of the Provincetown Art Colony – to provide a welcoming, nurturing and inspiring environment for boundless and authentic creative exploration – in film. From the time it was founded in 1998 the Society has been committed to serving its communities who are often outside of the mainstream, in the margins, or otherwise underserved – but have a voice critical to the evolution of artistic expression. It has also been dedicated to the celebration of Provincetown – an American treasure nestled amongst spectacular National Seashore beaches, and a shining example of diversity and inclusion. Through its Festival, Cinema and Institute, the Society endeavors to give year-round support to aspiring and up-and-coming, and established independent filmmakers, and to connect them with curious and engaged audiences globally.

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