Conversation with Riz Ahmed – Excellence in Acting

Each year, the Provincetown Film Festival presents the “Excellence in Acting Award” to a film artist, whose admirable body of work pushes the boundaries of the medium, demonstrating originality and innovation. Past Acting honorees include Tilda Swinton, Patricia Clarkson, Vera Farmiga, Alan Cumming, Chloë Sevigny, Gael García Bernal and Parker Posey. This year we’re honored to celebrate the extraordinary actor, writer, creator, producer, musician, and “Conversation with Riz Ahmed – Excellence in Acting”

Filmmaker Celebration at Truro Vineyards

J Join us at the beautiful Truro Vineyards to celebrate a significant milestone for two film artists who have deep ties to Provincetown and our Festival: producer Christine Vachon and writer/director/producer Daniel Minahan. Their collaborations began with the landmark independent film I SHOT ANDY WARHOL, which Christine produced and Dan co-wrote. Twenty-five years later they have partnered again to create the new series HALSTON, with both serving as Executive Producers “Filmmaker Celebration at Truro Vineyards”

7th Annual Evan Lawson Filmmakers Brunch

7th Annual Evan Lawson Filmmakers’ Brunch in conversation with Award-Winning, New York Times Bestselling Author, Wally Lamb    Sunday, June 20th, 11:00 AM at Bubala’s By the Bay, 185 Commercial St. Provincetown Tickets: $275 – Individual $1000 – Co-Host (includes 2 tickets with VIP pre-brunch gathering, event recognition, and personally autographed books. Please give both guests’ first and last names at check-out.) $2500 – Host (includes 4 tickets with VIP pre-brunch gathering, event recognition, “7th Annual Evan Lawson Filmmakers Brunch”

Conversation with Richard Linklater – Filmmaker on the Edge

It’s hard to imagine what the American film landscape would look like without Richard Linklater. Linklater was among the first and most successful talents to emerge during the American independent film renaissance of the 1990s. Often his work explored what he dubbed “the youth rebellion continuum,” definitively capturing the 20-something culture of his era and introducing many young actors to Hollywood who would, in turn, “Conversation with Richard Linklater – Filmmaker on the Edge”


2021 Provincetown Film Festival Next Wave Honoree Natalie Morales is a spectacularly talented actor, director, writer, and activist. Her directorial debut LANGUAGE LESSONS (which won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at SXSW) in which she also stars can be seen here at PIFF. Natalie also directed the recent Hulu film PLAN B. Natalie’s acting credits include the Netflix series DEAD TO ME, HBO’s “CONVERSATION WITH NATALIE MORALES – NEXT WAVE HONOREE”

PIFFtalk: Conversation with Joey Soloway

Join us for a virtual conversation with television creator, showrunner, director and writer, Joey Soloway, on nonbinary and trans filmmakers. Soloway is the highest profile nonbinary individual in Hollywood, and created such award-winning and narrative changing shows as Transparent and is the author of the book, She Wants It: Desire, Power and the Toppling of the Patriarchy. “I think of being non-binary as a thought “PIFFtalk: Conversation with Joey Soloway”