For the inaugural year of the Ash Christian Shorts Filmmaking Program, the Provincetown Film Society is proud to welcome filmmaker Samantha Kann and her short film MIA & LUCY. The 2021 Ash Christian Shorts Filmmaking Program was made to support the next generation of young LGBTQ creatives, whose original voices and ideas may be best articulated through the medium of film. The program honors the “MIA & LUCY”


When a disillusioned New Yorker’s father dies, he goes home to Cape Cod and prepares the house for sale while sharing it with his father’s temperamental live-in boyfriend. Grieving, they circle each other, butt heads, and negotiate how to remember the man they both loved, and the significance of what he left behind. Shot on location on Cape Cod, including scenes at the Wellfleet Drive-in! “GIVE OR TAKE”


Join us at the Wellfleet Drive-In for a special 25th anniversary screening of this Coen Brothers classic—a true crime story (or is it?) about an inept salesman caught up in events that quickly spiral out of control and the persistent, and very pregnant, police officer who closes in on him like a modern-day Jean Valjean. Visually stunning, with an Oscar winning screenplay by (Provincetown’s own!) “FARGO”


Join us for a special screening of the Netflix award-winning documentary, DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD. The award-winning team of Director Kirsten Johnson (CAMERAPERSON) and Co-Producer Maureen Ryan will join us in person for a Q&A. As his father nears the end of his life, filmmaker Kirsten Johnson uses her movie-making magic to stage darkly hilarious ways for him to die while hoping that this exercise “DICK JOHNSON IS DEAD”


DAVID’S FRIEND, the film, captures David’s Friend the acclaimed one-woman show by Nora Burns (and featuring Billy Hough), which attracted New York City’s A-list to the iconic La Mama Theater for sold out shows. It’s a special and fast-paced celebration of the special bond between straight women and gay men, set against the backdrop, and music, of 1980s New York. “A potent performance about the “DAVID’S FRIEND”


Lights up on Washington Heights…the scent of a cafecito caliente hangs in the air just outside of the 181st Street subway stop, where a kaleidoscope of dreams rallies this vibrant and tight-knit community. At the intersection of it all is the likeable, magnetic bodega owner Usnavi (Anthony Ramos), who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes, imagines and sings about a better “IN THE HEIGHTS”