P R O U D L Y A N N O U C I N G
A Simple Goodbye, Degena Yun, China : TX Premiere
After Spring, Ellen Martinez and Steph Ching, USA
All The Colors Of The Night, Eléonore Berrubé, France : North American Premiere
Antisocial, Megan Cardwell, USA
Asha, Meena Nanji, Kenya : US Premiere
Baby Doll, John Valley, USA
Base, Alexandra McGuinness, USA
Belladonna Of Sadness (1973), Eiichi Yamamoto, Japan
Black And White In Color, Juliana Thomas, USA : TX Premiere
Black Sheep, Mitchell Hubes , USA
Brix And The Bitch, Nico Raineau , USA : TX Premiere
Bunny & Non-Bunnyness, Ben Blanchard, USA : World Premiere
Cathedral Park: Angie, Travis Blue, USA : World Premiere
Chocolate Metal Mountain, Ryan Maxy + Danielle Davis, USA
Circunstancia, Alisa Cacho-Sousa, Cuba
Class of 27
Crush, Katherine Bernard, USA
Devastator, Adolfo Cantu -Villarreal, USA : North American Premiere
Dogsbody, Josh Crockett, USA
Dreamlands, Sarah Dunlop, UK
Emmett, Brooks Morrison, USA : World Premiere
Empty Bed, Brandt Shandera, USA
Exit Interview, Winnie Cheung, USA : Tx Premiere
Eye Of India, Benn Burkeley, India
Flesh And Blood, Merlin Camozzi, USA
Flying Eggs, Sheldon Chau, USA : World Premiere
Hit And Run, Jason Neulander, USA : TX Premiere
House Keeper, Lane Stroud, USA : TX Premiere
How To Let Go Of The World And Love All The Things Climate Can’t Change, Josh Fox, USA
Indigo, Jodie Wilson, Canada
Jackson, Maisie Crow, USA
Lightningface, Brian Petsos, USA : TX Premiere
Lightning In The Hand, Joey Grossfield, USA
Make Like a Dog
Madame Psychosis Holds a Séance, Rosson Crow, USA
Nascent, Lindsay Branham and Jonathan Kasbe, Central Africa
Oasis, Samantha Drake, USA
Oh My God, Forgive Me, Alexa Coblent, USA : World Premiere
Pet, Chris Moraitis, Greece : TX Premiere
Prestige Ingredients, Danielle and Adrian Rubi Dentzel, France
Putting The Dog To Sleep, Robert Ravenscroft, USA
Radio Dreams, Babak Jalali, USA
Relics of the World
Rotten, Katerina Gorshkov, USA
Scripts, Jeannie Wonders, USA : US Premiere
Second Skin, Charlie Manton, UK : TX Premiere
Set The Thames On Fire, Ben Charles Edwards, UK : TX Premiere
Sleep When Dead, John Valley, USA
Something That Matters, Steven Lyon, USA
Stare At The Sun, Thomas Allen Humphreys, USA
Starfall, Nicolas Sieganthelar, Switzerland
Tav Falco : Make Me Know You’re Mine, JP Olsen, Kristen Nutile, USA : World Premiere
Terra Incognita, Bruno Mello, Brazil : TX Premiere
The Bus Stop, Justin Malone, USA
The Deal, Daniel Kaminsky, USA : TX Premiere
The Duke, Max Barbakow, USA : TX Premiere
The Garden, Natalia Iyudin, USA
The Nude, Brian Zahm, USA
The Past Inside The Present, James Siewert, USA
The People Garden, Nadia Litz, Canda
To Keep The Light, Erica Fae, USA : TX Premiere
Trainsurfers, Adrien Cothier, USA
Transpecos, Greg Kwedar, USA
Under The Sun, Qui Yang, China
Unremarkable, Jared Anderson, USA : World Premiere
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The Bob Bullock Museum in Austin, TX recently featured a retrospective of films screened by the Marfa Film Festival on April 28th, 2016. MFF shared a slate of shorts, music videos and one of all our all time favorite films “The American Astronaut” by Cory McAbee. Festival creator and director Robin Lambaria was present for a Q&A, followed by a gathering at Justine’s Brasserie. Thank you to all who joined us for this memorable Event.
Since 2007 the Marfa Film Festival has attracted talented filmmakers, international press, industry professionals, and attendees from around the world to a remote corner of far west Texas. Over 5 days we screen a diverse mix of features, shorts, music videos, and experimental works, including a full afternoon schedule followed each evening by outdoor classics screenings in a starlit desert, with special happenings and spaces.
Our program celebrates innovation and excellence in filmmaking through meticulous curation and fostering a relaxed social space where up-and-coming filmmakers and adventurous cinephiles mix with film veterans and living legends in a captivatingly scenic, culturally rich environment. We show films one-at-a-time, so attendees can enjoy the entire program with spare hours to relax and socialize in that unhurried “sun-drenched desert town at the end of the world” Marfa kind of way.
Filmmakers, flims, and musical talents featured at MFF have gone on to win Oscars, Emmys and Grammys. Our program features works of promising newcomers, exceptional talents, and celebrated masters, including world premieres and overlooked classics.
The remote landscape surrounding Marfa has witnessed a fascinating history of art and film which continues to unfold in. Festival attendees enjoy an intimate get-away immersed in the unique culture, spectacular scenery, and clear air of the Marfa plateau.
Passes get you into all screenings, plus a commemorative badge, festival tote and program guidebook.
• EarlyBird passes purchased before Dec 31, 2015 will include a special goodie bag, free festival tee shirt, and invite to a filmmakers VIP pool party at the 2016 festival.
MFF is extending $100 off 5 day passes till Feb 14th! All pass holders will be invited to our film lover early bird filmmaker pool party!
• Discounted Passes and Tickets available for Tri-County residents (available on-site during the fest with a local photo ID or utility bill)
We accept Narratives, Documentaries, Animated Films, Music Videos, Trailers / Teasers, Experimental Works, and Screenplays of any genre, addressing any topic. Films must screen within defined runtimes, detailed in our entry guidelines.
Selecting a film for the Marfa Film Festival program is the only formal award we bestow. MFF doesn’t choose ‘best-of’ or organize selected films into competitive hierarchies. We’ve noticed eschewing competitiveness seems to foster a refreshingly unguarded social atmosphere where creative people with a diversity of experiences and reputations can meet to discover new friendships and collaborations naturally. We treat visiting filmmakers with friendly hospitality including a luxuriant filmmakers only dinner and other special happenings.
Traveling to the Marfa Film Festival is an adventure in itself. Located in one of the most remote corners of the United States, you can arrive here by automobile, train, and private airplane. For specific information about how to make your way to Marfa click here.
A duplicate portion of our program will also screen in the neighboring town of Alpine, so we highly recommend booking there if accommodations in Marfa become scarce.
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