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Our festival is expanding! Buy Discounted Passes Now Next year we plan to add screenings on Sunday morning and afternoon in Keene, in addition to our Best of Fest in Peterborough on Sunday afternoon. Plus, we’re holding a closing night

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Film Explores the Healing Powers of Flyfishing

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 From, Arts-Living of The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript The Monadnock International Film Festival presents the documentary “Not Yet Begun To Fight” as part of their ongoing series. The film will screen at 7 p.m. on Nov. 7 at

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Documentary Brings Memories to Life for Local Architect

By Steve Gilbert Sentinel Staff It had been 14 years since Dan Scully of Keene saw the documentary “My Architect,” about a son’s contemplative quest for insight into the father he hardly knew. The experience was just as powerful —

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Monadnock Film Festival culminates with Daniels Award documentary

By Ethan DeWitt Sentinel Staff April 24, 2017 In Deh’Subz, a remote village in Afghanistan’s Kabul province, meaningful change can seem a rarity. Literacy rates have long been near the lowest in the world. Many of the village’s families today

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Film About American Atomic Bomb Victims Leaves Festival Audience Spent, by Steve Gilbert

By Stephen Gilbert Sentinel Staff April 22, 2017 As the credits rolled in the darkened theater and music from the score faded into silence, quiet sobs from the audience became audible. If films are supposed to inspire, uplift and stimulate,

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For MONIFF, It’s Show Time

By Xander Landen Sentinel Staff April 21, 2017 A red carpet and posts attached with a rope ran from under the marquee of The Colonial Theatre in Keene and out onto Main Street. Dozens of moviegoers, some dressed to the

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MONIFF Brings Film Festival to Peterborough Community Theatre

MONIFF Best in Fest at Peterborough Communigy Theatre

For the first time, MONIFF will bring the film festival to Peterborough’s Community Theatre on Sunday, April 23rd, with the Best of Fest. At the Saturday night awards presentation on April 22nd, the Audience Choice Awards will be announced for

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Finger On The Film Festival Button

Dianna Costello, A Force In Film (a) Costello’s imagination runs wild Article By Allie Ginwala Contributing Writer Saturday, October 15, 2016 To say Dianna Costello has had a full career would be an understatement. From Boston to Los Angeles to

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Best of New Hampshire, July 2016, New Hampshire Magazine

the colonial theatre headlines the monadnock international film festival - best in nh 2016

Up-and-coming Film Fest: Not to take anything away from the work done by the big New Hampshire Film Festival in October, it’s noteworthy that, in the sleepy southwest corner of our state, a serious contender has emerged. Held in April,

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Monadnock film festival officials deem event a success

moniff lamp post announcing 2016 film festival

Article By Meghan Foley Sentinel Staff Tuesday, April 19, 2016 The filmmakers are gone, the awards presented and the Monadnock International Film Festival pronounced a success. MONIFF Executive Director Dianna Costello said Monday she hasn’t had a chance to find

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