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Maine International Film Festival kicks off at Waterville

MUMBAI: The ten-day Maine International Film Festival got off to a rousing start in Waterville yesterday. In these ten days, around 100 films from around the globe will be screened.


The festival, now in its 13th year, features screenings of international, independent and Maine-made films at the Waterville Opera House and the Railroad Square Cinema.


Screenplay writer Jay Cocks will receive the festival‘s Lifetime Achievement Award. A two-time Oscar award nominee, Cocks‘ screenplays include in films like Gangs of New York, The Age of Innocence and De-Lovely.


Besides showing films, the festival provides opportunities for audiences to meet and talk with directors, producers, writers and other people behind the movies.

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