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20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival Starts Thurs. Oct. 6th

Over 100 exciting new independent feature films, documentaries and shorts from local and international filmmakers, fun panels, special guests, filmmaker Q&A, parties and so much more will be waiting for you October 6 – 9 at the 20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival!

Your NHFF experience begins at our Event Headquarters, where you will pickup your pass bought on our website or purchase your pass in-person, receive a printed program guide, peruse our latest merchandise, and more.

NHFF Event Headquarters:
Museum of New Art (MONA)
135 Congress St., Portsmouth

Pass Pickup Hours:
Thursday, October 6: 9:30am – 6:30pm
Friday, October 7: 9:30am – 6:30pm
Saturday, October 8: 9:30am – 6:30pm
Sunday, October 9: 9:30am – 3:30pm

Download the NHFF Mobile App

Created in conjunction with the fine folks at INHOUSE Digital, the mobile app has everything you need to keep you up to speed on the four-day film festival in downtown Portsmouth, NH. The free mobile app, which you can download on your iPhone or Android device, features the following:

  • Full Schedule — Easy access to full schedule of all films and events
  • Venue Maps — Get around with ease throughout downtown Portsmouth
  • My Schedule — Customize your own schedule of the films and event you want to go to
  • Sponsors — View all NHFF sponsors and learn how you can support them

Simply search for “New Hampshire Film Festival” in the app store to find us!

Special Events

Thursday, October 6

Presented by New Hampshire PBS, the NH Day & Night Program at NHFF is dedicated to promoting films, filmmakers, producers and actors who hail from the Granite State. The Program starts this year’s NHFF on Thursday, October 6, and concludes with its own awards ceremony later that same evening. Special event highlights include:

  • NH Night Reception
  • NH Night Welcome & Van McLeod Award Presentation
  • NHPBS Presents: NH Night Awards
  • Night Shift Brewing After Party

Friday, October 7

The New Hampshire Film Festival continues without skipping a beat Friday, October 7 through Sunday, October 9 with a full slate of incredible new domestic and international films, entertaining panel discussions, networking opportunities, parties, ceremonies and awards. Special event highlights include:

Saturday, October 8

Sunday, October 9

Social Media

Follow the New Hampshire Film Festival on your favorite social media to stay in the know all festival long:

Facebook: NHFilmFestival
Instagram: @nhff
Twitter: @NHFF


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