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The Film Lineup of the 20th Anniversary New Hampshire Film Festival Is Here!

We are so incredibly thrilled to announce that over 100 high-caliber and diverse independent films will be featured at the 2022 New Hampshire Film Festival, taking place October 6-9 in downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Selecting the final films to screen for our 20th anniversary edition was more difficult than ever, but we couldn’t be prouder of the lineup we’ve curated. On behalf of the New Hampshire Film Festival screening committee and the New Hampshire Film Festival board of directors, we want to thank all of the filmmakers who submitted films this year.

The 2022 lineup includes recent international festival highlights from Sundance, SXSW, Cannes, Tribeca, Toronto, and Berlin, as well as several world premieres and over 50 selections created by New Hampshire filmmakers.

Click Here to Explore the 2022 Film Lineup

FEATURE NARRATIVES

Actual People, directed by Kit Zauhar
Aftersun, directed by Charlotte Wells
Allswell, directed by Ben Snyder
Are We Lost, directed by Jenny Gage
Close, directed by Lukas Dhont
Corsage, directed by Marie Kreutzler
Disfluency, directed by Anna Baumgarten
The Drop, directed by Sarah Adina Smith
God’s Country, directed by Julian Higgins
God’s Time, directed by Daniel Antebi
Good Girl Jane, directed by Sarah Elizabeth Mintz
Homebody, directed by Joseph Sackett
How to Rob, directed by Peter Horgan
Light Attaching to a Girl, directed by Laina Barakat
The Lost King, directed by Stephen Frears
The Making of a Deathbed, directed by Lilly Dickinson
Not On This Night, directed by Bill Humphreys
Queens of the Qing Dynasty, directed by Ashley McKenzie
R.M.N., directed by Cristian Mungiu
A Stage of Twilight, directed by Sarah T. Schwab
Unidentified Objects, directed by Juan Felipe Zuleta
Way Out Ahead of Us, directed by Rob Rice

FEATURE DOCUMENTARIES

The 5th Man, directed by Trey Nelson
An Act of Worship, directed by Nausheen Dadabhoy
Be Our Guest
, directed by Diane Tsai
Butterfly in the Sky
, directed by Bradford Thompson & Brett Whitcomb
Carol & Johnny
, directed by Colin Barnicle
Communities & Consequences II
, directed by Jay Childs
The Computer Accent
, directed by Sebastian Pardo & Riel Roch Decter
Crows Are White
, directed by Ahsen Nadeem
Delmarva and the Ground for Change
, directed by Karrah Kwasnik
The Elephants and the Grass
, directed by Brandon Gulish & Beau Rosario
The House We Lived in
, directed by Tim O’Donnell
A Life on the Farm
, directed by Oscar Harding
Lily Topples the World
, directed by Jeremy Workman
The Merrimack: River at Risk
, directed by Jerry Monkman
Naked Gardens
, directed by Patrick Bresnan & Ivete Lucas
No Time To Fail
, directed by Sara Archambault & Margo Guernsey
Of Medicine and Miracles
, directed by Ross Kauffman
Only in Theaters
, directed by Raphael Sbarge
Outta the Muck, directed by Ira Mckinley & Bhawin Suchak
The Pez Outlaw, directed by Amy Bendlien Storkel & Bryan Storkel
The Quiet Epidemic
, directed by Winslow Crane-Murdoch & Lindsay Keys
Sirens, directed by Rita Baghdadi
Vertical Freedom
, directed by Doug Lee
Wet House
, directed by Benjamin May
Whitman Brook
, directed by Ben Silberfarb

SHORT NARRATIVES

100% USDA Certified Organic Homemade Tofu, directed by Gbenga Komolafe
Birdsong, directed by Hrishi Bardhan
The Businessman, directed by Nathan Ginter
Catalina
, directed by Tyler Rabinowitz
Catching Spirits
, directed by Vanesssa Beletic
Change of Plans
, directed by Cate Cammarata
The Cinema
, directed by Troy Lustick
D as in Do Not
, directed by Rachel Wolther
Daddy’s Girl
, directed by Lena Hudson
Dear Mama…
, directed by Winter Dunn
Ella’s Suite
, directed by Josh Greenwood
The Electricity in Me
, directed by Mat Sheldon
Foreign Uncle
, directed by Sining Xiang
Gussy
, directed by Chris Osborn
Half
, directed by Jacob Roberts
Headspace
, directed by Aisling Byrne
If Found
, directed by India Donaldson
Kissy and the Shark
, directed by Lola Blanche
Mammalian Diving Reflex
, directed by Caroline Conrad
Mister Backlash
, directed by Eavvon Styles O’Neal
NQR
, directed by Yaron Lotan
Passage
, directed by David M. Massey
Rips
, directed by Major Dorfman
Scabs
, directed by Tommy Butler
Smoke Eater
, directed by Gloria Mercer
The Silent Whistle
, directed by Yingtong Li
Silver Lake Cleaners
, directed by Katarina Zhu
Strawberry Shake
, directed by Dianne Bellino
Tell Me Something I Don’t Know
, directed by Neal Suresh Mulani
Ten & Two
, directed by Travis Wood
Threads of Desire
, directed by Bianca Di Marco
Troy
, directed by Mike Donahue
The Voice Actress
, directed by Anna J. Takayama
Wuss
, directed by Rubing Zhang
You Go Girl!
, directed by Shariffa Ali

SHORT DOCUMENTARIES

The Body Is a House of Familiar Rooms, directed by Eloise Sherrid & Lauryn Welch
Everything Wrong and Nowhere to Go
, directed by Sindha Agha
How to Bury Your Mother During a Pandemic
, directed by Ethan Mermelstein
J&S Auto
, directed by Grace Jung
Last Days of August
, directed by Robert Machoian & Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck
More Than Real
, directed by Roc Morin
Never Again Para Nadie
, directed by Anna Feder, Dan Frank, & Justin Reifert
Pam’s Kitchen
, directed by David Gwynn
Quiet Minds Silent Streets
, directed by Karen Chapman
Rearranging Skin: A Love Letter to the World
, directed by Elizabeth Myer
Routine Interrupted
, directed by Lauren Shaw
Shut Up and Paint
, directed by Titus Kaphar & Alex Mallis
Strange Beasts
, directed by Darcy Pendergrast
Time & Temperature
, directed by Justin Foreman
Tuesday Afternoon
, directed by Pete Quant
Walker
, directed by Mike Rapsys
We Are Here
, directed by Constanza Castro & Doménica Castro
When The LAPD Blows Up Your Neighborhood
, directed by Nathan Truesdell
Where Land Ends
, directed by Grace McNally
Wild Magnolias
, directed by Alexandra Kern

ANIMATION

7LBS 8OZ, directed by Yoo Lee
By Water, directed by Iyabo E. Kwayana
A Change of Song, directed by Gordon LePage
Cosmohedron, directed by Duncan Hatch
Dragon Poets of Boston, directed by Gordon LePage
Drone, directed by Sean Buckelew
The House of Loss, directed by Jeon Jinkyu
In the Big Yard Inside the Teeny-Weeny Pocket
, directed by Yoko Yuki
La grogne
, directed by Alisi Telengut
Mi
, directed by Zak Engel & Masayoshi Nakamura
More Than I Want to Remember
, directed by Amy Bench

NH PROGRAM

The Adventures of Sleepyhead, directed by Gemma Soldati
Art of Healing, directed by Everett Ravens
Bernard Checks In, directed by Michael Basta
b l u s h, directed by Ryan Rivard
Brothers, directed by Julia Coulter
Chicks, directed by Geena Marie Hernandez
Clam Shack Blues, directed by Matt Ott
Cube Meets Sphere, directed by Alexander Keown
The Dam Road to Griffintown, directed by Gary David Anderson
Dear Ani, directed by Micah B Levin
The Dog Heist, directed by Sean Morse-Barry
Errand, directed by Ben Bagley
Georgia’s Line, directed by Jo Dery
The Getaway, directed by Erin Enberg
In a Glass Darkly, directed by Preetam Choudhury
Kevin and His Sword, the untold story of the last hero., directed by Jennifer Lake
Keystone: Voices for the Little Fish, directed by Jerry Monkman
Last Summer with Uncle Ira, directed by Katie Ennis & Gary Jaffe
Leaving Home, directed by Bennett Mosseau
Love in the Night, directed by Sammy Bonasso
The Magic Act, directed by Bailey Beltramo
Mairzy Doats, directed by Seth William Chatfield
The Man Who Plays With Fire, directed by Chris Ohlson
The Mountain Meisters, directed by Joshua Bogardus
Mrs. Osbourne, directed by Gregory Bergeron
Mules, directed by Toney Brown
Must Love Pie, directed by Seabold Krebs
Out With It, directed by Jaci Kjernander
Passage, directed by Megan Spatz
Penny, directed by Rachel S. Thomas-Medwid
Petunia, directed by Miriam Olken
Private, directed by Steve Blackwood
Proof of Loss, directed by Katherine Fisher
Rear View, directed by Matthew Conboy
RANSACK, directed by Miles Dixon
Recorded Live! The Great American Family Jukebox Cabaret, directed by Attilio Rigotti
Sold!, directed by Adam H. Marchand
Stitch, Breathe, Speak: The George Floyd Quilts, directed by Chris Owen
Tea Time, directed by Tara Price
This Fog, directed by Jeff Stern
This Happy Moment, directed by Dan Freund
Waiting Period, directed by Taylor Lee Nagel

In addition to the independent films above, the 20th annual New Hampshire Film Festival will feature fascinating conversations with film industry experts, fun parties, and more!

Now is a great time to plan your film festival fun. Grab your passes!

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