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News Roll

May 10, 2019

After an incredible weekend filled with so many amazing films, we have made a decisions on which film's have been awarded best Feature, Short, New-England Film, First-Time Filmmaker, Audience Award, and Special Jury Cinephile Award.

May 10, 2019

Local filmmaker Fiona Turner will screen a film currently in production Eat Up which looks at nutrition in Boston Public Schools.

May 10, 2019

A collaboration between the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival and RAW Art Works. Five student-created short films will screen with an audience Q&A after each one. The best film will be selected by Erin Trahan, one of the festival judges, and will be announced at the close of the event!

May 10, 2019

On Tuesday, August 21, come to the second floor of the Grog to a first-hand glimpse at the film line-up for this year’s festival!

May 10, 2019

Please support the NBPT Doc Fest by simply eating dinner at Loretta on August 14th! A portion of the food sales will be donated to the festival to offset our costs.

May 10, 2019

Summer soiree on June 23 to feature local entertainment and refreshments

May 10, 2019

Mayor Donna Holaday and the Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce and Industry helped celebrate the start of a new beginning for the Film Festival.

May 10, 2019

What do the most ravishingly beautiful actress of the 1930s and 40s and the inventor whose concepts were the basis of cell phone and bluetooth technology have in common? They are both Hedy Lamarr.

May 10, 2019

A quirky, engaging film that asks: Will eating insects save our Earth? We follow Nordic Food Labs as they forage, farm, cook and taste insects with communities in Europe, Australia, Mexico, Kenya, Japan and beyond.