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Provincetown Film Festival 2022 Lineup

By Charlotte Robinson, May 07, 2022

The Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF) has announced its lineup of narrative, documentary & short films as well as festival honorees for the Filmmaker on the Edge & Next Wave awards. The festival’s opening night film will be Sophie Hyde’s “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” starring Emma Thompson & Daryl McCormack. The 2022 “Filmmaker on the Edge” is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name). The honoree’s documentary “Salvatore: Shoemaker of Dreams” following the life of Italian designer Salvatore Ferragamo will screen at the festival. Guadagnino will be in attendance to accept the award in conversation with resident artist John Waters on Sunday June 19th. Anne Hubbell, PIFF’s Executive Director stated, “Luca Guadagnino is a master filmmaker & a perfect example of an artist who pushes the boundaries of their craft. His complex, emotional stories & stunning visuals have left an undeniable mark on cinema, making him a natural fit for the ‘Filmmaker on the Edge’ Award. We are absolutely thrilled he’ll be joining us in Provincetown to celebrate his iconic career.” The recipients of this year’s “Next Wave Award” that recognizes those who have exciting & distinctive voices, take artistic risks & have a passionate commitment to independent film will be presented to Jenny Slate & Bowen Yang on June 16th. Lisa Viola PIFF’s Artistic Director concluded, “We are so excited to celebrate the dynamic & multi-faceted comedic talents of both Jenny Slate & Bowen Yang as they each fully embody the spirit & energy of our Next Wave Award. We cannot wait to welcome them to Provincetown & to share their fabulous new films with our festival audience.” The Provincetown International Film Festival runs from June 15th to 19th in Provincetown, MA. For Info & Tix…

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