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Provincetown Film Festival 26th Year

By Charlotte Robinson, May 26, 2024

The Provincetown International Film Festival is celebrating 26 years & runs Wednesday June 12th to Sunday June 16th in Provincetown, MA. This year’s Filmmaker on the Edge is Andrew Haigh the acclaimed English writer/director best known for WEEKEND, 45 YEARS, LEAN ON PETE & most recently ALL OF US STRANGERS starring Andrew Scott & Paul Mescal. Haigh also wrote & produced the HBO series LOOKING & its film sequel LOOKING: THE MOVIE. Haigh will be in Provincetown to receive the award in conversation with resident artist John Waters on Saturday June 15th. Lisa Viola PIFF Artistic Director stated, “Ever since his film WEEKEND screened at PIFF in 2011, we have been tremendously impressed with Andrew Haigh as his films embody both truth & desire while offering a deep, emotional connection & an original narrative voice. We eagerly look forward to welcoming Andrew to Provincetown for a lively & memorable conversation about his exciting film career.” PIFF also announced that Colman Domingo will be honored with this year’s Excellence in Acting Award. Domingo who received an Academy Award nomination for RUSTIN will also be in town to support SING SING his latest film also starring Paul Raci & Clarence Maclin. Anne Hubbell, PIFF’s Executive Director stated, “We are so happy to be honoring Colman Domingo for his incredible body of work, including his transcendent performance in SING SING. He exemplifies the commitment to creativity & community that fuels PIFF.” Opening night film will be OUTSTANDING: A COMEDY REVOLUTION & this year’s festival will close with Nathan Silver’s BETWEEN THE TEMPLES. 

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