New Bedford Film Festival - New Bedford Whaling Museum
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Thursday, April 18, 2024
Doors Open at 5:30 PM
Program begins at: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

New Bedford Film Festival Opening Night

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 6:00 PM

Celebrate the start of the New Bedford Film Festival at the New Bedford Whaling Museum!

Experience the buzz and excitement as organizers showcase the documentary "Love Letter from New Bedford" as well as trailers for locally shot projects and honor the dedicated supporters of the arts in New Bedford. Get a glimpse of the talent for this year’s festival as we present the awards for Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Wardrobe, Best Production Design, Best Original Score and Best Public Service Announcement. 


The New Bedford Film Festival celebrates authentic cinematic stories, cultivates bold storytellers, and champions the city’s growing creative economy. The festival is committed to spotlighting the diverse human experience through cinematic storytelling with short & feature films, episodic, music videos, documentary and PSA shorts.

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