2017 FESTIVAL DATES
Festival Dates Moved Due to Change of Venue
Our 7th Annual Festival venue and dates are changing. Our planned venue, the Silver Theater, is no longer available due to it's roof collapsing under the weight of this year's snowfall. We will now be holding the festival on Saturday, March 11th at the Roxy Theater in Missoula.
MICFF Missoula Events
Friday, March 3rd at the University of Montana Foreign Language Day
Enriching the lives of Montanans through exposure to other languages and cultures is central to what makes the MICFF tick, and U of M's Foreign Language Day does just that. Join us at 3:00pm at the University of Montana UC Theater for a screening of School of Babel. This acclaimed film that explores what it's like to be young person whose family has moved to a new country. Seen through the eyes of the students at a school dedicated to helping young immigrants learn the language skills they need to be accepted in their new country.
Friday, March 3rd, First Friday at Shakespeare & CompanyWhat could be better than combining a Missoula landmark like Shakespeare & Company with a Missoula event like First Friday?
Screening Times:6:30pm - 8:00pm: Young children, No Subtitles
Saturday, March 4th at the Missoula Public Library
The learning and fun roll on the next day at the Missoula Public Library's large meeting room. We will be showing a mix of great international films for young children as well a short French film appropriate for all ages
Screening Times:1:00pm - 2:00pm: Young children, No Subtitles
2:15pm - 2:45pm: Short Film for All Ages
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Young children, No Subtitles
Saturday, March 11th at the Roxy Theater
Join us for the 7th Annual Montana International Children's Film Festival. We will be showing an amazing mix of films from 17 different countries for kids of all ages at the Roxy Theater on Saturday March 11th.
Screening Times:11:00am - 12:15pm: Young children, No Subtitles
12:30pm - 1:45pm: Young children, No Subtitles
2:00pm - 3:15pm: Children 8 and up, Subtitles
3:30pm - 5:30pm: Children 12 and up, Subtitles
MICFF Bozeman Events
One Great Festival in Two Great Places
We are excited to announce plans to add additional showings of the same great International children’s films through an second festival in Bozeman, Montana! Details and dates forthcoming here and on our Facebook page.
MICFF Screening at the Bozeman Public Library
We will be showing some of our great international children's films at the Bozeman Public Library March 4th, 2017 from 10:00am until 3:00pm as part of our upcoming festival programming in Bozeman, Montana!
Screening Times:10:00am - 12:00pm: No Subtitles
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Subtitles
More details to be announced here and on our Facebook page. Come join the free family friendly fun!
The MICFF in the NewsFind out more about the festival, meet a couple of the film makers and learn about the benefits of exposing children to new languages and cultures in these KPAX-TV interviews from this year's festival.
Interview: MICFF - About The Festival
Interview: MICFF - Benefits of Exposure to New Languages and Cultures
And the 2016 MICFF Audience Choice Award Goes To...Congratulations to The Tale of the Coconut and Director/Producer Marc Thümmler, winner of this year's Audience Choice Award! You can find out more about Marc, The Tale of the Coconut, and the films he has made, at his International Movie Database page and at the movie's Facebook Page.
Marc Thümmler IMDb Page | Tale of the Coconut Facebook Page
The 2015 Film Festival Photo Gallery
- at the Silver Theater
- Director/Producer of A Turtle Tale
- with David Brown
- Jennie Rassmussen, joins the fun at the MICFF
- A huge thanks for all the help with concessions!
- raising funds for travel and international awareness at the MICFF
- at the MICFF to introduce the movie Monster Hunt
- led by Marcus Schleuter of Vector Goose Collaborative
- having a good time at the festival!
- at the UM Culture and Food Festival
- during our workshop at the UM Culture and Food Festival
- Kids prepare the sets of their movies during the animation workshop
- A young director choosing her actresses!
- makes an appearance among the international dolls!
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