Mark your calendars! If you are down on the Cape for it, you don't want to miss the annual Provincetown and Nantucket Film Festivals. Both events take place from June 13th through June 17th. The festivals honor innovative, international film makers, and seek to preserve and sustain cinema as art. The film festivals fill the streets with patrons and film makers and actors alike.
This year marks the 9th annual festival for Provincetown, where Kathleen Turner will be honored as a recipient of the Provincetown Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. "La Vie en Rose", written by Isabelle Sobelman and Olivier Dahan and Directed by Olivier Dahan, will kick off Provincetown's festival. The film stars Marion Cotillard, Sylvie Testud, and Gérard Depardieu. With over 50 different films and events happening, there's something for everyone at the Provincetown International Film Festival.
While you're in Provincetown, be sure to grab a bite to eat at Napi's restaurant. Located at 7 Freeman Street, Napi's offers an eclectic, international cuisine style menu with many delectable vegetarian options as well as beef, chicken and seafood. The Brazilian Shrimp is out of this world tasty! And for a great glass of wine, be sure to check out Bacchanal Fine Wine Bar, on top of Vixen. The Wine Bar offers an amazing list of domestic and imported delicious wines to choose from.
For Provinctown Film Festival tickets, festival passes, screening times, and more information, please see the Provincetown International Film Festival web site.
This year marks the 12th annual Nantucket Film Festival. A Film Guide, Passes, and Travel & Lodging information is available online at the Nantucket Film Festival web site.
To get to Nantucket, you can either travel by ferry or fly over. Hy-Line Cruises offers ferry service over to Nantucket, for schedules and more information see the Hy-Line Cruises web site. Island Airlines offers flights to Nantucket, for Flight Schedules, Reservations, and more information see the Island Airlines web site.