Montana International Film Festival

09/13 - 09/17 September 2018

2018 MINT Film Festival



The 2018 MINT Film Festival takes place from September 13-17 in downtown Billings and Septebmer 14-15 in downtown Red Lodge.

We are bringing the festival to two communities in eastern Montana at the same time!

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Film lineup

The festival will premiere over 60 films from a variety of genres and countries.

  • Feature Narrative Films
  • Feature Documentary Films
  • Feature Animation Films
  • Student Feature Films
  • Short Films, both narrative and documentary


  • Babcock Theater - Billings (DCP)
  • Art House Cinema - Billings
  • MOAV - Billings - Billings
  • Stapleton Art Gallery - Billings
  • 2905 - Billings
  • Roman Theater - Red Lodge (DCP)

Film submissions

MINT accepts film submissions from FilmFreeway and Withoutabox.

JURY Prizes

The MINT Film Festival is proud to offer prizes and awards in 15 categories. 

  • MINT Spirit Award
  • Montana Spirit Award
  • Base Camp to the Beartooths Spirit Award
  • Best Female Director
  • Best Narrative Feature
  • Best Documentary Feature
  • Best Animation Feature
  • Best Narrative Short Film
  • Best Documentary Short Film
  • Best Animation Short Film
  • Best Horror/Thriller Short Film
  • Best Webisode/TV Pilot
  • Best Student Feature Film
  • Best Student Short Film
  • Best JR FIlmmaker's Short Film

Tickets and passes

  • Single program tickets are $12 (on sale in August)
  • Opening Night Film and Festival Ceremony tickets are $20 (on sale in August)
  • 3-Film Passes are $30
  • 5-Film Passes are $50
  • Student Passes are $75
  • Teacher Passes are $85
  • Full Festival Passes are $100
  • VIP Festival Passes are $250

Discussion Panel

  • Women in Film


  • An invitation-only lunch for filmmakers, top sponsors, donors, celebrities, special guests, and VIP passholders.
    Details are coming soon.

Festival background

The MINT Film Festival is owned and organized by Art House Cinema & Pub, a 501(c)(3) in Billings, Montana. Our inaugural year is 2018.


MINT's Office

111 North 30th St. #223, Billings, MT, 59101
Office hours vary—Contact us for hours or to schedule an appointment. No solicitations.


*Subject to change. More details coming soon.