Montana International Film Festival | Billings, MT Sept 19-23, 2018

2018 Special Events

friday - september, 14th

Kick-off the MINT Film Festival on the red carpet! Enjoy a short ceremony, a movie premiere, and an after-party at the Babcock Theater. It'll be a night to remember!


Opening Night Ceremony, film, & Party!

The Opening Night Film & Ceremony begins with a red carpet entrance at the Babcock Theater, then a short ceremony to kick-off the festival, followed with the Montana Premiere of The Children Act starring Emma Thompson.

Step out on to the red carpet following the screening of The Children Act for a street reception with food, drinks , and live music. Takes place out front of the Babcock Theater.

When: Friday, 14th
Time: 6 pm
Where: Babcock Theater
Admission: Must have a Festival Pass, a VIP Festival Pass, or an Opening Night Ticket.

saturday - september, 15th

On top of our schedule film screenings on Saturday, enjoy the following special events, discussion panels, and parties.


coffee at moav

Start your morning with coffee and breakfast at MoAv Coffee House. A festival meet-up open to the public. 

When: Saturday, 15th
Time: 8 - 9:30 am
Where: MoAv Coffee House

Open to the public.


MINT VIP lunch

Special guests, filmmakers, actors, producers, and jurors can join the MINT Networking Lunch at the Billings Petroleum Club. 

When: Saturday, 15th
Time: 1 - 3 pm
Where: The Billings Petroleum Club

Must have a VIP festival pass.


The Saturday Night After-Party

Join the MINT Film Festival for an after-party 22 floors above Billings! Spend your Saturday night partying with the best view in town. Drinks, food, and music.

When: Saturday, 15th
Time: 8 - 11:30 pm
Where: The Billings Petroleum Club
VIP pass-holders get a free drink.

Saturday discussion PANELS



When: Saturday, 15th
Time: 2 pm
Where: Babcock Theater


women in film panel

When: Saturday, 15th
Time: 3:30 pm
Where: Babcock Theater


Turning Life's Challenges into Creative Gold

When: Saturday, 15th
Time: 5 pm
Where: Montana Gallery

sunday - september, 16th

After an afternoon of scheduled film screenings, join filmmakers, actors, and special guests at Doc Harper's for the closing party!


closing night Party

End the MINT Film Festival with a closing party at Doc Harper's.

When: Sunday, 16th
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Doc Harper's
Admission: $5 cover for non pass-holders; free if you have a festival pass or VIP festival pass.