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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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INDIGENOUS Film panel

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

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women in film panel

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

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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!

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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.