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

mint Goes to Red Lodge, montana


When: Nov 9 - 10, 2018
Venue: The Historic Roman Theater

Buy individual tickets below or buy a weekend pass for $50 and get admission to all of the films!

OPENING NIGHT: Friday, Nov 9


Long Lost

Directed by Erik Bloomquist | Narrative Feature | USA, 95 mins | Montana Premiere

Q&A with actor and producer Adam Weppler after the screening.

When Seth (Adam Weppler) receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.

Director’s Bio: Erik Bloomquist is a two-time New England Emmy® Award winner (Outstanding Director and Outstanding Writer), eight-time nominee, and Top 200 Director on HBO's Project Greenlight. His nationally syndicated television series, The Cobblestone Corridor (for which Erik served as creator, show-runner, writer, director, and lead actor) is the winner of three New England Emmy® Awards and recipient of nine nominations. His critically lauded and award-winning short films have played internationally on television (Crypt TV, Shorts HD), at festivals, and on demand.


After Party at Prerogative Kitchen | Nov 9

Following the Q&A with actor and producer Adam Weppler from Long Lost, we will have an after party at Prerogative Kitchen at 8:30.

Come and enjoy great food, drinks, and live music by Al Cooper .

Located at 104 Broadway Ave S, Red Lodge, MT 59068.

saturday, Nov 10


Human Affairs

Showtime: 11:30 AM | Roman Theater

Directed by Charlie Birns
Narrative Feature | USA, 78 mins

A compassionate drama about a young, successful theatre couple in New York City who meet their surrogate mother for the first time, and embark on a startling and intimate weekend of surprises and revelations.

World Premiere at Slamdance 2018.


Short Film Block

Showtime: 1:30 PM | Roman Theater
Seven short films from five countries!

Gustav: Ireland, 11 minutes

For Life: Israel, 9 minutes

Carro: USA, 12 minutes

DIM SUM: United Kingdom, 6 minutes

Calamity: Belgium, 20 minutes

Mud (Hashtł'ishnii): USA, 10 min

The Second Session: USA, 13 minutes


The Need To Grow

Showtime: 3:30 PM | Roman Theater

Directed by Rob Herring, Ryan Wirick
Documentary Feature | USA, 96 mins

With only 60 years of farmable soil left on Earth, The Need To GROW offers an intimate look into the hearts of activists and innovators - an 8 year old girl challenges the ethics of a beloved organization - a renegade farmer struggles to keep his land as he revolutionizes resource efficient agriculture - and an accomplished visionary inventor faces catastrophe in the midst of developing a game-changing technology.


Thunder Road

Showtime: 5:30 PM | Roman Theater

Directed by Jim Cummings
Narrative Feature | USA, 92 mins

Flawed police officer Jim Arnaud (Jim Cummings) lives a shambolic life made worse by his mother’s passing. Unable to change his life for the better, his only stability comes in the shape of his daughter (Kendal Farr) who he tries to her father in the best way he can. 

Winner, Best Narrative Feature at SXSW 2018.


Made-In-Montana Film Block

Showtime: 7:30 PM | Roman Theater

Five short films made in Montana!

All Mankind
directed by Marshall Granger, 10 min

directed by Kristen Hester, 18 min

Willow Creek Road
directed by Francesca Mirabella, 15 min

The Battered Wife
directed by Jessica Portuondo, 5 min

directed by Colter Olmstead, 8 min


After Party at Carbon fork
Nov 10 at 8:30 PM

Following the Made-In-Montana film block, we will have an after party at Carbon Fork at 8:30.

Come and enjoy great food, drinks, and live music by Jessica Lechner.

Located at 116 Broadway Ave S, Red Lodge, MT 59068.

Buy individual tickets above or buy a weekend pass for $50 and get admission to all of the films!