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    Nantucket Film Festival Announces Full Lineup For At-Home Online Program

    Without an in-person festival due to the pandemic, the Nantucket Film Festival is moving online this year with at-home programming. According to a press release Monday, festival organizers announced the plan to stream titles online with their program, NFF NOW: AT HOME. The lineup includes narrative features, shorts, documentaries and conversation, plus conversations with Thomas […] More

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    Nantucket Film Festival to Present NFF NOW: AT HOME During Original Festival Dates

    The Nantucket Film Festival has announced today via a press release that it will present NFF NOW: AT HOME, a film and conversation series taking place online during the festival’s originally scheduled dates. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, festivals around the world have been canceled or moved digitally in the last few months, with […] More

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    Nantucket Film Festival: Recapping of the 24th Annual Gathering

    Nantucket Film Festival: The 24th Annual Nantucket Film Festival has come to a close. What an absolutely fantastic gala Mystelle Brabbée, Basil Tsiokos, and the rest of their team put together. One of the finer ran events I have had the pleasure to attend, and what an absolutely magnificent slate of films they procured. Today the […] More

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    ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon,’ ‘For Sama’ Lead Top Awards at Nantucket Film Festival

    The Nantucket Film Festival have announced their winners for this year’s edition. Leading the top honors in the Audience Awards are Tyler Nilson & Michael Schwartz’s adventure narrative, “The Peanut Butter Falcon,” and Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts’ impactful documentary, “For Sama.”  Nilson and Schwartz’s film follows Zak, a man living with Down syndrome, as […] More

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    Nantucket Film Review: Jillian Bell Shines in ‘Brittany Runs a Marathon’

    “Brittany Runs a Marathon” is one of the more unexpected delights this year. This is a very funny comedy that also asks viewers to think, feel, and reflect. As the title character, Jillian Bell is ready to take her place as one of the funniest ladies working today. As the title makes clear, this is […] More

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    Nantucket Film Review: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Soars Into Oscar Season

    Nantucket Film Festival: Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson’s “The Peanut Butter Falcon” was one of the more buzzed about films coming into the Nantucket Film Festival. Following a rapturous first screening here, it will likely go out as the one most are talking about as well. Zack Gottsagen stars in this southeastern fable as Zak, a […] More

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    Nantucket Film Festival: Did Day Four Just Bring Us Our First Best Picture Contender?

    Nantucket Film Festival: Day four at Nantucket began with an invitation-only event: The Mentors Brunch, featuring Leslie Dixon, the recipient of this year’s Screenwriters Tribute Award. This is the highest achievement given out each year at the Nantucket Film Festival, honoring “an individual whose history in screenwriting has made a distinct impact on American cinema.” […] More

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