This coming weekend (June 14 – 18) marks the 25th Anniversary of the Provincetown International Film Festival (PIFF). While you can find the full schedule of events happening this weekend right here, we’d like to suggest a few additional film festival events you should consider checking out while you are in town.
NEXT WAVE CONVERSATION: Friday, June 16th
PIFF is known for honoring emerging talent whose stars are on the rise. This year’s Next Wave honorees Julio Torres (SNL, Los Espookys, #PIFF25 Spotlight Film PROBLEMISTA) and Megan Stalter (Hacks, #PIFF25 Opening Night Film CORA BORA) will dive deep with comedian Judy Gold on Friday at 4pm at Crown & Anchor: https://bit.ly/piff25nextwave. Don’t miss it!
CLAMBAKE: Friday, June 16th
The PIFF25 Silver Anniversary Clambake Celebration at Herring Cove Beach on Friday, June 16, will be a night to remember: https://bit.ly/piff25clambake.
Enjoy the sunset with a cocktail in hand, a lobster feast prepared by Far Land Provisions, and a cozy beach bonfire. Proceeds benefit the Provincetown Film Society’s ongoing work supporting filmmakers and filmmaking on the Cape.
HONOREES CONVERSATION: Saturday, June 17th
On Saturday at 5pm at Town Hall, don’t miss a pair of conversations with esteemed #PIFF25 honorees: https://bit.ly/piff25honoreesconvo
The Excellence in Acting honoree is the tremendously talented Emmy, Tony and Grammy-award winning actor, singer, director, and playwright Billy Porter, who will be in conversation with author and film scholar B. Ruby Rich. And in conversation with filmmaker and icon John Waters will be this year’s Filmmaker on the Edge Bruce LaBruce, an award-winning filmmaker, photographer, writer, and artist whose work is known for pushing boundaries and blurring the lines between independent film and pornography.
EVAN LAWSON LUNCHEON: Sunday, June 18th
Celebrating the power of diverse storytelling to make meaningful social change, the Evan Lawson Luncheon returns to #PIFF25 with special guest Fenton Bailey in conversation with Carson Kressley on Sunday, June 18 at the Crown & Anchor: https://bit.ly/piff25evanlawson
Fenton has reshaped international pop culture through innumerable groundbreaking projects through his organization World of Wonder (WOW), including the iconic RuPaul’s Drag Race, THE EYES OF TAMMY FAYE, PARTY MONSTER, and so much more. Tickets benefit the Gabrielle A. Hanna Film Institute, which provides artists programs throughout the year, including residencies, film series and workshops.