The best films of the Maine International Film Festival will be shown at “MIFF in the Mountains” — eight films over four nights, Sunday through Wednesday, July 30 through Aug. 2, at RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. in Rangeley. These eight films represent the best of American independent and international cinema. Event organizers also will spotlight some of Maine and New England’s most exciting and innovative filmmakers.

Audiences also will have the opportunity to meet and talk with some of the people behind the movies — curators, professors, critics and filmmakers.

The schedule

“The Sounding,” 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30

“The Last Pig,” 8 p.m. Sunday, July 30

“Strange Weather,” 5 p.m. Monday, July 31

“Henry David Thoreau, Surveyor of the Soul,” 8 p.m. Monday, July 31

“Tip of My Tongue,” 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1

“Abundant Acreage Available,” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1

“Lives Well Lived,” 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2

“Summer 1993,” 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2

Tickets cost $7 per movie or $50 for an all-movie pass. Tickets will be available for all shows at the door.

MIFF in the Mountains is sponsored by Juliet J. Goodfriend, founder of the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, and is presented by the Rangeley Friends of the Arts.

For more information, call 864-5000 or visit

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