The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will present MIFF in the Mountains, the best films of the Maine International Film Festival, eight films over four nights, Sunday through Wednesday, Aug. 5-8, at the RFA Lakeside Theater, 2493 Main St. in Rangeley. A different film will be screened at 5 and 8 p.m. each evening.

One film on the schedule is “The Children Act,” screened at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, is a film from the United Kingdom directed by Richard Eyre. Critically acclaimed Emma Thompson and Academy Award nominated Stanley Tucci star in this adult drama. Another film, “Hal,” screened at 5 p.m. Aug. 8, is a documentary directed by Amy Scott that explores the iconic director Hal Ashby, whose singular genius led to an unprecedented string of Oscar-winning films in the 1970s. Featuring Oscar-winning actors Lee Grant, Jane Fonda, Jon Voight, Louis Gossett Jr., Jeff Bridges, and more, who recall how they were empowered by Ashby and granted collaborative freedom.

Admission will cost $7 per film, or $50 for an festival pass.

MIFF is Sponsored by Juliet J. Goodfriend.

For the complete film schedule and tickets, visit

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