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Michael Murphy narrates a tour of the one-of-a-kind Manhattan apartment of longtime director Robert Altman and his wife and frequent MIFF guest Kathryn Altman. Shown with A Wedding. Wednesday, July 19, 3:30 p.m., RR1 Continued

This documentary chronicles the efforts of the photographer Tanja Hollander to travel the world, visiting all 626 of her Facebook ‘friends’ to take their portrait. Part of Maine Shorts. Tuesday, July 18, 9:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Saturday, July 22, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Sunday, July 23, 3:30 pm /… Continued

The winsome subjects of this documentary are two lifetime lobstermen working on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine. Part of Maine Shorts. Tuesday, July 18, 9:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Saturday, July 22, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Sunday, July 23, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Continued

A professional kidnapper has the tables turned on him after he abducts the daughter of a government official. Part of Shorts Program: International. Sunday, July 16, 12:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Thursday, July 20, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

A woman insists on resolving an unsavory episode from her past, visiting the man responsible for it and threatening his new life. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday, July 21, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema… Continued

In this French Nouveau film set in the ’60s, a prostitute goes to the wrong address and ends up spending an illuminating afternoon with the son of a Burundian diplomat. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday,… Continued

Her vision fading, a teenage girl girl goes on a solo nighttime journey to gather ‘textures of light’ to share with her mother. Part of Shorts Program: International. Sunday, July 16, 12:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Thursday, July 20, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

The last two remaining members of a cult come to an impasse over the propriety of a snack purchased from a street vendor. Part of Shorts Program: International. Sunday, July 16, 12:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Thursday, July 20, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

Deep in the woods, two young children divulge the unusual tale of their true origin. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday, July 21, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

This documentary follows the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program of Brunswick, Maine, illustrating how picking leftover produce after harvesting can mitigate food insecurity. Part of Maine Shorts. Tuesday, July 18, 9:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Saturday, July 22, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Sunday, July 23, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square… Continued

A young woman is put through her emotional paces as she attempts to recover from heartbreak. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday, July 21, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

In this horror rom-com, a spineless young man courts adulthood by expressing his true feelings to his deranged girlfriend. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday, July 21, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy… Continued

This blistering animated film portrays a woman behaving badly at a barbecue, and the ensuing consequences. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday, July 21, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

MIFF Mid-Life Achievement Winner Lili Taylor stars—with no supporting cast!—in Modern Houses as Max Lin, architecture’s brightest star, about to unveil the model for her most brilliant design yet. It’s perfect beyond the shadow of a doubt… or a whisper… which she starts to hear. Shown with The Last Pig. Sunday, July 16, 6:15 p.m., RR2 Monday, July 17, 3:00 p.m., RR3 Continued

A mother’s loss of her infant spurs visitations from its incarnations, had it survived. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy Tickets » Friday, July 21, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

The only filmed interviews with the legendary cast of The Whales of August during the film’s production occurred when a BBC unit arrived on Cliff Island to capture the experience. These candid, unedited interviews acquire a new historic relevance in light of the film’s 30th anniversary. Featuring Bette Davis, Lillian Gish, Vincent Price, Ann Sothern, Harry Carey, Jr., director Lindsay Anderson, and others.… Continued

In this snappy sci-fi, an animator interviewing for her dream job, realizes that the very strengths that landed her the interview in the first place, will be the first casualties should she accept. Part of Shorts Program: Peril. Saturday, July 15, 3:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Wednesday, July 19, 9:30 pm / Waterville Opera House / Buy… Continued

In this ruminative experimental film, a young boy travels on his bike removing road kill and burying it. Part of Maine Shorts. Tuesday, July 18, 9:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Saturday, July 22, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Sunday, July 23, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets… Continued

El ser magnético : The last two remaining members of a cult come to an impasse over the propriety of a snack purchased from a street vendor; Dots: Her vision fading, a teenage girl girl goes on a solo nighttime journey to gather ‘textures of light’ to share with her mother; Child for Child: A professional kidnapper has the tables turned on him… Continued

What My Friends Do on a Saturday Night: Is wanting to watch a final episode of your favorite TV show too much to ask? Yes, when it’s Saturday night and your friends begin dropping by!; Bobby and Sonny: The winsome subjects of this documentary are two lifetime lobstermen working on the island of Vinalhaven, Maine; Road Kill: In this ruminative experimental film, a… Continued

Fell: Deep in the woods, two young children divulge the unusual tale of their true origin; Little Red Giant, The Monster That I Was; This blistering animated film portrays a woman behaving badly at a barbecue, and the ensuing consequences; The Dance of the Outsider: A French Nouveau film set in the ’60s, a prostitute goes to the wrong address and ends up… Continued

Don’t try to make sense of this visually stunning, mind-blowing sci-fi experimental film—just go with it! Part of Shorts Program: International. Sunday, July 16, 12:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Thursday, July 20, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

In this bold and deft comedy, an attack by a group of extremists on a theatre production has unintended consequences for one of the patrons. Part of Shorts Program: International. Sunday, July 16, 12:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Thursday, July 20, 9:15 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 2 / Buy Tickets » Continued

Is wanting to watch a final episode of your favorite TV show too much to ask? Yes, when it’s Saturday night and your friends begin dropping by! Part of Maine Shorts. Tuesday, July 18, 9:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Saturday, July 22, 3:30 pm / Railroad Square Cinema 1 / Buy Tickets » Sunday, July 23, 3:30… Continued