The heart of downtown Waterville lights up each July when MIFF screens amazing independent films, hosts parties and receptions, and brings people together for conversation, learning, and entertainment. From the legendary Railroad Square Cinema to the historic Waterville Opera House, our city is a spectacular host for those who love film and art.

Railroad Square Cinema (RR1, RR2, RR3 in festival schedule)

17 Railroad Square
Waterville, ME 04901

Film lovers enjoy a unique moviegoing experience at this 3-screen independent cinema, one of only 23 theaters in the country officially recognized as a Sundance Institute Art House Project theater.

Waterville Opera House (OH in festival schedule)

1 Common Street
Waterville, ME 04901

A recently restored 810-seat, historic theater, specially outfitted with 35mm and digital projection equipment.


Old Waterville Post Office

1 Post Office Square
Waterville, ME 04901

Built in 1911, the Old Waterville Post Office is a fine example of institutional Greek Revival architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977.