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Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is all about 1st and 2nd time filmmakers.

MNFF supports, promotes and exhibits the dynamic and imaginative work of new filmmakers. We provide a platform for new voices in independent filmmaking – delighting audiences and giving the emerging filmmaking community opportunities to be discovered.

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The submission window for MNFF8 opens January 3, 2022.

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