Upcoming Events

In October, the Mendocino Film Festival is pleased to join forces with Fort Bragg’s Coast Cinemas for the return of our Classic Film Series. The first Wednesday of the month, beginning October 6 with West Side Story, continuing through November 3rd with Harold & Maude and ending on December 1st with Hitchcock's Dial M for Murder in 3D. Tickets will be $15, available through Coast Cinemas.


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Film Submissions

Every year, we are delighted to welcome filmmakers and special guests from around the world to attend with their work. These esteemed guests, who have ranged from Sydney Pollack to Albert Maysles to Roger Ross Williams and Jasmine Dellal, bring the audience a step closer to their works, answering questions at post-screening Q&As, offering insights on their inspiration and process, and socializing with other festival guests at our events.

Submitting a Film
Submissions for the 2022 Mendocino Film Festival are now open.
Film submission for the 2022 Mendocino Festival will close on December 31, 2021.

Mendocino County filmmakers can submit for free to be eligible for Reel Mendo - a showcase for local talent.

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