Indie films at RFA Lakeside Theater

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RANGELEY — Along with showing first-run movies, the Rangeley Friends of the Arts Lakeside Theater, at 2493 Main St. in Rangeley, has scheduled independent films and film festivals this summer.

The following shows will take place on the designated dates at 7 p.m.: 

19th Century Rangeley in 3D — July 17 and 18. The Rangeley Lakes Historical Society has partnered with RFA to offer the opportunity to step back in time, with a film featuring 19th century stereograph views of the Rangeley Region, and utilize modern 3D glasses to enjoy them on the big screen.

The Home Road — July 19. A 74-year-old Maine man retraces the journey of his pioneering, 19-year-old great-great-grandfather, who left his home in Canada in 1845 to become Biddeford’s first permanent French-Canadian settler. From Director Tonya Shevenell. Director’s Q&A to follow. Tickets are $7.

MIFF in the Mountains — Aug. 5, 6, 7 and 8. The best of the Maine International Film Festival. Eight films over four nights, with different films at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Ticket price for individual films will be $7, and a festival pass will be $50. The schedule of films will be set by mid-July.

Saving Snow — Aug. 9. Across the country, people who depend on winter for their livelihood are feeling the heat. On the sidelines of skiing and snowboarding, an epic struggle to reverse rising temperatures is unfolding. Ski towns and the snow sports industry are paving the way towards a clean energy future. From Director Diogo Castro Freire with the director’s Q&A to follow.  Tickets are $7.

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Maine Outdoor Film Festival — Aug. 31. celebrating and inspiring expression in the outdoor community since 2012. Museum Director Bill Pierce will host. A cash bar and snacks will be available, as well as a silent auction. Advance tickets are available at the Outdoor Sporting Heritage Museum in Oquossoc and at the door. All Seats $10.

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