The series is Exclusively Sponsored by Juliet Goodfriend.

The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will host the RFA Indie Film Series 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. All showtimes will be 5 PM & 8 PM. Films to be shown are listed below. All shows $5 and we’ll be poppin’ the popcorn…

There will be a limit of 50 people at any movie. Doors open 45 minutes prior to start time, and our full concession stand, including beer/wine, will be available.

Concerning Covid-19 restrictions, there is a hand sanitizing station and free masks for anyone that does not have one, and our large theater makes it easy to maintain social distancing between family groups, so please feel free to come and enjoy these films.

Please call 207-864-5000 or check the website to see final scheduling updates.  For the RFA’s complete schedule of events and programs, please visit

The Truffle Hunters

July 7-8, 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Showtimes: 5 PM & 8 PM.

Deep in the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of men, seventy or eighty years old, hunt for the rare and expensive white Alba truffle-which to date has resisted all of modern science’s efforts at cultivation. Rated PG-13, 1 hr 24 mins. Documentary.






Dream Horse

July 14-15, 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Showtimes: 5 PM & 8 PM.

Dream Alliance is an unlikely race horse bred by small-town Welsh bartender Jan Vokes. With no experience, Jan convinces her neighbors to chip in their meager earnings to help raise Dream in the hopes he can compete with the racing elites. Rated PG, 1h 53min,  Biography, Comedy, Drama.



Oscar Nominated Shorts

July 21-22, 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Showtimes:  Animated Shorts at 5 PM; Live Action Shorts at 8 PM.

Five films each in the categories of Animated and Live Action. The Animated Shorts will be the early show at 5 PM, suitable for a PG-13 audience, and the Live Action Shorts will be our late show at 8 PM and is for mature audiences.






The Hidden Life of Trees

August 4-5, 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Showtimes: 5 PM & 8 PM.

Branching off of his bestselling book, renowned forester and writer Peter Wohlleben guides us through his most precious ideas and understanding of how trees work in this enlightening documentary. Presenting ecological, biological and academic expertise with matter-of-fact candor, Peter inspires us to really see the forest for the trees. Traveling through Germany, Poland, Sweden and Vancouver, Peter discusses, debates and explains the amazing processes of life, death, and regeneration he has observed in the woodland, and the amazing scientific mechanisms behind these wonders of which we are too often blissfully unaware. In German with English subtitles. Not Rated, 1h 41min, Documentary.




The Water Man

August 11 and 13, 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Showtimes: 5 PM & 8 PM.

A boy sets out on a quest to save his ill mother by searching for a mythic figure who possesses the secret to immortality, the Water Man. After enlisting the help of a mysterious local girl they journey together into the remote Wild Horse forest — but the deeper they venture, the stranger and more dangerous the forest becomes. Their only hope for rescue is the boy’s father, who will stop at nothing to find them. Rated PG, 1h 32min, Adventure, Drama, Family.





Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

August 25-26, 2021 at the RFA Lakeside Theater. Showtimes: 5 PM & 8 PM.

Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised) is a feature documentary about the legendary 1969 Harlem Cultural Festival which celebrated African American music and culture, and promoted Black pride and unity. Rated PG-13, 1h 57min, Documentary, Music.


Comments are not available on this story.

Daily Headlines

  • Sign up and get the top stories to begin the day delivered to your inbox at 6 a.m.