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Main Street Bucksport and World Ocean Observatory are pleased to announce the return of the International Maritime Film Festival. The 2022 festival, in its 6th year, is an annual juried contest of films celebrating the heritage, spirit of adventure and ingenuity of boats and waterborne pursuits. It is the premier event for maritime-themed filmmaking.

The festival will take place on Saturday, November 5th 2022 at the Alamo Theatre in historic downtown Bucksport, Maine starting at 9:30 a.m. During scheduled intermissions, festival-goers will be able to explore downtown Bucksport and its eateries, shops and scenic waterfront overlooking Penobscot Bay with views of Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Bridge.

The On-Demand Festival will take place on Vimeo beginning Friday, November 18th. A one-month pass will cost $10 and films we be made available for whatever time or how often viewers wish to watch during the month. Learn more at


The 2022 International Maritime Film Festival is Sponsored by:


It is the premier event for maritime-themed filmmaking.

Tickets for the 2022 IMFF will go on sale in October.

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