- Associated Press - Friday, July 10, 2015

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) - The Maine International Film Festival is about to get rolling in Waterville with a movie made by a pair of Portland-based filmmakers.

The festival runs until July 19 and will screen more than 100 movies from around the world. The movies open on Friday with Tumbledown, made by Desi Van Til and Sean Mewshaw of Portland. Several other Maine-based films are also being screened during the festival.

Michael Murphy will receive the festival’s Mid-Life Achievement Award. He is known for his collaborations with the late acclaimed director Robert Altman.

The film festival is in its 18th year. It will be held at Railroad Square Cinema and the Waterville Opera House.

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