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Festival Policies



Adult General Admission – $10  ($12 at the door)

Student and Seniors – $8  –  ($10 at the door)

Opening Night – $50 includes party

Closing Night – $25 includes reception

All Festival Pass – $200

Festival Six Pack – $50 for Portland Screenings only

Free Admission Events – we ask that you reserve tickets online for free events so that we may monitor attendance. No fee is charged.

*Brown Paper ticket will charge a per ticket fee (99 cents + 3.5% – for example an $8 tickets is $9.27 including the fee. This fee allows MJFF to sell tickets online, track attendance and gather information regarding the best times and venues for the Festival. Tickets for free events do not have a fee.

Please note that tickets being sold by our exhibition partners at RR Square Cinema in Waterville, Eveningstar Cinema, Brunswick and Bangor Mall Cinema may have different pricing structure. 


Tickets go on sale Saturday, February 9 at Noon. Tickets for Portland, Lewiston and Rockland events will be sold through Brown Paper Tickets  (or call 1-800-838-3006).Please note that tickets being sold by our exhibition partners at RR Square Cinema in Waterville, Eveningstar Cinema, Brunswick and Bangor Mall Cinema may go on sale on a different date.

Tickets will be available at the door 30 minutes prior to show time subject to availability. When a film includes a speaker or panel discussion, admission is included in the ticket price.

MJFF is not able to process mail orders for tickets.

For tickets in Waterville contact Railroad Square Cinema

For Brunswick contact Eveningstar Cinema

For Bangor contact Bangor Mall Cinemas 10

Portland All Festival Pass

For $200 the All Festival Pass provides 1 ticket to every film, including the Opening Party and Closing Night Reception.  Pass-holders will receive confirmation by email and will also have their name listed on will call for each screening. AFP holders must arrive 15 minutes before show time and check in with Will Call to guarantee seating.  Arrivals after that time will only be seated subject to availability.  AFP tickets may not combine multiple tickets per film.   The All Festival Pass will be available online until Saturday, March 9.

Festival Six Pack

For $50 choose a pack of six tickets in any combination for all Portland screenings except for the Opening Night and Closing Night. The Festival Six Pack may only be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets. Once you purchase your Six Pack, you will receive a link that will allow you to choose six tickets in any combination.  Tickets to free events should be purchased separately.


In Portland, the Portland Museum of Art, Nickelodeon Cinema, JCA, and St. Lawrence Arts Center and Portland House of Music & Events are accessible to people with disabilities. Please call us at 207-523-3422 or email us at with any special needs.

Our Satellite Exhibition Partners can be contacted for specific information about their venues:

Bangor Mall Cinema – (207) 942-1409

Brunswick – Eveningstar Cinema: (207) 729-5486

Lewiston – Bates College: (207) 786-6135

Rockland – The Strand  (207) 594-0070

Waterville – Railroad Square Cinema: (207) 873-6526