Have your BEST FEST
What you should, and shouldn’t, do to make the most of your film festival experience.
be afraid to take a chance on something you wouldn’t normally see. Expanding your horizons is
part of the experience.
use the handy guide from MFF (it groups the films into categories like “Cream City Cinema” and “Black Lens”) to make your picks.
talk during the films themselves. No one’s interested in your color commentary, witty as it may be.
participate in at least one of the many talkbacks and Q&A sessions. You’ll probably learn something, and might chat up a future star.
show up late, even if you already
have a ticket. Fifteen minutes before each show, open seats are offered up to the hordes outside.
buy your tickets ahead of time. Last year, more than 100
screenings sold out.