Portland to Host Mustache Film Festival
The organizers of New England’s largest moustache pageant, No Umbrella Media, is introducing the world's first known International Moustache Film Festival in 2012. The festival will be be held Port City Music Hall, 504 Congress Street on March 30 at 7:30 p.m.. It will be followed by the fifth annual Annual Stache Pag at 10 p.m..
Some of the many film categories will be: Best Foreign Moustache Film, Best Growth Story, Best Collection of Moustaches in One Film and Best Fake Moustache Movie.
Dr. Lou Jacobs, director of The New England Bureau of The American Mustache Institute will be the host of the film festival. “This is an important moment in moustache history,” says Dr. Jacobs. “Never has there been a film festival dedicated to the unique art of filming the mustached male (or female). The American Mustache Institute would like to congratulate the IMFF for its efforts to preserve the mustached arts.”
The film selection committee must receive all film submissions by March 24, 2012. This festival is open to filmmakers the world over. The finalists will have their 8 minute or less films shown and judged at the festival. The winner will be chosen and awarded a cash prize.
The beneficiaries of the festival and the fifth annual Stache Pag will be Northeast Historic Film, MENSK and Mystache Fights Cancer. The events put on by No Umbrella Media are designed to preserve the arts and save lives.
For more information, including ticket info, and how to enter the Moustache Pageant or Film Festvial, visit any of the following: