Emerge Film Festival


Jun 13 - Jun 14

8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Emerge Film Festival


The Emerge Film Festival is scheduled to open on Jun 13 2014 and close the evening of Jun 14th with the first-cut screening of Richard3 followed by a fabulously royal after-party with cast, crew, music, cash bar and refreshments.


General Viewing Pass – The General Viewing Pass allows entry to the Friday, June 13th showing of two great horror flicks – The Hanover House and Natal, a special onstage Q&A with Director Corey Norman and the cast of Hanover House as well as more than twenty-six films on Saturday, June 14th, excluding the first-cut screening of Richard3.  Please note, entry to General Viewing Films is on a first come first serve basis.  Buy Ticket. $15

Richard3 – Maine filmmaker Michael Miclon presents a first-cut screening of Richard3. This film is a feature-length comedic-adaptation of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Buy Ticket $22

The Combo Pass  – This pass combines the General Viewing Pass and Richard3 screening and after-party. Entry to all General Viewing Films, including Hanover House, is on a first come first serve basis. Buy Ticket $32

All Access Pass – This pass includes the Combo Pass and a kick-off filmmakers’ party at Baxter Brewing Co. on Friday, June 13th including a meet and greet with filmmakers, tours of the Baxter Brewing Co. facility and two beer tickets!  Entry to all General Viewing Films, including Hanover House, is on a first come first serve basis.  Buy Ticket $40


Schedule – June 13

7:00 PM       Doors and Bar Open in Heritage Hall
8:30 PM      The Hanover House in the Performance Hall
9:45 PM      Q & A with Film Panel hosted by Ramsey Tripp
10:00 PM     Natal in the Performance Hall

Upcoming Performances

  • Jun

    Bob Marley

    Performance Hall

    Jun 3 - Jun 3

    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    BobMarley_PromoShotBob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central and is one of the few comics to do the complete late-night TV circuit: “Late Show with David Letterman,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “The Late Late Show” with Craig Ferguson and Craig Kilborn. Pre-show reception at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Jun

    Just Us

    Performance Hall

    Jun 12 - Jun 13

    2:00 pm - 12:00 pm
    Just Us Entertainers

    Just Us Entertainers

    The “Just Us” Entertainers will be presenting their 16th annual summer benefit concert at the Center. The group first performed at the Center in the summer of 2000 to raise funds for the then Festival de Joie.

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  • Jun

    La Rencontre

    Heritage Hall

    Jun 16 - Jun 16

    11:30 am - 1:30 pm

    RogerThe cost of the meal and the programs is $10 per person.  The doors open at 10 a.m.   Guests may contact the Center office for reservations at 783.1585.  E-mail reservations may be sent to  La Rencontre is in no way restricted to French-speakers or even those of Franco descent.  All are welcome to attend this fun monthly meal and event, as long as spots remain open.

    Following the meal, Roger Renaud, a multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, will provide the entertainment.

    The magnificent Gendron Franco Center is handicap accessible and is located on the corner of Cedar and Oxford Streets in the “Little Canada” section of Lewiston, just across the bridge from New Auburn.

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