The day has finally come: Arlington's first international film festival begins at 7 p.m. at the Regent Theatre.
The event opens with local documentary “We Still Live Here,” which tells the story of surviving the Massachusetts Wampanoag language. After the film, there will be a panel discussion and an after-party at Tango restaurant, with Argentinean appetizers and live tango.
Festival Director April Guzman said the focus of the Arlington International Film Festival is to foster a stronger understanding between cultures. “We really feel that people can learn about each other’s cultures through film, and it can be entertaining as well as informative," she added.
The festival runs until Sunday, Oct. 9. Check out a full list of events for the weekend on the festival's program.
Tickets cost $10 per film and $25 for a full festival pass. To purchase, head over to the Regent's website