Upcoming Events

Want to know what’s happening in Monterey County today, this weekend or in the upcoming months? Checkout all the great events below in our local events calendar.

MCFC Events

MCFC’s Fundraising Reception followed by BLL2 Season 2, Episode 1

06/09/2019 -- 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm

We cannot tell a big little lie:  the Monterey County Film Commission is holding an event celebrating HBO’s drama series “Big Little Lies, Season 2” which debuts world-wide on Sunday, June 9, 2019.  The local fundraising reception for the nonprofit film commission starts at 4:30 p.m. with a special screening of the first episode of […]

MCFC 2019 Scholarship Announcement


The Monterey County Film Commission’s Director Emeritus Richard Tyler Film Student Scholarship Award Program is a permanent endowment with the Community Foundation for Monterey County. If you are a student of film and a resident of Monterey County, or if you are currently enrolled in a community college or university in the County, then you […]

Local Events

Hola Mexico Film Festival – “La Boda de mi Mejor Amigo (My Best Friend’s Wedding)”

09/27/2019 -- 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Directed by: Celso Garcia (Spanish with English subtitles). This reimagining of the classic 90s romantic comedy starring Julia Roberts and Cameron Diaz follows the same formula but with a Mexican twist. Actress Ana Serradilla plays Julia, a renowned food critic afraid of settling down. Despite her aversion for commitment, Julia and her best friend Manuel […]

Hola Mexico Film Festival – “Xquipi’ Guie’dani (Guie’dani’s Navel)

09/27/2019 -- 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Directed by: Xavi Sala (Spanish with English subtitles). Featuring a star-making performance by Sótera Cruz, a young actress who plays the title character, this unique coming-of-age narrative explores the racism encountered by indigenous people in Mexico. Guie’dani (Cruz) is a Zapotec teenager who moves to Mexico City with her mother to work as a housekeeper […]

Lighthouse Movie in the Park

09/28/2019 -- 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

The Lighthouse District is hosting a free outdoor screening of the Alfred Hitchcock film, The Man Who Knew Too Much, starring Doris Day and Jimmy Stewart. The film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. in front of the Scholze Park Community Center. You’re welcome to come early and bring a picnic! Remember to dress warmly […]

The 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival

10/19/2019 -- 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Join the Ventana Wilderness Alliance for fantastic films about wild things and wild places, guaranteed to inspire you to get outside and give back! Guest speakers and a raffle for gear to stoke your next adventure will round out an evening to remember. This seventh annual VWA presentation is the final Monterey Bay stop on […]