Margaret Mead Film Festival

Nestled in the Museum’s iconic halls, the Margaret Mead Film Festival serves as more than a cinematic event. It is a celebration of voices and perspectives from around the world, inviting attendees to come together to explore the rich, vibrant tapestry that is our shared human experience.

This four-day celebration takes place from Thursday, May 9–Sunday, May 12, and will present storytelling, documentary films, and live performances from diverse voices near and far. 

Festival Information  

Thursday, May 9

Friday, May 10

Saturday, May 11  

Sunday, May 12  


Generous support for the Margaret Mead Film  Festival has been provided by The Mead Trust. 

A portion of the Margaret Mead Film Festival is made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.