The Lowell Film Collaborative: Bringing The Magic of Film To The Mill City

Our passion is showing film — join us for our community screenings & events! 

Suzzanne & Brett Cromwell

Founded by avid film buffs Suzzanne and Brett Cromwell, the Lowell Film Collaborative (LFC) is a grassroots initiative dedicated to enhancing the burgeoning artistic community of Lowell, Massachusetts, by celebrating the art of motion pictures. Through film & video screenings, discussions, film festivals & series events, the LFC strives to support local and regional cinema and motion picture artists while developing partnerships with local businesses and organizations. In addition to Suzzanne and Brett, the LFC includes a community of supporters who are like-minded film enthusiasts that share their desire to see more independent film in Lowell, AND the Merrimack Valley.

 LFC Screenings and Events

Every Last Tuesday of the Month  |  January – June
Film Program:  6:30pm

Join the Lowell Film Collaborative and Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust for this year’s highly anticipated 6-month Eco Film Series. Our 2018 theme is “Taking Action” and our lineup includes an array of diverse documentary films showcasing the following subjects: Ocean Conservation, Fiber Farming, Global Sustainability, Urban Planning, Food Sustainability, and Land Art.

All films are free and open to the public, and take place at the Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, our official venue partner. Donations are gratefully accepted at each event!

> CLICK HERE to view the full 2018 Film Schedule


A PLASTIC OCEAN |   2016, 102 minutes
Tuesday, March 27   |   6:30pm
Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center
246 Market Street, Lowell
Free admission!

Join us for the THIRD film of our 2018 Eco Film Series!

This month, we’re thrilled to be partnering with Sustainable Westford to present the groundbreaking film, A Plastic Ocean, a poignant feature-length adventure documentary that brings to light the consequences of our global disposable lifestyle. We thought we could use plastic once and throw it away with negligible impact to humans and animals. That turns out to be untrue!

In A Plastic Ocean, an international team of adventurers, researchers, and Ocean ambassadors go on a mission around the globe to uncover the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface of our seemingly pristine Ocean.

The results will astound viewers with never-before-seen images of marine life, plastic pollution, and its ultimate consequences for human health.

During its four-year production period, A Plastic Ocean was filmed in 20 locations around the world in beautiful and chilling detail to document the global effects of plastic pollution–and introduce workable technology and policy solutions that can, if implemented in time, change things for the better.

Please join us as we explore this incredible discovery in our waters, and learn about ways we can work together to eventually end the use of this pollutant!

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A big thank you to our sponsors, Enterprise BankEno, Martin & Donahue LLPLowell Sustainability Counciland Mill City Environmental, for making this film series possible.

A special thank you to our venue partner, Lowell National Historical Park