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Maine Film Scene: From Film Festivals to Filmmaking to a Community of Film Lovers


Leading into the Maine International Film Festival, we discuss how it and other festivals – including the Camden International Film Festival and the Maine Jewish Film Festival - are contributing to Maine’s cultural life and economy, and how they’ve grown over the years. We’ll also learn about what’s happening with filmmaking in Maine.

Guests: Louise Rosen, media executive with over 25 years of experience in the international television and film business, project development, production and distribution; former Executive Director of the Maine Jewish Film Festival, and Founding Director of the Points North Documentary Forum at the Camden International Film Festival

Ken Eisen, co-founder and programming director for the Maine International Film Festival; co-founder of Railroad Square Cinema

Tom Handel, president, Maine Film Association; executive director, Portland Media Center

Call-in guests:

Karen Carberry Warhola, director of Maine Film Office

Jon Courtney, screening programmer for the Portland Museum of Art