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
Karen Carberry Warhola, director of Maine Film Office
Jon Courtney, screening programmer for the Portland Museum of Art