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The Maine Frontier
Thursday, February 20, 08:00 pm on Vermont PBS | 0:56
An illustration of family, work, community and culture in northern Maine at the turn-of-the-century, exemplified via Isaac Simpson's extensive photographic collection of the pioneering families who sustained a life on the Maine Frontier. Employing Isaac Simpson's photographs, THE MAINE FRONTIER investigates the unique geographical circumstances of a pioneering people in a region virtually disconnected from the rest of the state and country. A film by Sumner McKane of Wiscasset, Maine.
Looking for Fletcher Wade Moses
Thursday, February 27, 08:00 pm on Vermont PBS | 0:21
Director Bertrand Carrière was handed a mysterious photo album by a friend. The album contained hundreds of photographs from the First World War. Trying to know more about the photographs and the man behind this album, he sets out to travel to France and Belgium, to the ancient battlefields of the Great War with a French historian. Still looking for clues to whom this photographer was, he meets with history in loaded landscapes that have been preserved and transformed.
A Delicate Balance
Thursday, March 5, 08:00 pm on Vermont PBS | 1:15
Filmed from the point of view of its young subjects, A DELICATE BALANCE takes an introspective look at the lives of four aspiring ballet dancers who candidly tell their stories and share their hopes and dreams. A film by Christine Chevarie-Lessard of Montreal. Part of a series of Quebec films from the National Film Board of Canada. Presented in partnership with The Media Factory in Burlington, VT.
Pauline Julien, Intimate and Political
Thursday, March 12, 08:00 pm on Vermont PBS | 1:17
With a meticulous selection of interviews, performances and photos drawn from a vast and rich archival collection, PAULINE JULIEN, INTIMATE AND POLITICAL follows the iconic Quebec singer and eternally free spirit on a journey through key moments in the province's history. A film by Pascale Ferland of Montreal. Part of a series of Quebec films from the National Film Board of Canada. Presented in partnership with The Media Factory in Burlington, VT.
The Maine Frontier: Through the Lens of Issac Walton Simpson
An illustration of family, work, community and culture in northern Maine at the turn-of-the-century, exemplified via Isaac Simpson's extensive photographic collection of the pioneering families who sustained a life on the Maine Frontier. Investigates the unique geographical circumstances of a pioneering people in a region virtually disconnected from the rest of the state and country.
Helen Nearing: Conscious Living/Conscious Dying
A documentary examination of the lives and philosophy of authors Helen and Scott Nearing whose book "Living the Good Life" was seminal to the growth of organic gardening via the back to the land movement of the 1970s. A film by Polly Bennell & Andrea Sarris of South Portland, Maine.
CHEWDAISM: A Taste of Jewish Montreal
Two Montrealers on the cusp of middle age return to Montreal to discover their own mixed-up heritage in the story of Jewish Montreal, as told through an entire day's worth of eating in and around the city. Join Jamie and Eli as they discover the roots of the city's Jewish community through a series of classical Jewish eateries, with various guests along the way telling their story.
In a city known for its night life and haute cuisine, DISH PIGS tells the untold stories of dishwashers working in Montreal. Through intimate first-person accounts and gritty visual storytelling, the film unearths the deeper truths about a working class economy that lies just beyond the doors of your favorite restaurant kitchens. A film by Christina Clark & Jon Deitcher.
The Walldogs Create the Magical History Tour
Mural painting collective the Walldogs came to Keene, NH for their 2019 festival to paint 16 historical murals in the downtown area. Hear from the painters themselves as they create these long-lasting art pieces over the course of three days. The festival organizers also discuss the process of bringing the Walldogs to town and selecting subjects for the town to vote on for the murals. Keene's stro
A film about beauty, commitment and the cycle of life through the eyes of Donald Dreifuss, a horticulturist and artist who lives in New Hampshire. Presented by Plus Green Media. A film by Maria Teresa Alvarado.
Here Am I, Send Me: The Story of Jonathan Daniels
Keene, NH native Jonathan Daniels was deeply affected by the events of the civil rights movement, and in 1963 he joined the NAACP and participated with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in the march from Selma to Montgomery. Tragically, his dedication to social justice was cut short in 1965 when he was shot to death in Hayneville, Alabama, while protecting the life of a young African American woman.
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Learn the fascinating perspectives of some of our filmmakers of Made Here episodes.
Q&A with La Vie en Rose filmmaker
Filmmaker Natalie Stultz discusses her film "La Vie en Rose" with Made Here host Eric Ford.
Q&A with "Voice Of America" filmmaker Rick Moulton
Interview with Rick Moulton of Huntington, VT about his recent film, Voice of America.
Q&A with Mark Utter and Emily Anderson
"Why did you want to make a film about your life?" Made Here host Eric Ford asks "I am in here." writer and star Mark Utter this question and more in a special Q&A with Mark and producer and communication support Emily Anderson. #StandUpForAutism. Learn more at Mark's website www.utterenergy.org
Q&A with Cami Davis and Peter vanderWilden
Interview with artist Cami Davis, and Peter vanderWilden, filmmaker of "Response: A Portrait of 4 Environmental Artists."
Q&A with Alan Dater & Lisa Merton
Interview with Alan Dater & Lisa Merton, the producers of Burned: Are Trees The New Coal? Recorded with Made Here host Eric Ford at the Vermont PBS studio.