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Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

Regional Moving Image Collections and Archives in the 21st Century

Session titles are not quite final

Twenty-first century regional moving image archives discover and collect increasingly diverse audiovisual artifacts. Join us for an international gathering featuring two days of screenings and discussions on the coast of Maine.

Dates
July 20, 2017 - 5:30pm - July 22, 2017 - 9:00pm
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MEL ALLEN, EDITOR, YANKEE MAGAZINE, presented by WEDNESDAY ON MAIN

"The Power of Community & 40 Years of Yankee Stories"

In a most timely pairing, Wednesday On Main presents Mel Allen, Editor of the iconic and beloved monthly publication, Yankee Magazine, to share his insight on The Power of Community. Today’s chaotic world can take our attention away from things that matter – family, town, neighbors and friends, and local businesses, all working to stay viable in their own way.

Dates
June 21, 2017 - 5:30pm
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FROGTOWN MOUNTAIN PUPPETEERS: The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow, presented by WEDNESDAY ON MAIN

http://www.frogtownpuppets.com/

In this comedic version of the classic Washington Irving tale, schoolteacher Ichabod Crane helps the Headless Horseman find a new head and a spookier image. Meanwhile, a jealous Brom Bones tries to run Ichabod out of town as they both vie for the affection of Katrina Van Tassel.

“The Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow” features 20 of our hand-crafted mouth and rod puppets, and some shadow puppetry.

Length of show: approx. 50 minutes
Recommended audience: ages 4 and up

For a complete list of Wednesday on Main offerings:

Dates
June 14, 2017 - 5:30pm
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Environmental Panel Discussion

The Future of Our Forests, Rivers, Lakes, Fields and Ocean

Hosted by: Maine Common Good Coalition
How is Maine's environment affected by current politics?

Dates
May 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
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DESIGN NORVMBEGA: A MAINE LECTURE SERIES: COLLABORATION

Join us for another installment in the "Design Norvmbega: A Maine Lecture Series."
"Collaboration,"The Importance of Working as One."
Presented by Michael Boucher, ASLA
of Michael Boucher Landscape Architecture
OPEN TO ALL WITH FREE ADMISSION

Dates
March 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
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Design Norvmbega: A Maine Lecture Series

Dates
September 22, 2016 - 6:00pm
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WERU/Wednesday on Main: SUMMERTIME STORIES

WERU Favorite Summertime Stories
Story Tellers from around the State
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
5:30pm
(First hour Kid Friendly, 2nd hour - Unscreened.)

Come hear great stories told by talented local storytellers reflecting on summer experiences in the great state of Maine.

Doors open at 5:00. A suggested donation of $10 per person will be gladly accepted at the door. Light refreshments from The Good Kettle will be provided at intermission.

Dates
July 27, 2016 - 5:30pm
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Screening New England: 17th Annual Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium

From Thursday, July 21 through Saturday, July 23, 2016, the rich amateur and non-theatrical moving image history of New England will be the focus of the 2016 Northeast Historic Film Summer Symposium. The NHF Summer Symposium is a congenial multi-disciplinary gathering devoted to the history, theory, and preservation of amateur and nontheatrical moving images. Presenters typically have 30-45 minutes in which to deliver their papers and engage in discussion.

Dates
July 21, 2016 - 5:00pm - July 23, 2016 - 8:00pm

Northeast Historic Film takes the show on the road to Bangor

Join Northeast Historic Film at 58 Main in downtown Bangor for some after work drinks and snacks and to learn more about the work we do at NHF collecting, preserving, and sharing the moving image history of northern New England. We will screen some fascinating archival footage of the Bangor region and beyond, and demonstrate some vintage projectors. No need to RSVP, admission is free and donations are gratefully accepted. Bring some friends and join us! Learn more on facebook,

here.

Dates
May 25, 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
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