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20 Years of NewEnglandFilm.com

21 Feb , 2018 | Written by Amber Miller | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com Founder Michele Meek talks about how the website got started 20 years ago and what she sees in its future.

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Industry News: February 2018

2 Feb , 2018 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

NewEnglandFilm.com’s 20th Anniversary Panel & Party, Women in Comedy Festival calls for films, Stowe Story Lab’s call opens, plus more happenings, buzz and opportunities.

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Be What You Talk About

17 Jan , 2018 | Written by Suzy Cosgrove | Posted by:

Raeshelle Cooke speaking to students about film in an auditorium.

Suzy Cosgrove interviews writer/director Raeshelle Cooke about her film Wrath City, about what inspired her to make it, and about the conversations she is hoping it will start.

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Industry News: January 2018

8 Jan , 2018 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

A still from the documentary Human Flow of people in water helping each other.

The Mountaintop Film Festival, Rule Boston Camera’s move, and submissions for Salem Film Fest’s Mass Reality Check. See screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz for the month of January. Send us news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Industry News: December 2017

4 Dec , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

A workshop conducted at the Maine Film Association Annual Meeting.

The Maine Film Association’s Annual Membership Meeting, holiday film screenings, local critics’ awards, festival submissions, and more. See screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz for the month of December. Send us news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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2017 Festival Interview: Boston Jewish Film Festival

8 Nov , 2017 | Written by Evan Crean | Posted by:

A still from Keep the Change, a romantic comedy about an autistic couple that's playing at the 2017 Boston Jewish Film Festival.

NewEnglandFilm.com chats with Ariana Cohen-Halberstam, Artistic Director for the Boston Jewish Film Festival about the themes for this year’s festival, how she selected some of its notable films, and why she integrated podcasting and VR into her lineup.

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Industry News: November 2017

3 Nov , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

Hedy Lamarr in Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, which screens at the Providence Art & Design Film Festival and the Boston Jewish Film Festival.

Providence Art & Design Film Festival, Boston Jewish Film Festival, SNOB Film Festival, grant submissions, and more. See screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz for the month of November. Send us news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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Nicole Kempskie on the Stowe Story Labs and her project: Helen on 86th St.

18 Oct , 2017 | Written by Emma Schlenoff | Posted by:

Nicole Kempskie (left) at the Stowe Story Labs

Stowe Story Labs Fellow, Nicole Kempskie discusses her musical screenplay adaptation of Helen on 86th St., and her experience at the 2017 Fall Narrative retreat.

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Industry News: October 2017

12 Oct , 2017 | Written by Casey Stirling | Posted by:

A still from of African women in colorful coloring from City of Joy playing this month at the Vermont International Film Festival.

Boston Asian American Film Festival, New Hampshire Film Festival, Vermont International Film Festival, grand submissions, and more. See screenings, opportunities, and industry buzz for the month of October. Send us news to news@newenglandfilm.com.

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2017 Festival Interview: Praying for Change

11 Oct , 2017 | Written by Harry Nichols | Posted by:

A still of Leroy Bailey from Brian McPartlan's documentary Praying for Change.

Screening through October 15 as part of the 2017 Online New England Film Festival, Praying for Change highlights homelessness in the US through the lens of Leroy Bailey, a man committed to improving the lives of homeless veterans. In this interview with NewEnglandFilm.com, the film’s director Brian McPartlan reveals his inspiration for the film and Netflix the documentary that inspired him to become a filmmaker.

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