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MPBN Community Films presents a diverse offering of independently produced films that showcase regional people, places, and topics. At times these films may deal with controversial issues that not everyone may agree with. The inclusion of any film in this series in no way should be interpreted that MPBN supports or endorses any opinions, or views on an issue that is portrayed in the film.

 

Upcoming MPBN Community Films Minimize
Journey of the Broad-Winged Hawk
Thursday, May 26 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 28 at 11:00 am

Every year, Broad-Winged hawks embark on a spectacular 4,500-mile journey from New Hampshire to South America. MPBN Community Films tells the story of their flight.

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Past MPBN Community Films
An Uncommon Curiosity: at Home & in Nature with Bernd Heinrich
Bernd Heinrich
Saturday, April 30 at 11:00 am

An Uncommon Curiosity: at Home and in Nature With Bernd Heinrich follows Bernd Heinrich, considered by many to be today's finest naturalist author, over the course of a year, as he reflects on his past and shares his ideas about nature, science, art, beauty, and writing.

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Clearing the Water
Image from Clearing the Water
Thursday, April 21 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 23 at 11:00 am

Clearing the Water: The story of the Lakes Region Clean Waters Association is the story of citizen action and the importance of protecting the environment. It is the story of how a small, local group of active citizens provided leadership to the entire country in the very early days of the environmental movement.

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Ralph Stanley: An Eye for Wood
Ralph Stanley
Thursday, April 14 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 16 at 11:00 am

Mount Desert Island's Ralph Stanley is an icon of Maine wooden boat building and a scholar of Maine's maritime heritage.

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Growing Local
Growing Local poster
Thursday, April 7 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 9 at 11:00 am

Exploring the growing pains of the local food movement and the uncertain fate of the farmers and farmland that keep it alive.

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East By North East
East by North East image
Thursday, March 31 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 2 at 11:00 am

The world can be a small place but when you put a fly rod in your hand, the world becomes a generous playground. From Canada’s wilderness to island living and of course the North East at its best, life on the road has never been so thrilling.

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The Opiate Effect
A flowering opium plant
Thursday, March 24 at 10:40 pm
Saturday, March 26 at 11:40 am

Several young people share their struggles with opiate abuse as one family is confronted with the overdose of their son, Will Gates, a University of Vermont student.

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Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty
Still Moving: Pilobolus at Forty image
Thursday, March 24 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, March 26 at 11:00 am

At Dartmouth College in the 1970s, four male athletes joined a dance class. Their collaborative work led to the creation of Pilobolus and the transformation of modern dance.

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It All Started With Mom
It All Started With Mom
Thursday, March 3 at 10:30 pm

This film documents a family's perspective of meeting and courting suitable partners. The film is a humorous examination of three generations and seven decades of dating rituals.

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1000 Feet and Below
1000 Feet and Below image
March 3, 2016

1000 Feet and Below is a documentary that explores the existing small ski areas of Maine. It will discover the history of Maine skiing and the community spirit that is alive and well at these small ski areas.

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Good Vibes and Duct Tape: Stories with Cindy Pierce
Good Vibes and Duct Tape image
February 25, 2016

An acclaimed comedian, author and New Hampshire celebrity, Cindy Pierce is on a mission to bring the truth about sex and relationships to the forefront through comic storytelling. In tackling these uncomfortable topics, Pierce delivers information, advice and personal stories spiked with her trademark bawdy wit.

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