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Stories of the Land and Its People
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Thursday, April 17 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 19 at 11:00 am

Stories includes the art and academic work of over 140 students who participated in a year-long collaboration between the Farnsworth Art Museum and four Maine public schools.

Everybody Has Their Roots
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Thursday, April 17 at 10:30 pm
Saturday, April 19 at 11:30 am

A documentary about the making of ArtWORKS. ArtWORKS is the second film created by the Farnsworth’s Julia’s Gallery teens.

artWORKS
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Thursday, April 17 at 10:40 pm
Saturday, April 19 at 11:40 am

In artWORKS teens associated with the Farnsworh Art Museum tell the stories of Midcoast teens negotiating real-life issues, such as homelessness and school dropout, and imaginatively recast them in miniature with hand-crafted sets, including a Lego village, shadow puppets, and claymation figures.

Finding Donn Fendler
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Thursday, April 24 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, April 26 at 11:00 am

Finding Donn Fendler: Lost On A Mountain in Maine 72 Years Later is the true story of 12-year-old Donn Fendler who was lost on Mount Katahdin for nine days in 1939, and how two filmmakers try to turn his adventure into a feature film.

The County
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Thursday, May 1 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 3 at 11:00 am

Narrated by Glenna Johnson Smith of Presque Isle, this short documentary is an aesthetic portrait of seasonal life in Aroostook County. Mid-summer haying, potato harvest, and dogsled racing depict a year’s balance in this unique corner of America.

RADICALLY simple
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Thursday, May 1 at 10:30 pm
Saturday, May 3 at 11:30 am

RADICALLY simple presents the work of Jim Merkel, author of Radical Simplicity and the Sustainability Director at Dartmouth College. The film shows Merkel at work on his homestead as well as doing public presentations and leading workshops on foot printing, permaculture, money and other topics related to sustainability.

The Story of the Acadians
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Thursday, May 8 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 10 at 11:00 am

The Story of the Acadians spans one-hundred-seventy years beginning with the arrival of the French at Isle St. Croix off the coast of Maine in 1604 and ending with the construction of the Acadian Line in France in 1774.

An Uncommon Curiosity: at Home & in Nature with Bernd Heinrich
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Thursday, May 15 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 17 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.

Jim Said No
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Thursday, May 22 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 24 at 11:00 am

Meet Jim and Lisa Kingsbury of Bangor as they struggle to live with Jim's diagnosis of ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease). Shot only a few times a month over a three year period, the film follows the couple and their son Jack as they are forced to adapt to the physical changes Jim must endure, as the disease progresses within his body.

Over the South Coast of Maine
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Thursday, May 8 at 10:00 pm
Saturday, May 10 at 11:00 am

Take another aerial tour of Maine with Dobbs Productions, and this time it’s Over the South Coast of Maine. Beginning with the Piscataquis River in Kittery the aerials winds its way along the southern coast of Maine, all the way up Portland Harbor and Casco Bay.

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