Maine Public Broadcasting Network (MPBN) is working to capture and document the unique words, phrases and accents of Maine. The project now features audio recordings of Albert "Hap" Collins.

Hap was a boatbuilder, painter, fiddler and carpenter from South Blue Hill. Northeast Historic Film has a collection of interviews with Hap, made in the late 1980s by Jeff Todd Titon. You can learn more about the collection here.

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On Wednesday, August 19 at 7pm at the Moore Community Center Theater on State St. in Ellsworth, Northeast Historic Film and the Ellsworth Historical Society will present "Ellsworth Movie Queen", shown for the first time since it was filmed in Ellsworth in June 1935.

Thanks to the Maine Arts Commission for nice coverage of this exciting event. You can read it here.

Check it out on Facebook at the event page, here.

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Jeff Kirlin, the man behind the Thing of the Moment photo blog, paid a visit to NHF last week. He got some great shots! Check it out here.


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Jim Henderson, the President of our Board, and Karan Sheldon, co-founder of Northeast Historic Film and Board member, wrote a wonderful article that was recently published in the Maine Policy Review.

The piece, entitled "Northeast Historic Film and the Documentation of Maine's History" discusses the importance of moving images in documenting life in the 20th century, as well as the work of Northeast Historic Film since its inception almost 30 years ago. They also make an argument that Northeast Historic Film is well-posed to create a forward-thinking vision for the future of moving image archives and their...

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Alamo Theatre

Movies playing at the Alamo Theatre
Fri 28 Aug, 7:00 pm - Sat 29 Aug, 7:00 pm
Sun 30 Aug, 2:00 pm