September 26, 2024

Bissell Brothers Portland

Bissell Brothers Portland

Join the Maine Outdoor Film Festival for an evening of Maine made outdoor adventure and conservation films at Bissell Brothers in Portland.    

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2024
Doors: 6:00PM
Film: 7:00PM
Admission: $10 Suggested Donation | Organization receiving donation TBD
Location: Bissell Brothers, 38 Resurgam Pl, Portland, ME 04102
Presented by: Bissell Brothers
Program Notes: The film program will last about 50 minutes with a 20 minute intermission.

Scheduled Program:

*Film Program Subject To Change*

CHASING FREEDOM – 5.78 minutes – by Caitlin Grant – from Maine – Short synopsis: Carol, a woman born with cerebral palsy, decides to take back control of her life by pursuing adventure sports, only to be met with more health challenges, difficult decisions, and opportunities to understand her mental and physical strength.
LONE WOLF ON RAGGED ISLAND – 12.7 minutes – by Josh Povec – from Maine, WORLD PREMIERE – Short synopsis: When a winter storm hits the island on the frontier between the Maine coast and the open ocean there often is just one person on it. Charlie Perakis is on the hunt for stories that are told by animals through their tracks in the fresh blanket of snow.
TAKE ME TO THE OCEAN – 16 minutes – by ELENA Mozzhelina – from Maine, NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE – Short synopsis: A story of healing through cold ocean waters of the Maine coast.
BAY OF HERONS – 7 minutes – by Jared James Lank – from Maine – Short synopsis: Calling on the strength of his ancestors, a young Mi’kmaq man reflects on the pain of bearing witness to the destruction of his homelands.
COURTS OF BELONGING – 10 minutes – by Santiago Tijerina – from Maine – Short synopsis: East Bayside in Portland, Maine historically has been and continues to be home to many of the city’s new immigrants. Kennedy Park with its futsal (street soccer) court is at the heart of this neighborhood, and “Courts of Belonging” authentically and movingly captures the stories of young immigrant court players
WAVES FOR HOPE – 6.62 minutes – by Juliette Sutherland – from Maine – Short synopsis: A non profit in rural Trinidad helps at-risk youths through free-diving and water-sports.