Ode to Regional Cinema

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regional-cinema.jpgPack the trunk, check the oil, and hit the gas. You’ve got a screening to make upstate, and you’re bringing the film, the projector, and the independent spirit.

Jay Craven, a Vermont film director, screenwriter, and professor of Film Studies at Marlboro College, is digging deep roots by traveling far. Interviewed today on NPR’s All Things Considered (listen now at NPR.org), they talked about packing community theaters — screening his films, which have included Michael J. Fox and Kris Kristofferson, working for free or for scale — where he knows his audience is.

Like our post on “Cinema Alfresco” last July, hat’s off to taking it to the community.


Aaron Proctor
Founder, FWD:labs
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