Film Fest

PT Film Festival 2018 Interview #3

(First airdate: September 19, 2018) Program #3 features filmmaker interviews with directors Dyana Winkler and Tina Brown of United Skates; and director V. Scott Balcerek of Satan & Adam.

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PT Film Festival 2018 Interview #2

(First airdate: September 19, 2018) Program #2 features filmmaker interviews with director Arwen Curry of Worlds of Ursula K. LeGuin; and director Dan Habib of Intelligent Lives.

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PT Film Festival 2018 Interview #1

(First airdate: September 18, 2018) Program #1 features filmmaker interviews with director Sarah Menzies of Afghan Cycles; and David Keenan and Nova Devonie and co-composers and performers of the score for Steamboat Bill Jr.

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Women & Film #2

(First airdate: April 6, 2018) Featured film: Woody’s Order, directed by Ann Talman
Host: Chris Bricker

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Women & Film #1

(First airdate: April 4, 2018)  Featured films:
Tamar Halpern, director of Missing in Europe
Lucy Ostrander, co-director Proof of Loyalty: Kazuo Yamane and the Nisei Soldiers of Hawaii
Hosts: Chris Bricker, Larry Stein

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PT Film Festival 2017 Interview #3

(First airdate: September 13, 2017) Host Marcia Perlstein discusses Light of the Moon (a film about sexual assault and the aftereffects), and also interviews Chris McFaul, Festival tech manager.

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PT Film Festival 2017 Interview #2

(First airdate: September 12, 2017) Host Larry Stein discusses the films Angry Inuk (about Inuit culture and seal hunting) and Bending the Arc (about global health activism by Partners in Health).

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PT Film Festival 2017 Interview #1

(First airdate: September 11, 2017) Host Marcia Perlstein discusses the films Good Fortune and Pulitzer at 100.

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Women & Film #2

(First airdate: April 5, 2017) KPTZ’s Marcia Perlstein and Larry Stein interview Terrence Davies, director of A Quiet Passion, and Mercedes Wade, director of Breakfast at Ina’s. The Women & Film Festival is April 8-9, 2017.

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Women & Film #1

(First airdate: April 5, 2017) KPTZ’s Marcia Perlstein and Larry Stein interview Leah Warshawski, director of Big Sonia, and Amy Benson, director of Drawing the Tiger. The Women & Film Festival is April 8-9, 2017.

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PT Film Festival #15 – Karen Allen

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Larry Stein interviews Karen Allen, back to our Film Festival for the second time. She stars in Year By the Sea and talks about the film along with director Alexander Janko and producer Laura Goodenow.

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PT Film Festival #14 – Robert Horton

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Larry Stein and Marcia Perlstein preside over the opening of our PT Film Festival Broadcast. Then Larry talks with Film Festival interviewer, Robert Horton, the film critic for the Seattle Weekly and the Everett Herald. and a frequent contributor to our Film Festival.

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PF Film Festival #13 – Johnnie Jameson

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Larry Stein speaks with Johnnie Jameson, the subject of the short film Mile 19. Johnnie is a long-time letter carrier in Los Angeles, and a Vietnam Veteran. He has run every Los Angeles Marathon since the first race, more than 30 years. He talks about the importance of the Marathon in his life, and the healing and calm it has brought him. Director Vincent DeLuca gets his mail delivered by Johnnie, and learned of his story.

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PF Film Festival #12 – Phil Volker

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Cris Wilson interviews Phil Volker, subject of Phil’s Camino, and Annie O’Neil, director of the film. Phil Volker used walking as part of his treatment for cancer and set up a course referring to the Camino de Santiago in Spain, but at his property on Vashon Island.

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PT Film Festival #11 – Brian and Amy Storkel

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Marcia Perlstein interviews Brian and Amy Storkel, producers of The Dean Scream, which analyzes the fateful “scream” of excitement by candidate Howard Dean in his presidential bid. News footage of that event effectively doomed his campaign.

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PT Film Festival #10 – Sheila Canavan

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Marcia Perlstein talks with Sheila Canavan, director of Compared to What: The Improbably Journey of Barney Frank. The film follows long-term congressman Barney Frank, in the year he retired from his seat in Congress.

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PT Film Festival #9 – Emily Linden

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Cris Wilson interviews Emily Linden, founder of the Unslut Project, talks about her film Unslut. The harm caused by that common and offensive term is explored by a number of women who have been affected by that insult. This film was found very important for the festival by Port Townsend’s young festival advisors and jurors.

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PT Film Festival #8 – Dar Dowling

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Marcia Perlstein interviews Dar Dowling, the producer/director of Hey Mom, What’s Sex? She talks about the origin of the film, and the process of getting people to tell very personal stories about “that talk” with our parents. Ricardo Madden, editor-producer, is also interviewed.

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PT Film Festival #7 – Coffin Nachtmahr

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Marcia Perlstein interviews Coffin Nachtmahr, the focus of the film Throw, about Coffin’s skills as a Yo-Yo master. It is also about that talent’s interface with his personal struggles with a speech impediment and social communication.

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PT Film Festival #6 – Charlie Soap

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Cris Wilson interviews Charlie Soap, Producer and Director of the film The Cherokee Word for Water. He and his late wife, Wilma Mankiller were the subjects of the film, about their struggle to get water to an impoverished reservation community. Charlie is interviewed, along with actress Kimberly Guererro, and producer Christina Kiehl.

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PT Film Festival #5 – Bill Borden

(Live Interview from Opening Night, September 23, 2016) Larry Stein interviews Bill Borden, a veteran Producer of many films, acted as a juror in the Feature Narrative category for this year’s festival. Back in the 1980s he got to know Port Townsend as the location manager for An Officer and A Gentleman, shot at Ft. Worden.

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PT Film Festival #4 – Jonathan Keijser

(First airdate: September 19, 2016) What Would Beethoven Do? director, Jonathan Keijser, is interviewed by Marcia Perlstein. And Unslut director, Emily Linden, is interviewed by Cris Wilson.

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PT Film Festival #3 – Doug Blush

(First airdate: September 15, 2016) Marcia Perlstein talks with Doug Blush, editor of “Phil’s Camino”, and Andrew Perez, writer and actor in the 2015 films “Bastards y Diablos” and “My Scientology Movie”.

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PT Film Festival #2 – Rory and Heidi Feek

(First airdate: September 13, 2016) Marcia Perlstein talks with Rory and Heidi Feek about “Josephine”; and with Charlene Fisk and Carrie Schrader about “The Founders Film”.

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PT Film Festival #1 – Ward Serrill and Peter Scott

(First airdate: September 8, 2016) Host Marcia Perlstein speaks with documentary filmmaker Ward Serrill and Peter Scott about Serrill’s film “Catching Fire: Peter Scott’s Stove Army”, about a local Vashon community working together to solve a global issue.

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