(Airdate: September 18, 2023) Christy Spencer, the Program Manager of the Port Townsend Film Festival, talks with host Larry Stein about new facets of this year’s Festival, and of course, the films to be screened. This 24th yearly festival runs from Thursday, September 21 through Sunday, September 24, capped off by the Sold Out concert by the Indigo Girls on Monday, September 25 at Fort Worden’s McCurdy Pavilion. The festival will host more than 50 films and welcome at least 27 artists involved with them. Check their website at ptfilmfest.com.
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Larry Stein interviews Danielle McClelland, Exec. Director of the PT Film Festival, about this year’s Women & Film Festival. The Festival runs in person from April 19-23, and then April 24-30 online.
(Airdate: September 14, 2022) Danielle McClelland started as the new PT Film Festival Executive Director on January 1, 2022. The first in-person PT Film Festival in 3 years starts September 22. It is centered, as always, on Taylor Street between Washington and Water Streets. Danielle talked with Larry Stein about the film line-up, the special guests featured in this year’s festival, and some of the films that stand out to her. Listeners will hear Danielle’s enthusiasm for film, festivals, and our community.
KPTZ DJ host Chris Bricker produced interviews with key filmmakers, in his important work on behalf of the 2021 PT Film Festival. Stream them here:
(Airdate: July 21, 2021) Larry Stein speaks with Janette Force, Executive Director of the Port Townsend Film Festival, about plans for the Fall Festival, Sept 23-Oct. 3. The Festival will be largely virtual, as it was last year, but 8 films will be screened to live audiences in the American Legion Hall, Sept 23 – 26. Outdoor films will also be back on Taylor St. Sept 23 – 26. Details of film schedules and tickets will be available soon at www.ptfilmfest.com.
(First airdate: September 25, 2019) KPTZ’s Al Bergstein speaks with Rocky Friedman and Ward Serrill, producer and director of the documentary film The Bowmakers. The film debuts at The Rose on Friday, September 27.
(First airdate: September 20, 2019) KPTZ’s Buzzy Donahue and Charlie Bermant speak with Cindy Meel, director of the feature documentary The Dog Doc.
(First airdate: September 20, 2019) KPTZ’s Chris Bricker and Lily Haight speak in depth with Ernie Stevens of the San Antonio Police Department’s Mental Health Unit about the screening of the feature documentary Ernie & Joe and the special panel at Saturday’s screening.
(First airdate: September 20, 2019) KPTZ’s Charlie Bermant and Buzzy Donahue talk with director Shaz Bennett about her feature narrative Alaska is a Drag.
(First airdate: September 20, 2019) KPTZ’s Charlie Bermant and Buzzy Donahue speak with Frosty Myers and Debra Arch Myers, producers of the feature documentary The Art & Times of Frosty Myers.