PT Film Festival

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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