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Articles with the Tag: Flathead Lake International Cinemafest

FLIC announces 2020 awards

News from FLIC   POLSON – The 2020 Flathead Lake International Cinemafest attracted a record large audience, numbering in the hundreds from the Montana region and beyond.  Now in its eighth year, FLIC has steadily gained worldwide notice as entries continue to come in from the far reac...

Appreciation for film festival

Editor, Bravo and hats off to all the energetic people who worked on the FLIC film festival, which ran in Polson recently. All those efforts resulted in a wonderful cultural gift to our community. I was able to catch three intriguing films over the weekend. “Beyond Dreams” told the story of...

FLIC wraps up with awards ceremony FLIC wraps up with awards ceremony

POLSON — The eighth annual Flathead Lake International Cinemafest wrapped up its three-day film festival with an award ceremony on Sunday evening. The festival allows filmmakers both local and from all over the world the opportunity to showcase their talent and creativity. The festival also offers f...

Amazon’s teen filmmaker will attend FLIC

News for FLIC  POLSON – At the age of 17, Jonathan Perry has become the youngest director on any major streaming service with his film, SUBNIVEAN, which recently debuted on Amazon Prime to critical acclaim and is set to screen at film festivals worldwide. Four years earlier, Perry began hi...

Small Salmon contributes to 'The Last Beyond': a film about death, love, rebirth Small Salmon contributes to 'The Last Beyond': a film about death, love, rebirth

POLSON – The feature film, “The Last Beyond,” has roots in the Mission Valley, but its message of death, love and rebirth is a universal theme. Director Graham DuBose enlisted the help of Stephen Small Salmon, a Pend d’Oreille tribal elder from the Flathead Reservation, to help tel...

FLIC features musical couple FLIC features musical couple

POLSON – The Americana duo Jim and Sam found a novel way to up their music careers: play a show a day for a year. In addition to helping the duo hone their skills and find new ways to get in sync, the project evolved into the documentary film, “After So Many Days,” currently touring the ...

FLIC film festival starts Jan. 24 FLIC film festival starts Jan. 24

News from FLIC  POLSON – The Flathead Lake International Cinemafest premieres its eighth annual winter film festival during the weekend of Jan. 24-26 at the Showboat Cinema on Main Street. FLIC screens full-length features, shorts, animation, student films and documentaries. FLIC 2020 once a...

Local filmmakers to hold fundraiser

POLSON – Jeri Rafter and Brook Swaney both grew up in Polson, and they’re headed back to their hometown to look for support in their newest film project.  The filmmaking team has finished filming the documentary “Daughter of a Lost Bird” and is fundraising for the costs of fin...

PUFF unites small businesses, filmmakers, enthusiasts PUFF unites small businesses, filmmakers, enthusiasts

LAKE COUNTY – In a single night, locals explored religion, crime, Irish history and the struggle of a bird trying to navigate around a fence – all from inside the Lozar Brewery Museum in Polson. About 20 people attended a screening from the new Pop Up Film Festival. PUFF shows films monthly ar...

Community helps foundation make a difference

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation  POLSON —  Because of the generosity of local donors, a total of $631,535.00 has been awarded to worthy needs and projects in our community from 2009 through mid-2019. The Greater Polson Community Foundation recently distributed $33,70...

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