The following blog posts have been submitted by the filmmakers that have participated in Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s On Screen/In Person regional film touring program. All views and opinions expressed in the posts are solely those of the filmmakers and do not reflect the opinions of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, its directors, or employees. Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is not responsible for the accuracy of the information supplied by the filmmakers.
October 21, 2014 | Fly By Light | Newport News, VA Shortly after I arrived on the Christopher Newport University campus in Newport News, I was welcomed into the university film club. Listening to each student’s intentions for coming that day was a refreshing reminder of all the different ways that film brings people into […]
October 18, 2014 | Fly By Light | Germantown, MD The kick off to the tour at Black Rock in Germantown could not have been more special. Located only 45 minutes from our home town of D.C. where a lot of Fly By Light was filmed, we were able to fill our car with two […]
September 21, 2014 | The Hand That Feeds | Germantown, MD Germantown, a sleepy DC suburb named for the German immigrants who once owned shops there, is now increasingly home to immigrants from Asia and Latin America. It reminded me a little of Los Angeles, in that extraordinarily delicious world cuisine can be found in […]
September 19, 2014 | The Hand That Feeds | Newport News, VA Usually when you’re sharing a social issue documentary, most people only want to hear about the issues. So I was glad for the chance to talk filmmaking with a group of bright, engaged cinephiles at the Christopher Newport University film club. Despite the […]
September 17, 2014 | The Hand That Feeds | Wilmington, DE For my first stop on On Screen / In Person, I stayed with my grandparents, Ray and Arleen Higgins. Their pleasant home in leafy Newark, Delaware is a testament to what good jobs can get you. Ray worked most of his life as a […]