Media

June, 2017

Arts & Lifestyles

The July 6, 2017 screening for SOUR GRAPES was featured in Arts & Lifestyles’s “Leisure” section.

See the complete story here: Arts & Lifestyles

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April, 2017

Newsday

The April 3, 2017 screening for I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO was featured in Newsday’s “Explore LI Community Calendar” section.

See the complete story here: Newsday

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March, 2017

Arts & Lifestyles

Port Jeff Documentary Series gears up for spring season
Soul music, Asperger’s syndrome, circus life, terrorism, race in America — these diverse subject matters and more will be explored at length as the Port Jefferson Documentary Series (PJDS) kicks off its spring 2017 season Monday evening, March 13.

See the complete story here: TBR News Media.

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February, 2017

TBR news mediaPort Jefferson Documentary Series wins Best Film Festival award for 2017 published by TBR News Media and written by Heidi Sutton.

“It’s official! Bethpage Federal Credit Union and the Long Island Press recently announced the 2017 winners of their Best of Long Island survey, now in its 11th year. Among the elite few was The Port Jefferson Documentary Series, which won for Best Film Festival.”

See the complete story here: TBR News Media.

September, 2016

Arts & Lifestyles

Beloved documentary series turns 11
Autism, pyramid schemes, the mental health system, the game of chess, gay rights, the Syrian refugee crisis – these topics and more will be explored in depth as the Port Jefferson Documentary Series kicks off its fall 2016 season on Monday, Sept. 12.

See the complete story here: TBR News Media.

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March, 2016

Arts & Lifestyles

LIM hosts screening of ‘The Anthropologist’
The intimate setting of the Gillespie Room at The Long Island Museum in Stony Brook served as a perfect venue for the screening of the award-winning documentary, “The Anthropologist,” on Monday evening.

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March, 2016

TBR news mediaPort Jeff Documentary Series returns with fervor published by TBR News Media and written by Melissa Arnold.

“While each board member has her own opinions, they’re all looking for those films that generate a lot of interest and offer wide appeal. All of them are fresh off the circuit, and you won’t be able to see them on TV or other outlets, Boland explained.”

See the complete story here: TBR News Media.

August, 2015

mobile-logoPort Jefferson Documentary Series Offers Impressive International Lineup published by Dan’s Papers & written by Jessica Opatich.

“Ten years after the inaugural season of the Port Jefferson Documentary Series, the fall 2015 season is gearing up to be one of the most exciting yet, with documentaries covering intriguing topics from the Silk Road to the brutality of the Khmer Rouge. The series takes a globe-trotting journey from Cambodia to Russia to Mexico and Afghanistan as speakers offer insightful commentary.”

See the complete story here: Dan’s Papers.

February, 2015

4931360The human condition explored at the Port Jefferson Documentary Series:

“Documentary films are a window into human emotions and actions and this year’s Port Jefferson Documentary Series promises to be rich with critically acclaimed and inspiring stories. Supported by The Greater Port Jefferson Arts Council, and grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and the Suffolk County Film Commission, the PJDS begins its 21st season on Monday, March 2, at Theatre Three in Port Jefferson. This year’s selected films examine the areas of war, environmental disasters, music and the expose of the FBI.”

See the complete story here: The Times Beacon Record and North Shore of Long Island

September, 2014

4931360A decade of award-winning films and guest speakers:

The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council will present its fall season of the Port Jefferson Documentary Series on Monday evenings from Sept. 22 to Oct. 27.

See the complete story here The Times Beacon Record and North Shore of Long Island


March, 2014

4931360The Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council will present its spring session of documentary films from March 3 to April 28, giving viewers a taste of topics as varied as politics, sports, religion and pop culture.

See the 2014 season wrote up in this cover story in The Times Beacon Record and North Shore of Long Island

March 2013

National Public Radio
51323Interview with nationally syndicated arts and lifestyle host Bonnie Grice on the season premiere of the Port Jefferson Documentary Series

March 2013

Arts and Lifestyle Cover Story
Port Jefferson Documentary Series offers Seven Films
Filma and Guest Speakers looks at world issues in depth

4931360In our fast-paced world, with little more than headlines passing for most TV news stories, it’s hard to understand the full story, the background and the implications of events taking place around us. In some cases, significant events don’t even make the news.
Documentary filmmakers, however, have taken the time and effort to not only present a story, but to examine it carefully, to provide the material needed to really understand what’s happening. MORE

February 2013

Documentary Series Unveils Spring 2013 Lineup Scandal, stereotypes, and justice are just a few topics explored in Port Jefferson Documentary Series, which will show at Theatre Three and the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University.
238704The film series boasts as its tagline, “Come for the movie, stay for the talk,” and last fall hosted Academy Award nominee Kirby Dick, who wrote and directed “The Invisible War,” which tackles sexual assault in the American military. MORE

February 2013

6732075The latest Movie Buzz, with Rafer Guzman of Newsday. MORE

The New York Times

8536788A Documentary Series with a Personal Touch MORE

Fall 2012
The Village Times Herald

287150PJ Documentary Series: seven unique films

From baseball to art theft to real estate, you’ll laugh,
cry and be in awe of some spectacular scenery

By Ellen Barcell MORE

Port Jefferson Patch

4439697The Port Jefferson Patch has covered the Port Jefferson Documentary Series extensively. Click on this link to see all of the photos and stories from past seasons.

LongIsland.com

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