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NBPT Docu Fest

Film Festival

Thank you to all who joined our 17th annual documentary film festival this past September!

Stay tuned here to learn about more documentaries being offered throughout the year. Catch some of our video interviews with some of today’s best doc filmmakers below.

Up next in THE WATCH CLUB:

WARNING: You are about to hear the Seven Dirty Words
"Seven Dirty Words" by NBPT Docu Fest Program Director James Sullivan. The book tells the story of Alternative America from the 1950s to the present from the singular vantage point of George Carlin, the Catholic boy for whom nothing was sacred. A critical biography, "Seven Dirty Words" is an insightful (and, of course, hilarious) examination of Carlin's body of work.
Watch our WATCH CLUB Filmmaker Interview with director Michael Bonfiglio below
Stream GEORGE CARLIN’S AMERICAN DREAM on HBO, See our live interview with co-director Michael Bonfiglio here.
Check out our Filmmaker Interviews here.

Riveted: The History of Jeans

Program Director James Sullivan wrote his first book on the subject of blue jeans in 2006. He's featured in a new PBS documentary. Watch here.

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This program is supported in part by grants from the local cultural councils of Amesbury, Georgetown, Groveland, Merrimac, Newbury, Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, and West Newbury, local agencies which are supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Every September we invite you to share in the NDF experience. Our charming seaport village is forty minutes north of Boston.

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