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A podcast by the Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania and Greater Erie Film Office.

Film Grain Film Society of NWPA

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A podcast by the Film Society of Northwestern Pennsylvania and Greater Erie Film Office.

    Forensic Artist Michelle Vitali and The Skull (1965)

    Forensic Artist Michelle Vitali and The Skull (1965)

    This week we are joined by Michele Vitali from Edinboro University who discusses her experience working in the world of forensic art, the grey-market body trade, "Unsolved Mysteries" and more. Visit https://www.reuters.com/investigates/section/usa-bodies/ for more information on the topics mentioned. 

    For our Halloween movie discussion, Erika chose "The Skull," a British horror film from 1965 available on Hulu and Amazon Prime starring Peter Cushing, Patrick Wymark, Christopher Lee, and Jill Bennett.  

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    • 59 min
    Erie Philharmonic's Steve Weiser and Session 9

    Erie Philharmonic's Steve Weiser and Session 9

    Steve Weiser, Executive Director of Erie Philharmonic joins us to discuss the Winter season for the Phil - including free, televised concerts in October, November and December. To learn more about this program, visit eriephil.org. Steve also joins us for our thoughts on "Session 9," a Brad Anderson horror film from 2001 that was filmed inside Danvers State Mental Hospital in Massachusetts. 

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    • 38 min
    Our Erie: The Series and The Platform

    Our Erie: The Series and The Platform

    Hosts of Our Erie: The Series Marty Nwachukwu (Community Organizer for Erie County United) and Davona Pacley (Co-Founer of Erie's Black Wall Street, Co-cretor of Hearth Folk Collective) join us to discuss their new podcast, born from a desire to highlight the real stories of the people making change in the Erie Area. The Our Erie series will bring citizens, entrepreneurs, activists, politicians and thought leaders together for a frank discussion around societal issues facing the post-industrial city of Erie, Pennsylvania and the United States at large. Stay tuned to the Our Erie Facebook Page for more information. 

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    • 44 min
    Jacob Bartko and Production Services in COVID

    Jacob Bartko and Production Services in COVID

    Director of CAM (Community Access Media) Erie, Jacob Bartko joins us to discuss the use of production services during the pandemic, the history of CAM Erie, and what people looking to get involved can expect from their facilities. 

    Learn more about CAM on their website: https://camerie.org/

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    • 39 min
    Unearth: Fantasia Film Festival Cast & Crew Q&A

    Unearth: Fantasia Film Festival Cast & Crew Q&A

    This week on Film Grain, we bring to you the entire UNEARTH Fantasia Film Festival Q&A hosted by Erika Berlin, executive director of FILM SOCIETY of NWPA.

    Guests: John C. Lyons, co-writer/co-director/co-producer of UNEARTH.  Dayan D. Oualid, writer/director/producer/actor of DIBBUK.  UNEARTH cast members PJ Marshall,  Monica Wyche, and  Brooke Sorenson.

    DIBBUK is the short film that played with UNEARTH at the Fantasia.

    Find out more information about "Unearth" here. 

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    J.J. Hodges and The State of the Hollywood Tentpole

    J.J. Hodges and The State of the Hollywood Tentpole

    Erie actor, comedian and podcast host J.J. Hodges from "For Comic Junkies"  joins Erika, John and Mike for a discussion on motion picture revenue during COVID - specifically Disney's "Mulan" and Christopher Nolan's "Tenet." 

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    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Mike L Sky ,

Great Podcast!

Very amusing and informative about Films and Erie's Film community and culture. Always worth a listen!

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YES! Of course it's a great podcast. We host and talk about filmmakers and creatives from the Northwest Pennsylvania region surrounding Erie, Pennsylvania. Come and check it out, you'll love it!

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