UMPI hosts 36th Black Maria Film Festival

The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host the 36th Black Maria Film Festival on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in the Campus Center. The Black Maria Film Festival is an international juried film competition. Festival Executive Director Jane Steuerwald will present the evening’s offerings, from documentary to animation to narrative short films. This family-friendly event is open to the public and donations will be accepted at the door for future cultural programming. FMI, contact Gayla Shaw at 768-9452 or email