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John & Francis Ford Film Festival

August 18, 2023 to August 18, 2023
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM

About this event

Maine Irish Heritage Center presents JOHN & FRANCIS FORD FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT - STATE THEATRE, PORTLAND -Opening Reception -Welcome remarks by Dan Ford and Joseph McBride -Award winner of MFA/PMA Silent Film Contest -Premiere of When The Tables Turned (1911), starring Francis Ford. Newly restored from a 35 mm original in the archives of the EYE Film Institute Nederland. Introduction by Kathryn Fuller-Seeley -Screening of Wagon Master (1950) directed by John Ford, starring Ben Johnson, Harry Carey, Jr., and Ward Bond