Frontline producer to discuss documentary series in Portland on Nov. 6


PORTLAND — The PBS series Frontline is America’s premier investigative documentary series, with more than 50 Emmy Awards to its credit, on the air since 1983. At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, the Maine Jewish Film Festival and Maine Public Broadcasting Network will present “An Evening with David Fanning,” executive producer of Frontline, at Hannaford Hall at the University of Southern Maine.

MPBN Radio’s Irwin Gratz will interview Fanning on stage, discussing Frontline’s history and the challenges in journalism today, showing highlights from some of the most noteworthy films and sharing previews of upcoming episodes.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $10, $8 for seniors, students are admitted free but tickets are required. Purchase tickets at or 1-800-838-3006. Tickets will also be sold at the door, subject to availability. All proceeds from ticket sales benefit the Maine Jewish Film Festival.