LEWISTON — Veteran fiddler Greg Boardman will perform Friday, March 4, at a fundraiser also featuring a Beatles tribute by Nick Knowlton and friends, and a silent auction.

The event will benefit the first Lewiston-Auburn Film Festival, which will showcase work from around the world, including Maine-made films.

There will be a sneak peek of films from the festival, including Maine director Amy Brown’s documentary “There is My Home: Somali Bantu Farmers of Lewiston Maine.”

On April 2, Lewiston filmmaker Bill Maroldo’s “PAL Hop Days” documentary and more than 50 other films will be shown at the Lewiston Public Library, the Hilton Garden Inn, Gallery 5, Holly’s Own Deli and six other locations.

The fundraiser will run from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Bates Mill Atrium, 35 Canal St. (entry next to Museum L/A.) Light appetizers will be served; there will be a  cash bar. 

Suggested donation: $10 at the door. For more information, call 577-9746 or visit www.lafilmfestival.org.

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