Bates College students are involved in every aspect of the college’s first annual festival. With social and environmental justice its main themes, the festival also presents shorts by alumni filmmakers, panels on women in media and on screenwriting, and the world premiere of a documentary about Maine burlesque performers (“Witchcraft Blue”), above. The festival runs March 21 to 25. For titles, times and locations, visit or FREE. FMI [email protected].

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