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The Grand screens a special presentation of “Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between Nature & Culture”

ELLSWORTH – The Grand, in partnership with The Frenchman’s Bay Conservancy, presents a special screening of the locally made documentary “Community Conservation: Finding the Balance Between Nature & Culture,” on Tuesday, November 21st at 7 pm, as the next film in its TruMovie series– a series of the best of the recent documentaries and fiction films based on real events.  See the film, with a panel discussion/Q&A, screened as the director made it to be seen- on the big Coastal Eye Care screen through The Grand’s brand-new digital cinema projection system. The General Admission ticket prices are $5.  Anything else… wouldn’t be Grand!

The new documentary created by Mark Ireland of MI Media, was shot in four seasons, at four active land trusts across Maine, demonstrating their efforts toward conservation for all members of their community. Please note there will be a panel discussion/Q&A with representatives from Maine Coast Heritage Trust, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, Downeast Lakes Land Trust, City of Ellsworth, and Mark Ireland that will follow the screening of the movie.

For more information on this or other Grand events- including the new Winter season of CineGrand on Tuesday, November 28th at 6 pm beginning with the rich, romantic historic drama “Tulip Fever” starring Oscar winners Alicia Vikander (“The Danish Girl”), Christophe Waltz (“Inglorious Basterds”) and Judi Dench (“Shakespeare in Love”)- please call the box office at 207-667-9500 or visit The Grand website at or follow us on Facebook at

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