Student documentary in the news

A documentary produced by students in the Downeast Documentary filmmaking course at the University of Maine at Machias made the news this month, following a successful premiere at the Performing Arts Center on April 24.

“When the Chevy Breaks (How Small Towns Fix Big Problems)” received coverage in the Machias Valley News Observer, the Countywide and The Quoddy Tides.

The Quoddy Tides feature can be viewed online at

The film can also be previewed on YouTube.