Last fall, newportFILM announced that longtime Executive Director Terri Conners would transition into a role on the Board of Directors and Managing Director Rebecca Bertrand would be named Executive Director.

On the eve of newportFILM’s first event of 2018 (Love, Cecil – newportFILM screening 1/31) and at the start of her first full season/year as Executive Director, Rebecca Bertrand joined Ryan Belmore today on What’sUpNewp Radio Edition on AM 1540 WADK to chat about all that’s happening, new and to do with the non-profit documentary film series in 2018, and some of the things we can look forward to under her leadership.

newportFILM is a year-round, non-profit documentary film series in Newport that features established and emerging filmmakers and their current documentary films, curated from film festivals around the world. For more information, visit www.newportfilm.com.

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