Support the local filmmakers this Friday by attending Portsmouth Short Film Night! According to their website, you can expect "an award winning crime drama, a quirky comedy and a documentary made for the American Recipe Project all from local filmmakers as well as a touching story of friendship from France and a few special surprises ."

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You'll even have the opportunity to chat with some local filmmakers after the films are screened! Not every film you see this year has to be a Hollywood blockbuster, support the local arts. Hard to beat free movies on a Friday night in Portsmouth-- this event is sponsored by Portsmouth Public Media TV at 280 Marcy St. Get all the deets here!