Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Sponsors “Maine in the Movies” Film Festival in Celebration of Maine’s Bicentennial

Image of multiple movie posters with the words Maine in the MoviesBar Harbor, Maine (March 5, 2020) - Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to be a presenting sponsor for “Maine in the Movies,” a statewide film festival featuring 35 movies set in Maine. The 11-day festival, which runs from March 5-15 in 17 cities across the state, is being held in honor of Maine’s bicentennial. The festival is organized by the Maine Film Center and co-presented with 19 arts and education organizations and independent cinemas.

“Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is honored to sponsor ‘Maine in the Movies’ in celebration of films that have been inspired by the place we have called home since 1887,” said Joseph Schmitt, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. “Maine is a special place, and we are thrilled to be a part of the state’s 200th birthday celebration.”

The films screening during the festival include Maine’s oldest narrative movie, Jean the Match-Maker (1910); beloved classics Bambi (1942) and Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Carousel (1956); and recent movies Aquaman (2018) and The Lighthouse (2019). Visit to see the complete list of movies and a detailed schedule.

Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB) is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company. For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.