Spring 2019

Maine’s Bicentennial is in 2020 and in celebration, we have built a website called where you can check out news, Maine stories and features, links to Bicentennial resources and more!

Shape Of Love: 200 Years In Maine is in production and to follow along, please visit the official film website at This is the second feature length documentary film by Portland, Maine-based Home Ice Productions and is in production through Maine's Bicentennial year of 2020.

Summer 2018

Thanks in part to a grant by the Maine Arts Commission, Tonya and her father Ray Shevenell will be on the road presenting community film screening and Q&A events of The Home Road over the coming months. For a complete list of screenings, please stop by the See The Film page at the movie's official website. 

Ways to see the film:

Attend a screening event, buy the DVD or view a digital version of the film (available for rent or buy!). For links and for more information, please visit the movie's website at  If you are interested in booking a screening or a screening and Q&A or discussion with filmmaker or filmmaker and trekker Ray, please contact for information. 


Shevenell Park in Biddeford, Maine was the setting for an interview by WGME-TV's Kim Block! The story of The Home Road was featured in her "Making A Difference" segment and aired on September 5th. To watch the 3-minute video story/interview, click on THIS LINK to watch on the WGME website!

Reporter Grant McPherson wrote an article about The Home Road film and Ray Shevenell's ancestral trek for the Biddeford-Saco-OOB Courier. It was published on June 8, 2017 and can be read by clicking Here

Portland Press Herald writer/MaineToday editor, Leslie Bridgers and photojournalist, Carl D. Walsh, accompanied Ray Shevenell as he approached the finish of his 200-mile ancestral trek in Biddeford, Maine and produced a great account of the story that is the subject matter of the forthcoming documentary film, The Home Road. Read/see photos from the Portland Press Herald story by clicking Here

news photo: Sue Lessard