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February 2015

PIFF International

February 5, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2015 @ 9:00 pm
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PIFF

The second oldest festival in Oregon, the Portland International Film Festival is back for its 38th edition on February 5-21. The festival brings in a few films from every country of the world exposing its audiences to a variety of languages and themes. Don't miss this crown jewel of festivals. Executive Director Bill Foster is known as one of the most knowledgable film programmers in town. Along with event organizer Thomas Morgan, this will be a great event to watch some…

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Two-day Film School with Dov Simens

February 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - February 8, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE CLINTON ST
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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Dov Simens

THE MOVIEMAKER INSTITUTE: PORTLAND SERIES February 7-8: Dov Simens’ 2-Day Film School What do Quentin Tarantino, Guy Ritchie, Will Smith and Baz Luhrmann all have in common? All are former students of Dov Simens’ famed 2-Day Film School, and have gone on to write, direct and produce critically and commercially successful films – and Mr. Simens’ 75,000 students have gone on to gross over $14 billion at the box office. This crash-course seminar focuses on selling scripts & financing features.…

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Mom Attends Screening of Documentary on Murdered Son

February 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE CLINTON ST
Portland, OR 97202 United States
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The Clinton Street Theater is partnering with Equalize to bring the documentary "Matt Shepard Is A Friend Of Mine" to Portland. The February 14th screening will include a visit and discussion with the protagonist's mother Judy Shepard. The film is about the Matthew Shepard. Shepard was an American student at the University of Wyoming who was beaten, tortured and left to die near Laramie, Wyoming on the night of October 6, 1998, and died six days later at Poudre Valley…

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A Bloom in the Sidewalk

February 15, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kelly’s Olympian, 426 SW Washington St
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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Free

Boulevard Studios in association with Ponder All Productions is proud to announce a special one time local screening of the emotionally captivating, motivating and award winning documentary "A Bloom in the Sidewalk" written by Kimber Dion and directed by Kimber Dion and Luis Garcia. Winner of "Best Doc Feature" at the 2014 Barebones International Film Festival this stirring film weaves the stories of six women who have all overcome tragedy, and a variety of life's horrors, and have come out…

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Film Festival Panel at Pro Photo Supply

February 16, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Pro Photo Supply Event Center, 1801 NW Northrup St
Portland, OR 7209 United States
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Free

With over 1000 film festivals in the US alone, how do you know which ones are worth applying for? Which ones have distributors present? Whether your film has a chance with the Big Five.  Whether doing festivals is even worth it. And on and on. We have invited some of the biggest names on Oregon’s thriving film scene to both share how they broke in and what they learned along the way – as well as answer as many of…

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All the Wilderness (Director’s Q&A)

February 20, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Living Room Theater, 341 SW 10th Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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All the Wilderness

(TIME IS NOT VERIFIED, but should be around that time -- to be updated MONDAY WITH EXACT SCREEN TIME) NOTE that you are getting first crack at tickets and therefore have to pay a premium. (They will be $15 at the door, but no seats will likely be available) Grab a drink and let's go see a movie! Bring friends and some good conversation to discuss the film, its characters, the production and more. The Living Room Theater is the…

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Oscars Watch Party

February 22, 2015 @ 3:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Yurs Restaurant, 717 NW 16th Ave
Portland, OR 97209 United States
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Come hang out with other film lovers and watch the 2015 Oscars live. The Oscars are one of the movie industry's premier award shows and will be hosted by fan favorite Neil Patrick Harris. PDX Film Festival Director, Josh Leake, will be on hand to talk about the exciting plans for the 2015 Festival as well as local film happenings and films screened at Slamdance and Sundance Film Festival. There will be free movie passes, prizes and surprises! This is…

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March 2015

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW FEST)

March 12, 2015 @ 8:00 am - March 15, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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POWfest

The Mission The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women in film. POWFest empowers women to find their voice and to share their stories through innovative and quality filmmaking. We feature the work of today’s top women directors, honoring the true pioneers while providing support and recognition for the next generation of leading women filmmakers. The Goals The goal of POWFest is to eliminate the…

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April 2015

Hollywood Theater’s Eco Film Festival

April 9, 2015 @ 8:00 am - April 12, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
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Eco Film Festival

The Portland EcoFilm Festival at the Hollywood Theatre features films about the environment, nature conservation, outdoor adventure, agriculture and community wellness.  Screenings include a filmmaker Q&A or a panel discussion with local experts designed to engage audience participation and environmental conservation. The 2015 Festival takes place April 9th-12th, with additional featured screenings throughout the year. More info here: http://hollywoodtheatre.org/ecofilm/

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September 2015

Portland Film Festival

September 1, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - September 7, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Cinema 21 OR 97210 United States + Google Map
Opening night of the Portland Film Festival

Opening night of the Portland Film Festival The Storytellers' Festival & Conference From September 1-7, 2015, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love of film, our weeklong event is jam-packed with networking, workshops, guest speakers, film premieres, financing talks, director Q&As and the capacity to be the largest single-night attendance in the history of the city. There's a reason Portland is different. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine calls, "one…

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