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POWGirls Summer $5k Set To Raise Scholarship Funds By September 20th!

Friday, September 8, 2017

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POWGirls Summer $5k! Help us to raise scholarship funds for the 2017/2018 POWGirls Workshops! $5000 Goal by September 20, 2017! POWGirls depends on partnerships and donations to meet the costs of running our workshops. Since some POWGirls participants are unable to pay tuition, we rely heavily on scholarships to make our workshops available to all […]

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POWGirls Announces two Workshops for Summer 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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POWGirls Announces two Workshops for Summer 2017! POWGirls launched in March of 2014 and has hosted eight successful workshops serving over 80 girls in the Portland Metro area.  Watch POWGirls Films Here. We are excited to announce our Summer 2017 dates: Summer Workshop I: INTRO TO FILMMAKING, June 19-23, 2017 Summer Workshop II: ADVANCED DOCUMENTARY […]

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POWGirls Announces Two Workshops for Summer 2016!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tara Johnson-Medinger, Executive Director POWFest / POWGirls [email protected] / 503.267.1126 POWGirls Announces two Workshops for Summer 2016!   POWGirls launched in March of 2014 and has hosted six successful workshops serving over 57 girls in the Portland Metro area.  Watch our past productions here. We are excited to announce our Summer 2016 […]

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The 2016 POWFest Starts TODAY!

Thursday, March 3, 2016

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We are excited to see starting tonight at The Hollywood Theatre for the 9th Annual Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival! Buy a Festival Pass & Screening Tickets Daily POWFest Highlights Thursday March 3, 2016 7pm – The Armor of Light plays with local film, Sista in the Brotherhood 930pm – La Nina de Tacones Amarillos […]

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POWFest Announces 2016 Woman of Honor – TWILIGHT Director Catherine Hardwicke

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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PORTLAND OREGON WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (POWFEST) ANNOUNCES 2016 WOMAN OF HONOR – TWILIGHT DIRECTOR CATHERINE HARDWICKE   Portland, Oregon – February 4, 2016 – The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (a.k.a. POWFest) is pleased to announce this year’s guest of honor, award-winning director and gender equality advocate, Catherine Hardwicke, who will be in attendance throughout the […]

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POWMonthly: LUNAFEST Comes to Portland on January 25, 7:00 pm at Clinton Street Theater.

Friday, January 8, 2016

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LUNAFEST Comes to Portland on January 25,  7:00 pm at Clinton Street Theater. Established in 2000 by LUNA, the makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, LUNAFEST connects women, their stories and their causes through film. This traveling film festival, which will visit over 175 cities this season, spotlights the work of a diverse […]

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POWGirls Announces 2016 Workshops Dates

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

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POWGirls announces four workshops for 2016! Winter Workshop: INTRO WORKSHOP, January 22 + 28-31, 2016 Spring Break Workshop: MAKE A SILENT FILM, March 21-25, 2016 Summer Workshop I: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, July 25-29 + August 1-2, 2016 Summer Workshop II: INTRO WORKSHOP, August 8-12, 2016   POWGirls started in March 2014 as a weekend workshop for […]

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POWMonthly Series Presents A Special Screening Of “India’s Daughter”

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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 INDIA’S DAUGHTER is the story of the short life,  and brutal gang rape and murder in Delhi in  December 2012 of an exceptional and inspiring  young woman. The rape of the 23 year old medical  student by 6 men on a moving bus, and her death,  sparked unprecedented protests and riots  throughout India and led […]

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2016 POWFest Call-For-Entries!

Monday, May 11, 2015

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The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is now accepting  entries for its ninth annual festival scheduled to take place March 3 – 6, 2016.  The regular deadline for entries is Friday, August 14, 2015.  Deadlines & Fees  Early Bird Deadline: Postmarked by June 19, 2015 ~ $25  Regular Deadline: Postmarked by Friday August 14, […]

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POWGirls Announces Summer 2015 Media Workshop Sessions

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival is excited to announce the addiiton of two Summer Workshops sessions to the expanding POWGirls program. Our mission is to help girls 15-19 realize their power, creativity and voice in media production and encourage them to explore opportunities as future media-makers. We want to encourage girls to be creative, […]

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