The 6th Annual Cinema Pacific unveiled it’s full program coming to Eugene April 27- May 3rd. The festival is a collaboration between the University of Oregon and the community of Eugene, and administered by U of O graduate students. It will be featuring an “array of films, exhibitions, parties and performances” from Pacific rim countries. An exciting part of the festival is the opening, “Adrenaline Film Project” – featuring 12 Oregon filmmaker teams that have 72 hours to create a film from pre through post production. Also of interested, University of Oregon alum and track athlete, Alexi Pappas will be presenting her feature “Tall as the Baobab Tree” (in partnership with co-producer Jeremy Teicher) as well as an illustrated presentation of “Tracktown“, their in-progress work. For more information on the festival look here or sign up for the Cinema Pacific newsletter.
Additionally The Adrenaline Film Project is Cinema Pacific’s most popular event. The 72-hour filmmaking workshop culminates in a raucous public screening in which audience and jury prizes are awarded. This year, the AFP screening will take place on the festival’s opening night, April 27, following the Oregon premiere of a comedic horror film made by AFP alumnus Kyle Steinbach, titled Bad Exorcists.