On Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7:00 PM, NWFC premieres Dan Miller’s new documentary about Oregon’s first Oscar nominated filmmaker, James Blue. Ben Popp leads the post film discussion with Dan Miller, Sheldon Renan, Richard N. Blue, Brooke Jacobson, Anne Richardson.
For more info: https://nwfilm.org/films/citizen-blue/
James Blue (1930-1980) was on the founding faculty of AFI and was the founding director of Rice Media Center in Houston, where he also founded SWAMP (Southwest Alternative Media Project) and The Territory, a KUHT public television showcase for independent film.
Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater were born in a city James Blue had equipped with resources/inspiration for independent filmmakers.
For more info on Blue: https://jamesbluetribute.com