On Saturday May 5, at 2:00 PM at the enchanting Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis, archivists Elizabeth Peterson, Libby Burke, and Dennis Nyback will present a screening of selected films from the minor cinemas of Oregon.
Elizabeth Peterson will screen LUTHER METKE AT 94 (1979), directed by Jorge Preloren & Steve Raymen. 27 min, color, shot on 16mm.
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.
Who writes the West? Rich Wandschneider, Richard Etulain, and Anne Richardson will pool their thoughts on October 12, at 7:00 PM at Black Hat Books, 2831 NE MLK.
Richard W. Etulain is a prize-winning historian specializing in the history of the American West. He has been honored as president of both the Western Literature and Western History Associations. His most recent book is about Ernest Haycox, a Portland writer who grew up alongside a brand new art form: the Western.