The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival is excited to announce the POWGirls workshops for spring and summer of 2019. The POWGirls Media Education Program launched in March of 2014 and has hosted thirteen successful workshops, producing 19 films and serving over 100 girls and non-binary youth in the Portland metro area.
POWGirls offers workshops in video production, cinematography, audio recording, set lighting, digital editing and media literacy for girls and non-binary youth ages 15-19. Our instructors are working media producers who inspire participants to be creative, tech-savvy leaders who will help realize gender equity in the film industry. All films produced during POWGirlsworkshops are screened at the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW Film Fest).
SummerWorkshop I: INTRO TO FILMMAKING, June 25-29, 2018 – SIGN UP HERE
Over the course of five days, participants will collaboratively develop, film and edit an original short film.
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 young women. NO APPLICANT IS TURNED AWAY DUE TO LACK OF FUNDS.
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 WORKSHOP, July 17-21, 2017
Summer Workshop I: INTRO TO FILMMAKING, June 19-23, 2017 – SIGN UP HERE
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 dates:
Summer Workshop I: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, August 1-5 + August 8-9, 2016
Summer Workshop II: INTRO WORKSHOP, August 8-12, 2016
Summer Workshop I: ADVANCED WORKSHOP, August 1-5 + August 8-9, 2016 – SIGN UP HERE
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 festival taking place March 3 – 6, at The Hollywood Theatre.
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 array of talented women filmmakers with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking themes. The Portland screening will be on January 25th, 7pm at the Clinton Street Theater as part of the POWMonthly Screening series, brought to you by the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival.
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
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 to the first glimmers of a change of mindset. Interwoven into the story line are the lives, values and mindsets of the rapists whom the film makers have had exclusive and unprecedented access to interview before they hang. Continue reading... “POWMonthly Series Presents A Special Screening Of “India’s Daughter””