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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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Academy Award Winning Documentary “Citizenfour” Added To 2015 POWFest Line-up

Thursday, March 5, 2015

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The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival is honored to announce the addition of Academy Award winning documenatry CITIZENFOUR to the 2015 festival line-up. Buy Tickets Here.  CITIZENFOUR is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald’s encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, […]

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8th Annual POWFest is March 12-15, 2015 at The Hollywood Theatre

Friday, February 27, 2015

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POWFest 2015 March 12-15, 2015 Festival Pass $40 / Individual showings $8-10 More info: powfest.com Come see the work of over 60 women directors! The 2015 films were judged by a panel of industry professionals along with film enthusiasts who evaluated over 600 submissions on the merits of creativity, production value, aesthetic vision and storytelling craft. […]

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POWGirls Expands Program to Empower Young Filmmakers

Friday, November 7, 2014

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POWFest will host POWGirls in 2015, a unique partnership program with MetroEast Community Media, specifically designed for girls ages 15-18. Over the course of four days in January, a group of selected girls will develop, produce, edit and present a film during the Youth Shorts program at the POWFest March 12-15, 2015. “We want to […]

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2015 POWFest Call-For-Entries!

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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 The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is now  accepting entries for its eighth annual festival scheduled to take  place March 12 – 15, 2015. The regular deadline for entries is  Friday, August 15, 2015. POWFest places a spotlight on women  directors by showcasing their work and empowering the  community of women in film. POWFest […]

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2014 POWFest Call-For-Entries!

Thursday, May 9, 2013

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The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is now accepting entries for its seventh annual festival scheduled to take place March 6 – 9, 2014 at the Hollywood Theatre inPortland,Oregon. The regular deadline for entries is Friday, August 16, 2013. POWFest places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and empowering the community […]

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Rock N Roll Mamas to Have Portland Preview at POWFest 2013

Thursday, February 14, 2013

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Portland filmmaker Jackie Weissman is excited to announce the Portland preview of her documentary ROCK N ROLL MAMAS next month on Thursday March 7, 2013 on the opening night of The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest). ROCK N ROLL MAMAS is a 60 minute documentary about three indie rockers who strive to follow their […]

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Director Penelope Spheeris announced as the 2013 POWFest Guest of Honor

Monday, February 11, 2013

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The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) organizers are excited to host acclaimed director, Penelope Spheeris, (Decline of Western Civilization I-III, Wayne’s World, Suburbia) as this year’s guest of honor, with a Director’s conversation following the screening of three of her films: DUDES, SUBURBIA and DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION III during POWFest on Saturday, March 9th […]

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Fundraising Event for THE WINDING STREAM

Thursday, January 10, 2013

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A documentary film about America’s first family of country music about to wrap!  Benefit for the upcoming documentary film, The Winding Stream – The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music   The Winding Stream – The Carters, the Cashes and the Course of Country Music – a feature-length documentary about the musical dynasty at […]

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