GUNDERMANN (Gundermann)

The Portland German Film Festival is showing in our Monthly Film Series, a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, audiences will have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children’s movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles.
GUNDERMANN (Gundermann)
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 – 7:00 PM
Germany 2018, 128 min
Directed by Andreas Dresen
Cast: Alexander ScheerAnna UnterbergerAxel PrahlThorsten MertenBjarne MädelMilan PeschelKathrin Angerer
After his outing into family entertainment with TIMM THALER, director Andreas Dresen has now returned to Germany’s recent past with his portrait of the contradictory life of the digger driver Gerhard Gundermann who made a name for himself as a singer-songwriter in former East Germany, tragically dying at only 43 in 1998.
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PARIS CALLIGRAMMES (Paris Calligrammes)

The Portland German Film Festival shows in our Monthly Film Series, a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, audiences will have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children’s movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles.
PARIS CALLIGRAMMES (Paris Calligrammes)
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 – 7:00 PM
Germany/ France 2019, 129 min
Directed by Ulrike Ottinger

“In Paris Calligrammes, the artist Ulrike Ottinger casts a highly personal and subjective gaze back to the twentieth century.

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LIFE ON TAPE (Bilder (m)einer Mutter)

The Portland German Film Festival will show in our Monthly Film Series, a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. On the 2nd Tuesday of each month, audiences will have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children’s movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles
LIFE ON TAPE (Bilder (m)einer Mutter)
Tuesday, January 10, 2023 – 7:00 PM
Germany 2021, 78 min
Directed by Melanie Lischker
A seemingly entirely normal childhood in the 80s captured on countless video cassettes.
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Portland Premiere – Campy Screwball Comedy Movie “Pocket Mouse Protector”

Winner of Best LGBTQ Feature Film (Seattle Film Festival), POCKET MOUSE PROTECTOR brings its zany humor to Clinton Street Theater on November 5th, 2022.

Starring Portland talent James Sharinghousen, Eleanor O’Brien, Blake Stone, Jonas Israel, Yelena King, Daniel Villarreal, and Paul Bright, the movie is a send-up of screwball comedies from the 20s, 30s, and 70s.

Environmentalist Larry takes an experimental virility drug to woo back his wife Mary who’s having an affair with Barry who works for Thierry who plans to destroy the remaining habitat of the endangered pocket mouse.

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#CreateResponsibly Panel at the Hollywood Climate Summit

Calling all Filmmakers, Creators, Photographers, Artists and Influencers of all sorts who use the outdoors as their canvas!

#CreateResponsibly joins this week’s Hollywood Climate Summit to inspire better outdoor creation and recreation practices. Join the workshop Saturday June 25 at noon PT. Register for free at www.hcs.earth/RSVP to gain access to this workshop and much more.

Oregon Film is proud to have been participating in this campaign under the Recreate Responsibly Coalition during the pandemic.

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Creators welcome | Introducing OMPA’s New Website!

We are excited to introduce you to our new and improved platform that will help us come together as a community, share information and shape the future of the industry. Creators welcome.

▷Check It Out Now!

NEW AND IMPROVED DIRECTORY.
Take advantage of expanded categories, new search filters, links to social, banner images, favorites list and links to your work.

A TOOL TO PROMOTE OREGON.
The OMPA website and its Directory showcase all Oregon has to offer the world. Help demonstrate the depth and breadth of talent and resources here by being part of this promotional tool and ensuring it’s up to date. Continue reading... “Creators welcome | Introducing OMPA’s New Website!”

#OregonMade “Showing Up” Premiering in Main Competition At Cannes

This morning the 2022 Cannes Film Festival announced its Official Selection.  We are excited to see #OregonMade, A24’s “Showing Up” nominated in the main competition group.  “Showing Up,” was directed by Kelly Reichardt, written by Reichardt and Oregonian, , and produced by Oregonians, Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani  and Vincent Savino (see all cast and crew here).

This is Michelle Williams’s fourth collaboration with director Reichardt, following “Wendy and Lucy” (2008), “Meek’s Cutoff” (2010), and “Certain Women” (2016), and the 6th film Reichardt has shot in Oregon. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Showing Up” Premiering in Main Competition At Cannes”

OMPA Event | Tapping Into the Power of Your Voice as a Career

 

Tuesday, April 12 2022 | 6:30–8:00pm PDT | Free-$10

This is an online event centered on Black, Brown and Indigenous creatives of color while open to the community at large. Join us for conversation around getting started in voiceover work with some talented voiceover artists. Come connect with Jazzy Greene, Susannah Mars, Adrienne Livingston and Josh Millman as they share their voiceover journeys. We hope to inspire upcoming creative and professionals with similar backgrounds.

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Pop Art Makeup Workshop!

Pop Art Makeup

Step back in time when Andy Warhol ruled the art scene with his bright colors and art style that popped off the canvas! Art that looked like it belonged in a comic book. Now it’s your turn to create a fun colorful look using makeup as the medium and the face as the canvas.  Challenge your creativity using lines, circles, and bold colors for this fun Pop Art Makeup look! Bodypaint and beauty artist Linda Wong will be the instructor.

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#EOFF2022 Call For Entries Open, Encore Screening Series

poster image for EOFF virtual Screening February

It’s February Encore Screening time. Opening up February 13 for our virtual encore series, this month features Lauren Everett’s short doc THUNDAAR LIVES!, Jen Elkington’s JEAN, Rollyn Stafford’s ZOMBIE WALK, and Kerry O’Neill’s short narrative BEA AT REHAB. The short film block will be available until the end of February.

The encore screening series is a way to share #EOFF2021 short films with our community of friends, filmmakers, and audiences alike as we build out our ‘Friends of the Festival’ catalog and make large steps towards our The Liberty Theatre’s opening and our thirteenth annual program scheduled for OCTOBER 20-22, 2022.

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