PAM CUT Presents “32 Sounds” Sept. 8 & 9 – Discounted Tix Available

PAM CUT presents:

32 Sounds – a deeply immersive film and music experience from Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Sam Green (The Weather Underground) with original music by JD Samson (Le Tigre). Each night features live narration by Green and live music by Samson, delivered via headphones. Use promo code PCT32STAFF –

Readers of this post get a discount of 50% off per ticket. They just need to go to, choose a night and use promo code: PCT32STAFF

32 Sounds, “The Greatest Documentary You’ve Ever Heard” – Rolling Stone

September 8 & 9, 8–9:30 p.m.

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BLAME IT ON ART: Creative Mentorship Exhibit from Outside the Frame

If youth experiencing houselessness can make films, they can do anything. At Outside the Frame ( we believe that creative collaboration is an essential ingredients for healing, growth, and empowerment. Our professional and peer mentors take the work of making art both seriously and playfully with those with those we support and in our own art practices.

Mentors are the lifeblood of Outside the Frame. Come see an exhibit dedicated to their work and impact.<

Aug. 30-Oct. 6, 2023

Video, photography, books, and mixed media works by OTF Mentors and Participants. Continue reading... “BLAME IT ON ART: Creative Mentorship Exhibit from Outside the Frame”

PassinArt Theatre: Pacific Northwest Multi Cultural Readers Series & Film Festival

PassinArt Theatre is having their second biennial Pacific Northwest Multicultural Readers Series & Film Festival Thursday – Sunday, August 17-20, 2023 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Portland, Oregon.

The festival will be a jam-packed, four-day whirlwind of wall-to-wall readings, screenings, masterclasses and panel discussions addressing the issues of the day as they shape theaters of color, television, and film.

In attendance, we will have celebrity co-hosts Javon Johnson [The Oval, Boo! Madea Halloween] and Bobby Yan
[Stalker, K Love] welcome industry luminaries including Regina Taylor [I’ll Fly Away, CSI Vegas, Justified]; Rose Bianco [Cobra Kai, East New York, Minx]; Rhavynn Drummer [Tyler Perry/national casting director]; Ted Lange [The Love Boat]; Stephanie Frederic [film/tv producer Girls’ Trip, All Eyez on Me, Night School, American Gangster]; Professor Vera J. Continue reading... “PassinArt Theatre: Pacific Northwest Multi Cultural Readers Series & Film Festival”

Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation Camp; Technology August Festival to Be Held at OMSI

Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation, and Technology (PFCAT) announced its 2023 schedule. The event will be taking place at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) from August 3rd – 6th and will include screenings of 119 films including 110 World or Regional Premieres from 22 countries, as well as panel discussions, parties, and presentations.

The complete schedule of screenings and special events can be found at Tickets and full-access passes are now available at on OMSI’s website at this link. Continue reading... “Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation Camp; Technology August Festival to Be Held at OMSI”

#OregonMade Film Series: “Sometimes a Great Notion” on 35mm

The next installment of our #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre is “Sometimes a Great Notion” on August 23. Paul Newman stars in and directs what some call the quintessential Oregon film based on the novel by Ken Kesey. Shot on the Siletz River and in and around Lincoln City and Toledo, the Stamper family, headed by Henry Fonda, Never Gives an Inch right on up to the final image of the senior Stamper’s hand giving a single finger salute as the last timber raft heads out to sea. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Film Series: “Sometimes a Great Notion” on 35mm”

Top Secret Club – Script Reading Event Returns June 29

Top Secret Club is a bimonthly script development and networking event for the film and theatre community that hosts table reads in front of a live audience with local actors, screenwriters, and playwrights. The table reads are followed by a facilitated feedback session, and a community social hour.

6 PM – 9 PM at 1316 SE 12th Avenue. Free to attend!

Featuring work by Linda Alper and Aaron Isaac Vasquez.

Find out more here.

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Outdoor Movies in Oregon State Parks Returns!

The Hollywood Theatre and Oregon State Parks join forces once again for Outdoor Movies in Oregon State Parks! Pack a picnic and bring your friends to a summer season of vintage blockbusters, paranormal thrillers, and cult favorites, screening under the stars at some of Oregon’s most beautiful parks.

Outdoor Movies in Oregon State Parks are free to attend and no ticket is required. Screenings begin at dusk. Free day-use parking after 7 p.m.

Find the full schedule below and here, then pack up the picnic blankets and lawn chairs for a summer full of fun! Continue reading... “Outdoor Movies in Oregon State Parks Returns!”

International Youth Silent Film Festival – Tickets Now on Sale

Experience modern silent movies created by our next generation of filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest, as they compete for top honors.

Sunday, May 28 at 2:30PM at the Hollywood Theatre.

Awards will also be presented, with a top prize of $1,000. Movies will be accompanied by live theatre pipe organ played by Nathan Avakian.  Films feature live action, as well as animation, stop motion and CGI, so there will be something for everyone!

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Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio – Coming To The Portland Art Museum June 10th

Guillermo del Toro on the set of Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, 2022. Image courtesy Jason Schmidt/Netflix

The Portland Art Museum will be hosting the Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio exhibit this summer. The exhibit is “a celebration and exploration of the inventiveness, passion and artistic cooperation that goes into making a cinematic vision come to life.” The exhibit started at MoMA in New York and is now opening at the Portland Art Museum on June 10th and will run through September 17th, 2023.

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OMPA’s Annual Showcase Event: April 27

OMPA’s annual celebratory event of Oregon’s media production industry and toast our award recipients is coming next week. Come enjoy connecting, exchanging ideas and experiences, and exploring new collaborations.

Learn more and RSVP at

Where: Produce Row
When: April 27, 6:30-9:30pm
Dress code: Creative and festive
What will be there: Drinks and hor d’oeuvres, photo booth, member highlight reels and awards winner recognition

Thank you to our event sponsors ComcastOregon FilmKoerner Camera SystemsOregon Film Museum, Emma Josephson and the Portland Events and Film Office! Continue reading... “OMPA’s Annual Showcase Event: April 27”