FOR SALE: Filmed by Bike Film Festival

After 21 years of vibrant operation, the Filmed by Bike film festival is for sale (details here).

“Filmed by Bike has been an artistic and advocacy dream come true. The impact we’ve made on communities around the world has lasting effect. The joy and inclusivity we’ve been able to bring to the bicycle culture is monumental.

“As much as Filmed by Bike created a movement, we also created an impressive tool that has so much more life left in it.

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Gorge Impact Film Festival Coming Nov. 4

Joy, Hope, and Optimism on a Changed Planet

The Gorge Impact Film Festival, (GIFF) presents a 1-day  event featuring multi-length films that explore how humanity can go forward with joy, hope, and optimism on a changed planet. 

Join us for themed screenings, filmmaker panels, discussions, and free events!

Our mission focuses on the planet and how it has continued to change the climate, species degradation, landscape fragmentation, and population growth. 

Giving up isn’t an option. We need to find a way forward.

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Sixth Annual Portland Dance Film Fest 

Portland Dance Film Fest is a multi-day festival running October 7-9, 2022. Join us for 29 spectacular PDFF Picks, curated from 12 different countries. Each screening is a crafted evening of original and diverse dance film.

Portland Dance Film Fest aims to promote the best films from around the world that marry the arts of dance and filmmaking -and- promote dance for film by hosting inspirational, educational, and accessible events in the community that also serve to galvanize local creators.

Portland Dance Film Fest October 7th – 9th, 2022 at the Portland Art Museum’s Whitsell Auditorium

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Emerging Voices Take Center Stage at The Portland Film Festival

“Every year is an honor to watch films shared with the Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast,” said Joe Stevens, the 30-year-old self-described Afro-Indigenous Director of Programming. “The talent always blows me away: risk-taking and authentic storytelling. We never have enough theater screens to include all the great films we find.”

The festival takes place Oct 12- 16.

Storytelling is a vital part of Portland’s culture
Steven continues, “Last year, we hosted over 200 women-directed films of the 400 films we presented. Continue reading... “Emerging Voices Take Center Stage at The Portland Film Festival”

Made-in-Oregon films abound at 11th annual Klamath Independent Film Festival

For the 11th rendition of the Klamath Independent Film Festival, Oregon’s lone film fest that exclusively showcases Made-in-Oregon shorts and feature-length films, over 50 selected films will be presented in-person and online Sept. 22-24.
Organized by Klamath Film, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves as the film liaison office for Klamath County, the festival draws filmmakers and film fans from across the state to Klamath Falls for a three-day celebration of films made across Oregon over the past year. This year’s festival has accepted over 50 films – the most in the festival’s history – necessitating additional online exclusives alongside a full slate of film screenings to be held at the Ross Ragland Theater. Continue reading... “Made-in-Oregon films abound at 11th annual Klamath Independent Film Festival”

Eastern Oregon Film Festival – Oct 19-21

Join us for our highly anticipated Fourteenth Annual Event, taking place from October 19 to October 21 in the picturesque town of La Grande, Oregon. As we mark this milestone year, we invite you to immerse yourself in a captivating lineup of thought-provoking films, engage with emerging talents, and be part of a vibrant community of film enthusiasts. From powerful narratives to groundbreaking visuals, our festival showcases the very best in independent cinema. Don’t miss this unforgettable celebration of storytelling and cinematic artistry at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival! Continue reading... “Eastern Oregon Film Festival – Oct 19-21”

20th Annual Bend Film Festival – Oct 12-15

Join us for the Special 20th Anniversary Bend Film Festival in 2023! We’ll screen over 100 films from the Regal Old Mill to Madras and host 125 filmmakers who are joining us from all over the country.

Passes are currently the least expensive they will be, so do not wait. You can even gift a pass to a loved one!

BendFilm is an independent Oregon film festival in the truest sense – rugged, brilliant, daring, adventurous, fun, and engaging. Academy-qualifying and one of the “25 Coolest Festivals in the World,” BendFIlm is located in the wondrous mountain town of Bend, OR and has been showcasing some of the best independent films in the Pacific Northwest and beyond for 18 years.

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Biggest Recovery Film Festival In The PNW Happening October 1st!

Bridges to Change is hosting its 3rd annual PDX Recovery Film Festival on October 1st at Revolution Hall in Portland, OR! This annual event showcases winning short films submitted from across the United States and United Kingdom to promote awareness of addictions, mental health issues and homelessness in a creative and impactful way. Bridges to Change hosts this event to support its mission to provide housing to those who need it most, support recovery through the lens of lived experience, promote wellbeing through behavioral health services, and advocate for those who systems have ignored. Continue reading... “Biggest Recovery Film Festival In The PNW Happening October 1st!”

BendFilm Launches BIPOC Women Production Film Grant

On-screen representation affects cultural understanding of BIPOC, women, and LGBTQ+ characters. Barriers need to be broken down until equal representation is achieved on-screen and behind the camera.

BendFilm’s Grant will support a BIPOC women artist with $20,000 toward making their short or feature film. The grant supports storytellers who are working to tell creative and complex stories told from a point of view that is unique and authentic.

Filmmakers who have been underrepresented are less likely to have the funding support to produce their first films to jumpstart their careers. Continue reading... “BendFilm Launches BIPOC Women Production Film Grant”

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”