#OregonMade “Above the Trees” Comes to Portland

During an extensive tour throughout Oregon, Southern Oregon shot “Above the Trees,” the 5th movie produced by local filmmakers Joma Films (who made Phoenix, Oregon, Calvin Marshall, and Redwood Highway), screens for one night only at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland this Wednesday May 22 at 7pm.
The filmmakers, director Gary Lundgren and producer Annie Lundgren, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.

Come watch a stellar film made under the SAG micro-budget agreement. Learn about producing films in Oregon with both regional and Hollywood actors and the ins-and-outs of self distribution.

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Hollywood Theatre at PDX is Looking for #OregonMade Short Films

The Hollywood Theatre, Portland’s premiere modern-historic movie house, is looking for short films to be screened at their location in the PDX airport for our Summer 2024 program. If you or someone you know has a short film that fits the parameters presented below, consider submitting your film!

To be considered for screening at the Hollywood Theatre @ PDX, all submissions must meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be created by a local/regional artist or concern issues relating to Oregon or the Pacific Northwest
  • Must be appropriate for a general audience (G-rated).
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Tag! Queer Shorts Festival 2024

Beckoning muscle angel
Catboy by director Cristian Sitjas

Tag! Queer Shorts Festival presents a vibrant perspective on queer life in its 11th anniversary edition on April 6-7, bringing 51 all-new films to Portland’s Hollywood Theatre. Celebrating the work of both local filmmakers and directors from as far away as Tunisia and Iran, Tag! selections are thought provoking, humanizing, and often a bit disruptive to typical discourses around sex, gender, and relationships.

This year’s program offers four curated thematic blocks, each one with an eclectic mix of animation, music video, narrative fiction, dance, and documentary. Continue reading... “Tag! Queer Shorts Festival 2024”

#OregonMade Screenings at the Tomorrow Theatre in March

PAM CUT’s Tomorrow Theatre will be showing several Oregon related Films and Performances in March. Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher’s beloved documentary “The Gospel of Eureka,” Astoria shot “Sometimes I Think About Dying” with Daisy Ridley and Kelly Reichardt’s “Showing Up” will be featured alongside screenings with support from Carla Rossi and local comedians and music videos.

Tickets and more information can be found on TomorrowTheatre.org but additional information on each screening can be found below.

THE INTERSECTION // Ask Dr.

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McMinnville Short FF Opens this Month

Tickets are now on sale for the McMinnville Short Film Festival that runs Feb. 23-25. Come visit the heart of Oregon Wine Country and see films, meet the filmmakers and hear from experienced artists working in the industry.

 

You can find out more on https://mcminnvillefilmfest.org/

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“Black Stories” Short Films coming to Kennedy School February 6

Mark your calendars for Feb 6th at McMenamin’s Kennedy School. Portland Film Festival is launching their Indie Film Series for 2024/25 with powerful narratives from the Black community. ✨

Featuring:
🎬 “Windows” by Mischa Webley, A journey of self-discovery behind unfamiliar walls. (Recent winner of Portland’s Amplify Grant.)
🎬 “So Misunderstood” by Seretse Njemanze & Jehnovah Carlisle – Office life meets personal upheaval during the pandemic.
🎬 “Akata” by Iyore Odighizuwa, A tale of cultural identity and unity.
🎬 “13” by Danielle Nicolet, A poignant quest for closure and truth. Continue reading... ““Black Stories” Short Films coming to Kennedy School February 6”

#OregonMade “Sometimes I Think About Dying” Opens Locally on Feb 2nd

#OregonMade and Astoria shot SOMETIMES I THINK ABOUT DYING, starring Daisy Ridley, is being released by Oscilloscope Laboratories in the US (it opened theatrically in France on January 10th and will be playing in theaters in Canada, the UK and hopefully lots of other places in the near future) on January 26, but the film will be at theaters locally on February 2nd.

Portland
Regal Fox Tower
Opens Friday 2/2. (Q&A screenings with Rachel Lambert, Director and Dave Merheje, “Robert” at the 7pm shows at a special screening on Thursday and on opening night Friday, 2/1 and 2/2). Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Sometimes I Think About Dying” Opens Locally on Feb 2nd”

“Gasoline Rainbow” Special Cast & Crew screening on Monday 12/18

Renowned filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross are bringing the film they shot in Oregon in the summer 2021 back to the area for its first screening on American soil, on December 18 at the Hollywood Theater. After its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival in September, GASOLINE RAINBOW will screen for the local cast and crew that made it possible next Monday.

The film depicts five teenagers who have just graduated from high school and decide to go on a road trip before the dreaded approach of “real life” and all that it demands. Continue reading... ““Gasoline Rainbow” Special Cast & Crew screening on Monday 12/18”

#OregonMade “It’s What’s Inside” to Premiere at Sundance 2024

#OregonMade feature film “It’s What’s Inside” – directed and written by Greg Jardin and produced by William Rosenfeld, Kate Andrews, Jason Baum, Raúl and Domingo — will premiere in the Midnight section at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival.

The film tells the story of a pre-wedding party descending into an existential nightmare when an estranged friend shows up with a mysterious suitcase. The cast includes Brittany O’Grady, James Morosini, Alycia Debnam-Carey, Gavin Leatherwood, Reina Hardesty, Nina Bloomgarden.

You can see all of the projects selected by Sundance 2024, the 40th edition of the festival, here. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “It’s What’s Inside” to Premiere at Sundance 2024”

#OregonMade “Can’t Seem to Make You Mine” Screening and Q&A

Fresh off of its World Premiere at Dances With Films in New York City, locally shot CAN’T SEEM TO MAKE YOU MINE, starring Zachary Ray Sherman, Lindsay Burdge, Jessica Barr, Journey Baker, and James “Jay Mack” McClendon, is coming home to Portland with a filmmaker Q&A after the screening.

The story revolves around a man recently released from prison as he tries to reconnect with his ex and become a father to his 6-year-old son, while he stays with a stripper he met through a prison pen-pal website. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Can’t Seem to Make You Mine” Screening and Q&A”