#OregonMade Film Series, Next Up: “Drugstore Cowboy” + Walking Tour Of Film’s Sites

Next up (Monday, October 8th) in the #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre, is Gus Van Sant’s, “Drugstore Cowboy.”  #OregonMade filmmaker, Gus Van Sant’s film stars, Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, and Heather Graham. Presented on 35mm. Celebrating 30 years from the production of the film in 1988, Oregon Film and the […]

An Official Trailer Is Out For Gus Van Sant’s, “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot”

Gus Van Sant’s new movie, “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot” is set to come out July 13th.  The film is based on the life of Oregonian cartoonist, John Callahan, and is played by Joaquin Phoenix, also starring are Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara and Jack Black.

“My Own Private Idaho” 35mm Screening Big Success – #OregonMade50

  As part of its 50th Anniversary, Oregon Film has teamed up with the Hollywood Theatre to bring several films shot in Oregon back to the big screen – earlier this week was this month’s offering, “My Own Private Idaho.” Gus Van Sant’s Shakespearean tale with River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves follows two friends, Mike […]

Call for Entries for the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

(PORTLAND, OR) – The Northwest Film Center asks filmmakers based in the Northwest region to submit their recent work for consideration for the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (NW Fest). The Festival is the longest running Festival in the region and was named one of Moviemaker Magazine’s Top 20 Coolest Festivals in 2013. The 43rd Northwest […]

The Northwest Film Center Presents: Essential Gus Van Sant (and His Influences)

The Northwest Film Center presents: Essential Gus Van Sant (& His Influences) film series & class Film dates: April 23-June 5, 2015 Class dates: April 25-June 20Over the last three decades, Gus Van Sant has created an extraordinary body of film work. His first long-form films of the late 1980s and early 1990s, known as […]

Gus Van Sant and James Franco to Screen “My Own Private River”

On September 25 Gus Van Sant and James Franco will be at the Hollywood Theater to screen their film “My Own Private River” which is a re-imagined look at Van Sant’s classic film ‘My Own Private Idaho”.  After their collaboration on “Milk”, Gus shared with Franco the original dailies from the film and the two […]

Gus Van Sant and James Franco present “Memories of Idaho” at TIFF

Gus Van Sant will be making the trek up to Toronto next month for the Toronto International Film Festival, where he’ll be contributing an installation commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the cult classic “My Own Private Idaho.” Released in 1991, “My Own Private Idaho” stars River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves as young hustlers on the […]

Van Sant’s Restless to Open the Cannes Film Festival

As you will read in Shawn Levy’s blog post today Gus Van Sant’s film “Restless” is set to open this year’s Cannes Film Festival.  Van Sant has been a long time favorite of the festival dating all the way back to the 1995 film “To Die For” which opened the festival back then.  This is […]

Make a Public Service Ad. Win Coffee with Gus Van Sant.

Northwest Health Foundation is now accepting submissions for a new video contest that combines creativity with public health to communicate important, sometimes surprising messages to Oregonians.