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”
One Night Only (May 26th) Limited Screening of New Thriller COMPOUND FRACTURE with Actor/Producer Tyler Mane (Sabretooth, Michael Myers) in Attendance.
Tyler Mane will personally screen his new film, Compound Fracture, May 26th in Portland, OR at the Hollywood Theatre. This will be one of the“one night only” stops on the Limited Meet & Greet Screening tour in the U.S. and Canada.
Mane, known primarily for his acting career (his credits include, Michael Meyers in Rob Zombie’s Halloween & Halloween II, Troy, The Scorpion King, Joe Dirt, X-Men), co-wrote, produced and co-stars in this new supernatural thriller.
“We’re selling tickets earlier than ever this year and anticipate a great response from members and the general public. Buzz has been building about our films and parties, including the resurgence of a dance party, which will be held at our newest venue, the Cascade Theatrical Company, on Friday night of the festival featuring DJ Bryan Swett.”
The 48 Hour Film Project is back in Stumptown August 5-7! That’s right, from August 5-7, the pressure cooker of creativity that is the 48HFP will explode once again in Portland. Early Bird Registration Ends this Monday July 11th, so register now to save a few bucks .
Civic Stadium, built in 1938 as a WPA project in Eugene, Oregon, is a rare historic resource and is on the National Register of Historic Places. This classic wooden grandstand, which seats about 7000, has been a community catalyst for generations, but now is threatened with demolition. Its story is the story of countless cultural heritage sites around the world, of which some of which have been protected and many have been lost. Whatever happens to it, we intend to make a documentary film about the place and its community significance so that future generations will know what we had. Continue reading... “Kickstarter Campaign for Civic Stadium Film Terminates at End of June”