POW Film Fest is Portland’s premiere film festival showcasing the work of women and non-binary directors. Now in its 14th year, the festival features some of today’s top directors, while honoring the true pioneers and recognizing the next generation of leading filmmakers. Over the years POW has striven to encourage thoughtful and engaged discourse of the fem perspective while heralding the need for greater parity in the film industry through the keen and discerning eyes of women and non-binary film and media makers. Continue reading... “POW Film Fest – Sept 3-6, 2021”
POWFest will host POWGirls in 2015, a unique partnership program with MetroEast Community Media, specifically designed for girls ages 15-18. Over the course of four days in January, a group of selected girls will develop, produce, edit and present a film during the Youth Shorts program at the POWFest March 12-15, 2015.
“We want to serve girls who are passionate about creativity, leadership and technology,” said POWFest Education Manager Barb Myers. “We’ll give them video equipment and training to produce their own stories and screen them in front of an audience at POWFest.” Continue reading... “POWGirls Expands Program to Empower Young Filmmakers”
This week the the 35th Portland International Film Festival begins its three week celebration of cinema from all over the globe. The festival begins on Thursday night (February 9) with the film “Salmon Fishing In The Yemen” which was directed by Lasse Hallstrom. For a complete listing of the films and schedule, click here.
Also in the horizon is POW fest March 8-12, the Ashland Independent Film Festival which is April 12-16, and Cinema Pacific in Eugene April 18-22. Continue reading... “Film Festival Update: PIFF, POW Fest, Ashland, Bend, Cinema Pacific”