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WINTER 2017 January 13-February 5 Reel Music Film Festival explores the lively interplay between sound and image, music and culture. Portland

February 9-26 Portland International Film Festival explores not only the art of film but also the world around us—for all ages and from matinee to midnight—invite exploration and discovery. Portland

March 2-5 Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) features the work of top women directors, honoring true pioneers while providing support and recognition for the next generation of women filmmakers. Portland

SPRING April 6-10 and April 12-16 Ashland Independent Film Festival is five days and nights of the highest quality documentaries, features and shorts. Filmmakers engage with audiences during post-film Q&A sessions, panel discussions, live performances and nightly festivities. Ashland

April 21-23 The DisOrient Asian American Film Festival is dedicated to deconstructing stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans as “Orientals”. We believe in the power of film-as-art to educate, heal and improve the lives of people by giving voice to our experiences. Eugene

May 3-7 The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival features the world’s best films relating to archaeology, ancient and indigenous cultures, and their world. Eugene

May 5-7 Filmed by Bike, captures an audience that understands their passion for bike-themed films with hosting a Street Party, Brewery Tour Bike Rides and filmmaker Q+A, dance parties, workshops, and awards ceremonies. Portland - Hollywood Theatre

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September 22-25

NW Animation Fest is an annual extravaganza that celebrates the best new films from animators around the globe. Portland

Columbia Gorge International Film Festival encourages filmmakers to connect both locally and globally with outdoor screenings, live music, white water rafting, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking and other incredible activities in the Pacific Northwest! Various Locations

May 22 and May 24 International Youth Silent Film Festival is a competition where young filmmakers can create their own silent movies. Silent films are the most classic form of movie entertainment and the easiest to create using modern technology. Portland

SUMMER June Portland Jewish Film Festival celebrates the diversity of Jewish history, culture, and identity, and resonates beyond their settings and speaks to universal experiences and issues that confront our common humanity. Portland

July 13 - August 24 Top Down: Rooftop Cinema is an annual outdoor film series held atop the panoramic parking rooftop of the Hotel deLuxe. Classic, campy, and always entertaining, films screen on Thursday nights. Portland

August 17-20 We Like ‘em Short celebrates the art of animated and comedic short films. We provide a platform for independent filmmakers from around the world, seasoned and emerging, to share their talent. Baker City

August 19 Eugene Children’s Film Festival encourage growth among K-12 students in the areas of the arts, technology, and academics. Eugene

FALL August 28 - September 4 Portland Film Fest is a week-long event jampacked with networking, workshops, speakers, premieres, financing talks, and director Q&As. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine calls, “one of the coolest film festivals in the world.” Portland

September 23 Drexel Foundation Children’s Film Festival are films for kids, by kids, and with kids in mind. Rex Theatre – Vale

September Klamath International Film Festival features and shorts from Oregon and California Counties on the Oregon border which make up our local region. Klamath Falls

October 12-15 BendFilm Festival has a relaxed festival atmosphere where the next venue is a block from the last and the words “velvet rope” only apply to fashion choices. Bend

October 21-22 McMinnville Short Film Festival provides a venue for aspiring filmmakers to be seen and heard; expose them to technological and artistic aspects; and provide educational and networking opportunities. McMinnville

October Eastern Oregon Film Festival promotes entertainment and education through the mediums of independent film and music and aim to enrich and expand the cultural experience within our community. La Grande

November Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival works to represent the quality, range and vitality of NW filmmaking and bring filmmakers and audiences together in celebration. Portland

November 12 Fresh Film NW recognizes individual talent, showcases model examples of how film arts can be taught in schools, and engages all in helping build the youth media community in Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. Portland

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Enjoy OMPA's annual publication exclusively highlighting the award winning work of Oregon Media Production Association members. 2017 theme...

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