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The Storytellers' Festival & Conference

From September 1-7, 2015, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love of film, our weeklong event is jam-packed with networking, workshops, guest speakers, film premieres, financing talks, director Q&As and the capacity to be the largest single-night attendance in the history of the city. There's a reason Portland is different. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine calls, "one of the coolest film festivals in the world."

CARVALHO'S JOURNEY

Showtimes

Thursday, Sep 3
11:30am
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Carvalho's Journey
Director: 
Steve Rivo
Country: 
USA
Year: 
2015
Runtime: 
85 minutes

Carvalho's Journey is a feature length documentary about Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815-1897) a pioneering American Jewish artist and daguerreotypist born in Charleston, South Carolina. Produced for national broadcast on PBS, film festivals and wide educational distribution, the film tells the saga of Carvalho's extraordinary trip across the west as the first photographer to accompany an exploring expedition to the West. Visually ambitious and extensively researched, the film features interviews with scholars and writers, rare archival materials, original landscape cinematography and re-creations of the daguerreotype process to weave together a compelling narrative of the expansion of the American continent as seen through the eyes of a pioneering American artist.

portland film festival 2015 logo

The Storytellers' Festival & Conference

From September 1-7, 2015, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love of film, our weeklong event is jam-packed with networking, workshops, guest speakers, film premieres, financing talks, director Q&As and the capacity to be the largest single-night attendance in the history of the city. There's a reason Portland is different. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine calls, "one of the coolest film festivals in the world."

Shorts Block 2 -- Narrative

Showtimes

Thursday, Sep 3
2:00pm
Shorts Block 2 -- Narrative
Runtime: 
96 minutes

Short Block includes:

  • Hursit - In Cappadocia, a boy realizes that the children can learn good values and tolerance while at the same time, hatred. Director: Selcen Yilmazoglu
  • In The Clouds - Man proposes. Love disposes. Director: Marcelo Mitnik
  • Cotton Candy - Ex-girlfriends can mess up your life. Director: Karol Kolodzinski
  • Last Base - Joachim is retiring from base-jumping to become a father, but first he will stop at nothing to pull off his last jump. Director: Aslak Danbolt
  • The Homecoming - Tienlu survives alone in a empty world, but visions of her ancestors keep her going. Director: Nadia Islas Cital
  • Broken Angels - When eight women on a path of personal quest work together, what one of them experiences impacts all of them.
  • P.S. 432  - P.S. 432 tells the story of a NYC public school teacher who considers whether or not to cheat on behalf of his students on a high-stakes test. Director: Elizabeth Nichols
portland film festival 2015 logo

The Storytellers' Festival & Conference

From September 1-7, 2015, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love of film, our weeklong event is jam-packed with networking, workshops, guest speakers, film premieres, financing talks, director Q&As and the capacity to be the largest single-night attendance in the history of the city. There's a reason Portland is different. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine calls, "one of the coolest film festivals in the world."

Shorts Block 10 -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy

Showtimes

Thursday, Sep 3
4:55pm
Shorts Block 10 -- Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Runtime: 
108 minutes

Shorts Block includes:

DUST. WP. A Tracker and an opportunistic peddler travel search for a cure to a plague threatening their city. 27m. DIR: Joshua Grier. 

THE SHAMAN. WP.  In 2204, in a world that has seen 73 years of war, a Shaman is sent on a mission to convert the soul of a battle colossus. 18m.  DIR: Marco Kalantari. 

XENOS. WP. A group of strangers wander to a rural town and are greeted with hostility by a local hunter.10m. DIR: Dana Johnson. 

COUNT. WP. Count sucks the blood of a partygoer who is high. 11m. DIR: Anthony Lopez. 

TEA FOR TWO. WP. When customers arrive at a British tea shop, more than a pot of tea and a slice of cake are dished up. 16m. DIR: Mark Brennan. 

REALITY CHECK. WP. 18m. DIR: Chris Bucal.

GEAR. PP. A young girl flees the city with the help of her only ally -- a broken down robot. 8m.  DIR: Narineh Hacopian.

portland film festival 2015 logo

The Storytellers' Festival & Conference

From September 1-7, 2015, Portland won't just be the city of roses—it'll be the city of film. All for the love of film, our weeklong event is jam-packed with networking, workshops, guest speakers, film premieres, financing talks, director Q&As and the capacity to be the largest single-night attendance in the history of the city. There's a reason Portland is different. Come be a part of what MovieMaker Magazine calls, "one of the coolest film festivals in the world."

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST--40th Anniversary

Showtimes

Thursday, Sep 3
8:00pm

Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Oregon classic, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," with a special talk by resident Historian Doug Kenck-Crispin—he will introduce the film with some happy, huggy stories about the Oregon State Hospital.

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ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
Director: 
Milos Forman
Country: 
USA
Year: 
1975
Runtime: 
133 minutes

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is a 1975 American drama film directed by Miloš Forman, based on the 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey, and starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, and Will Sampson. The supporting cast features William Redfield, Brad Dourif, Danny DeVito, Christopher Lloyd, and Scatman Crothers.

The film was the second to win all five major Academy Awards (Best Picture, Actor in Lead Role, Actress in Lead Role, Director, and Screenplay) following It Happened One Night in 1934, an accomplishment not repeated until 1991 by The Silence of the Lambs.

Now considered to be one of the greatest films ever made, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is No. 33 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years... 100 Movies list. In 1993, it was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.