13 Mondays: The Portland Dive Bar Tour: The Standard

13 Mondays—The Portland Dive Bar Tour
Countdown to the 2017 Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast at Portland’s dive bars. Meet some of the volunteers and staff. Sign up, or just grab a drink. Each week, we’ll visit a new dive bar. We’ll be there from 5:30-7pm. We’ll host drinks the first hour. Get a stamp at each event, and win prizes. Share with your friends. 21 and over only please.

The lineup for the Portland Dive Bar Tour includes:
Standard – NE Portland, Monday September 18
Bar of the Gods – SE Portland, Monday September 25
Cheerful Tortoise – SW Portland, Monday October 2
Speakeasy – SE Portland, Monday October 9
Roadside Attraction – SE Portland, Monday October 16
Holman’s – SE Portland, Monday October 23

The fifth annual Portland Film Festival sponsored by Comcast will take place October 30 – November 5, 2017, at Portland’s iconic Laurelhurst Theater, and will include over 54 narrative and documentary feature films, 90 short films, over 20 educational panels & forums, 12 archival screenings, as well as various events, parties & industry networking opportunities.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqYNOOOzmcQ

Past attendees, and talent and filmmakers who have been in films at the festival include Eli Roth, Justin Long, Haley Joel Osment, Abby Elliott, Chris Williams, Chuck Palahniuk, Jason Momoa, Doug Benson, Jim O’Heir, Sally Kirkland, Joshua McDermitt, Wendy Froud, Brian Froud, Toby Froud, Vanna White, Penny Lane, Chelsea Cain, Daniel Wilson, Chelsey Reist, Isaac Feder, James Franco, Lorenza Izzo, Matt Walsh, Susan Sarandon, Michael Tully, Ryan Murdock, Kelly Reichardt, Kris Kaczor, Bryan Storkel, Leah Warshawski, Daryl Hannah, Vivian Norris, Karney Hatch, Jon Matthews, Dana Nachman, Mitchell Jackson, John Jeffcoat, Shawn Telford, Leah Meyerhoff, Mark Raso, David Zellner, Bradley King and more.

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Oscars Watch Party with Film Industry & Friends – All Welcome

The Portland Film Festival is excited to host Portland’s longest running Oscar Watch Party of the 90th Academy Awards on March 4th at 4pm.

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Watch films made by kids on Saturday, March 3rd

Walk the red carpet. Grab a balloon animal! Watch films made by kids. Come to the Kids Film Festival. Held exclusively at Laurelhurst Theater on Saturday, March 3rd. Tickets are $3 each. The doors will open at 12:30pm—come early to get a Festival swag bag, available only to the first 50 attendees. And don’t miss meeting the kid filmmakers in attendance or their Q&A after the screenings.

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LIMITED TIME!! EARLY-BIRD DEADLINE on February 28th—Submit Your Film To The 2018 Portland Film Festival!

2018 Portland Film Festival

The Portland Film Festival established itself as Portland’s leading film non-profit, with hundreds of screenings, events, education programs and community partnerships providing a unique opportunity for our diverse audience to connect with filmmakers working in all different genres and forms. In addition, our festivals hosts dozens of film and television professionals, offering filmmakers a chance to forge new relationships across the industry.

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Audience and Jury Awards Announced for the 2017 Portland Film Festival

The 5th Annual Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast announced today the feature film and short film recipients of this year’s awards in the Audience, Grand Jury and Director’s Choice. Juries of leading industry experts and esteemed filmmakers determined Jury Awards for Feature Narrative, Feature Documentary, and Short Film categories.

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WHY I VOLUNTEER—Meet Joe

Why I Volunteer—meet Joe.

Meet Joe. He’s a Gyro or Rueben sandwich who loves the Academy Theater. He’s one of the many volunteers that help produce the Portland Film Festival. This year with the support of Comcast, we are highlighting volunteer stories leading up to the 2017 edition from October 30th to November 5th.

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2017 Portland Film Festival Announces Line-Up

2017 Portland Film Festival

The 2017 Portland Film Festival, Presented by Comcast, will screen 152 narrative and documentary films October 30th through November 5th, 2017, at Portland’s iconic Laurelhurst Theater.

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WHY I VOLUNTEER: Meet Robin

Volunteer at the 2017 Portland Film Festival

Meet Robin. She enjoys Monte Cristo’s, in intimate theaters (like Laurelhurst), while watching strong female leads in Hidden Figures and Wonder Woman! She’s one of the many volunteers that help produce the Portland Film Festival. This year with the support of Comcast, we are highlighting volunteer stories leading up to the 2017 edition from October 30th to November 5th.

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GET A FREE TICKET TO SEE STAR WARS!

Programs for #pdxff17 are here. We need your help to send them to a galaxy far far away. (Ok… let’s just start with Portland.) 

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WHY I VOLUNTEER: Meet Darin

Meet Darin. He’s a chickie-chickie parm-parm that loves the Baghdad and Hollywood Theater. He’s one of the many volunteers that help produce the Portland Film Festival. This year with the support of Comcast, we are highlighting volunteer stories leading up to the 2017 edition from October 30th to November 5th.

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