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CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News

The 'Gusbandry' web series premieres at the Portland Film Festival on Friday. Plus good news for Portland's arts community: there's a new theater space coming to Old Town this fall.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 09/03/2015
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POMO PICKS

Top Things to Do This Labor Day Weekend

Winding up summer with the Oregon Symphony's Waterfront Concert, the Portland Film Festival, and Art in the Pearl. And! Ben Harper, Bill Papas, and riot grrrls.

  • By Megan Haverman and Ramona DeNies
  • Published 09/02/2015
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FILM FESTIVAL

Out Is Very In At The Portland Film Festival

Our quirky, crazy, super-cool film fest takes over town next week. Start with these seven picks.

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 08/27/2015
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MOVIE

Infinitely Polar Bear: China Forbes On the Movie of Her Family

A new movie starring Mark Ruffalo as a bipolar father is actually the true story of one Portlander's childhood. We spoke to Pink Martini singer China Forbes about family, mental illness, and seeing her life played out in frames.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 08/20/2015
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JUST BECAUSE

Take a Twin Peaks Road Trip for the Show's 25th Anniversary

Venture to the land of Lynch along the Snoqualmie River, just east of Seattle.

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 05/22/2015
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FILM FESTIVAL

Five Can’t-Miss Events at Filmed By Bike 2015

The cycle-centric indie film festival returns May 22–24 with world-class flicks and pedal-powered parties.

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 05/19/2015
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FILM

Four Films You Can't Miss at Portland's QDoc Festival

With 11 films on show at Portland's Queer Documentary Film Festival—billed as the only film festival in the country devoted exclusively to LGBT documentaries—get ready for some serious screen time. Here are the four flicks we're most excited to see

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 05/09/2015
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ANIMATION

Portland Animator Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ Heart

The local filmmaker is back in town for the opening of his latest feature, Cheatin’.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/23/2015
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FILM

Portland Teens' Movie on Bullying Selected for Seattle Festival

Sticky notes teach a valuable life lesson in 'To Do:', an animated short film about bullying made by two Portland teens that's premiering in Seattle this weekend.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 04/21/2015
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DOCUMENTARY

Catching Up With Cousteau at OMSI

For Jean-Michel Cousteau, the future is underwater. He'll be present—virtually at least—to tell us why, after his latest documentary on ocean life airs at OMSI this week.

  • By Rene Bermudez
  • Published 04/07/2015
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FILM FEST

Top Picks for the Portland EcoFilm Festival

Catch indie flicks exploring mountain climbing, food waste, salmon runs, monsoons, and more at the Hollywood Theatre from April 9–12

  • By Molly Woodstock
  • Published 04/03/2015
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HAPPENINGS

Fashion Fun Storms April

From full-on fashion parties to stylish movie nights to First Thursday events, we have the calendar scoop for April.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 03/30/2015
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SLIDE SHOW

The ‘Wild’ Movie Premiere Transformed NW Portland into a Little Hollywood

Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Cheryl Strayed, and many more from the movie turned out for a premiere like Portland has never seen. We have a recap and slide show.

  • By Arthur Hitchcock, Eden Dawn, and Aaron Scott
  • Published 12/09/2014
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FILM

Cheryl Strayed Talks About Filming 'Wild' with Reese Witherspoon (And Meeting Channing Tatum)

We ask the best-selling author about watching Reese Witherspoon act out her life, getting the fateful call from Oprah, and what's next. The film opens Dec 12.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 11/18/2014
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FILM

Critic's Picks for the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

From surrealist shorts to revealing documentaries and award-winning indie films, the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival brings together our region's budding crop of movie makers.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 11/07/2014
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WE HEART VIDEO

Reese Witherspoon Needs Her 'Wild' Danner Boots

For the upcoming film Wild, producers asked local boot company Danner to outfit Witherspoon with a very special shoe.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 11/05/2014
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FILM

Jeff Bridges: The Dude vs. 'The Last Unicorn,' or Bowling for Unicorns

With both 'The Last Unicorn' and Jeff Bridges & the Abiders coming to town, we compare Bridges's defining roles: Prince Lir and the iconic character from 'The Big Lebowski.' Nov 1–2, Nov 23

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 10/28/2014
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FILM

Laika and Focus Features to Partner For Three More Movies

Based on the success of Coraline, ParaNorman, and now The Boxtrolls, the local animation studio has inked a deal for three more movies with the first to likely come out in summer 2016.

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/03/2014
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FILM

Laika's The Boxtrolls Premieres, And So Does A New Nike Boxtroll Shoe

The highly anticipated 3D animated film is finally here, and the Oregon-based studio is celebrating with a new Boxtroll-themed Nike sneaker.

  • By Matthew Schonfeld
  • Published 09/26/2014
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FASHION IN FILM

Like Almost Famous? Come Watch It With the REAL Pennie Lane!

Director's Cut screening! Seventies fashion! An American Idol contestant singing live! A special rock photography short film! This is the event for you.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 09/19/2014
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