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Hey Portland. Get ready to celebrate indie film!!! From Aug 29 - Sept 5, we have movies, workshops, classes, parties and more at Laurelhurst Theater. Download: #PDXFF16 program | #PDXFF16 one-sheetPurchase: VIP, all-access and industry passes on sale now. Tickets: Buy individual tickets by clicking on the movie, workshop or class below.

All shows starting after 5:00pm are strictly 21 and over.
For shows before 5:00pm, minors are welcome when accompanied by a parent. Thank you.
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Sunday, September 4 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cultivating the Film Festival Circuit

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From the initial conception of an idea to taking it out on the road, a filmmaker is best served by knowing the festivals that are out there and what they can do for you.  Where to best play what film and when? How do you make festival directors your cheerleaders rather than the gatekeepers?

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Kristy Breneman

Kristy serves as the Creative Director for the Atlanta Film Society, a 40 year old organization that is the chief operator of the Atlanta Film Festival. She has also served on the Board of Directors for community organizations such as ASIFA-Atlanta, Plaza Theatre Foundation and WonderRoot Arts Center. Kristy is co-founder of New Mavericks, an initiative of ATLFS with the mission to ensure women have a strong voice in the local industry by... Read More →
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Michael Dunaway

Editor, Paste Magazine
Michael Dunaway is the Editor of the Film Section of Paste Magazine, and the Founding Partner of Gasoline Films and of Poitier & Dunaway Motion Pictures. He is the producer and director of 21 Years: Richard Linklater, which stars Matthew McConaughey, Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Zac Efron, and many others, and was a New York Times Critics Pick which debuted at #8 on iTunes. He is the Executive Producer of 21 years: Quentin Tarantino, which... Read More →

Bears Fonte

Bears Fonte began as a stage director and directed over 50 plays and even got his MFA in directing before he realized that he was too much of a control freak to be happy with performances changing every night, and too much of an egotist to be satisfied with no permanent record of my work. I started writing screenplays and ended up in Hollywood as a script reader – I’m responsible for a few embarrassing films getting greenlit. My first... Read More →

Sunday September 4, 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Laurelhurst Theater 2735 E Burnside St, Portland OR 97214

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