Behind the Screen

Behind the Screen is now The Film Show.  Information and archived audio from 2012 forward can be found at kboo.fm/TheFilmShow.

The Film Show has a new name but the same mission, to feature insights, interviews, and events related to the independent film scene. The program airs the 4th Thursday of each month from 11:30am to 12 noon.

Episode Archive

Behind the Screen on 01/26/12

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Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Filmmaker Joanna Priestly on her six new films

Local filmmaker Joanna Priestly talks about her upcoming screening of six new films she made in the past two years, including three world premieres: Dear Pluto, Split Ends and Choking Hazard, plus Eye Liner (2011), Out of Shape (2011), the Exposé Slideshow,Missed Aches and a sneak preview of a brand new interactive piece, Clam Bake (2012).

January 28, 2012 at 7 PM

Northwest Film Center - Portland Art Museum

1219 SW Park, Portland, OR

Behind the Screen on 10/27/11

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Thu, 10/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Northwest Filmmakers' Festival, BarCamp and Chel White

Behind the Screen previews the upcoming Northwest Filmmakers' Festival.  We'll find out about BarCamp, the free "un-conference" for local filmmakers.  And director Chel White will be live in the studio to talk about his first feature, "Bucksville."

Behind the Screen on 09/22/11

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Thu, 09/22/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Flying Focus Video Collective's 20th anniversary, Filmusik's Organ Grinders screening series

On this month's show, host Jenn Chavez speaks with Dan Handelman and PC Peri, two of the founding members of the Flying Focus Video Collective, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Also, we'll feature a piece on the upcoming screening series Organ Grinders, brought to you by Filmusik. This month, Jenn talked to Filmusik's Galen Huckins and members of the ensemble Jazz West Multiverse about their scoring of Josef von Sternberg's 1927 gangster noir classic Underworld. Stay tuned, folks!

Behind the Screen on 06/23/11

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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Entering and Navigating Film Festivals

So, you have made a film...now what to do with it? On this month's show, we talk about entering and navigating film festivals.

Natalie Butto hosts, along with guests Ian McCluskey, NW Documentary, Producer CK Lichenstein, and Filmmaker/Instructor Greg Kerr.

Listeners are invited to call in with questions and insights.

Tune in for this discussion, as well as the upcoming film events calendar.

Behind the Screen on 05/26/11

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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"How To Die in Oregon" and the Mel Blanc tribute at P.S.U.
Jenn Chavez talks with documentarian Peter Richardson, whose film "How To Die in Oregon" premieres Thursday night on H.B.O.  And S.W. Conser brings us news about the upcoming Mel Blanc centennial tribute at P.S.U., as well as this summer's Cinema Arts Camp for kids.
 

Behind the Screen on 04/28/11

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Thu, 04/28/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Summer filmmaking education for youth

"I know what you did this summer"...

Host Natalie Butto features filmmaking education opportunities for youth this summer. Guests include representatives from NW Film Center, NW Documentary, and Project Youth Doc (Hollywood Theater/Film Action Oregon).

Tune in for an opportunity to become a KBOO member and receive film tickets.

Behind the Screen on 03/24/11

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Thu, 03/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Film Action Oregon

  Today's program looks at the recent changes at Film Action Oregon. Scheduled guests include Doug Whyte, FAO's new executive director, and Dan Halsted, curator of the Grindhouse Film Festival and PIFF After Dark, now head programmer at the Hollywood Theatre.  And we'll pay a visit to the Animate It! workshop for young filmmakers.

Behind the Screen on 02/24/11

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Thu, 02/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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POWFest Women's Film Festival

Host Natalie Butto previews POWFest, Portland's Women's Film Festival, with Executive Director Tara Johnson-Medinger, and curators of film shorts "Kid on Hip, Camera in Hand". Stay tuned for this as well as the upcoming film calendar.

Behind the Screen on 01/27/11

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Cascade Festival of African Film, Portland Int'l Film Festival, 48 Go Green

Host Natalie Butto previews the Cascade Festival of African FilmsThe Portland International Film Festival, and 48 Go Green (a 48-hour environmental film competition), with guests from representative organizations. Stay tuned for an opportunity to become a KBOO member and get thank you film tickets~

Behind the Screen on 11/25/10

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Thu, 11/25/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Interviews from the NW Film Festival

Producer and Host Natalie Butto goes Behind the Screen at the NW Film and Video Festival, and shares interviews with filmmakers Elijah Hasan, Nathaniel Bennett, Andy Blubaugh, and Mary DeFrees.

Festival Manager Thomas Phillipson also talks about the Festival overview; and workshop presenter Rory Golden (NY Foundation for the Arts) shares insights on networking for artists.

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Cascade Festival of African Films, 48 Go Green, Portland Int'l Film Festival

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Thu, 01/27/2011

Host Natalie Butto previews the Cascade Festival of African FilmsThe Portland International Film Festival, and 48 Go Green (a 48-hour environmental film competition).

Guests are:
Shireen Farrahi, Cascade Festival of African Films
Cambria Matlow, Director, "Burning in the Sun"
Doug Whyte, Executive Director, Film Action Oregon (Hollywood Theater)
Jessica Lyness, NW Film Center.

 

This program aired live during KBOO's Winter membership drive.

Crispin Glover's Big Show

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Wed, 01/19/2011

Crispin Glover is an actor, author, independent filmmaker, and the impresario behind Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Show, which includes dramatic narrations of his illustrated books Rat Catching and Oak Mot.  His most recent feature It Is Fine - Everything is Fine is the second film in a planned trilogy and a fantasia in the style of a 1970's murder mystery.

Local Documentarians

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Thu, 12/23/2010

In this year-end edition of Behind the Screen, S.W. Conser talks with Portland documentarians Myron Lameman and Dan Schaefer about their current projects.  Myron is the director of the upcoming film Extraction, about the effects of Canadian oil sands mining on the ancestral homelands of his nation, the Beaver Lake Cree.  Dan's films Figaro and Mania will be shown at January's OpenLens Film Festival in Eugene, where Dan will be this year's host and workshop leader.  Also on the show is OpenLens director Eric Ostlind.

Behind the Scenes at the NW Film and Video Festival including interviews with filmmakers

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Thu, 11/25/2010

Producer and Host Natalie Butto goes Behind the Screen at the NW Film and Video Festival, and shares interviews with filmmakers Elijah Hasan, Nathaniel Bennett, Andy Blubaugh, and Mary DeFrees.

Festival Manager Thomas Phillipson also talks about the Festival overview; and workshop presenter Rory Golden (NY Foundation for the Arts) shares insights on networking for artists.

 

Thank you for tuning in.

Independent Filmmakers Alex Cox and Olivier Bonin

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Thu, 10/28/2010

S.W. Conser and Toni Tabora-Roberts talk with two renegade filmmakers who strive to balance a strong personal vision with a collaborative working environment.  Alex Cox is the director of Repo Man, Sid & Nancy, and several other cult classics, and recently the author of the book X FilmsOlivier Bonin worked closely with several groups of artists and engineers at the Burning Man Arts Festival to produce the new documentary Dust and Illusions.

Special thanks to Jennifer Chavez for producing this month's film calendar.

Young People's Film and Video Festival; "Playground" documentary about child trafficking

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Thu, 09/23/2010

Producer-Host Natalie Butto features the Young People's Film and Video Festival, with Kristin Konsterlie of the NW Film Center and young filmmakers joining live in studio.

Also featured is "Playground" - a documentary raising awareness about child trafficking and sexploitation -including a recent interview with U.S. Senator Ron Wyden about the film's impact on related legislation.

This episode was co-produced and edited by Jennifer Chavez, who also presents the upcoming film event calendar.

Intro/outro music by Twink and 4 Clubbers ("Children").

48 Hour Film Project

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Thu, 08/26/2010

S.W. Conser and Jennifer Chavez follow two teams from the Portland 48 Hour Film Project around town as they attempt to produce a finished short film in the span of a weekend.

Using Film for Intercultural Education

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Thu, 07/22/2010

Producer/Host Natalie Butto visited the Intercultural Communication Institute workshop on "Using Film for Intercultural Education" and shares participant interviews.

This includes insights from filmmakers and educators from Portland, Seattle, LA, and South Korea.

DIY Screenings

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Thu, 05/27/2010

Host S.W.Conser visits local do-it-yourself film screenings held in nontraditional settings, including a barbecue and double-feature night at the Watershed industrial arts community center hosted by Deadletter B, a monthly screening for cinephiles at Mother's Velvet Lounge curated by Paul Harrod, and Asher Loverdi's cockeyed Saturday Morning Cartoon show at the Waypost Cafe.

Environmental films, role of film in raising awareness about global issues, insights from filmmakers and fest leaders

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Thu, 04/22/2010
 
Producer and Host Natalie Butto visited several film festivals, and shares excerpts from interviews with:
Leslye Wood, Producer/writer, “Sweet Crude”
 
Filmmaker and Environmental activist Howard Dean
 
Carol Buchanan, President, US National Committee
UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women)
 
Henry Maldonado, President, Florida Film Festival and Enzian Theater
 
Esther Figueroa, Director, "Jamaica for Sale” 
 

This program aired on Earth Day, and guests shared insights about the role of film in raising global awareness. 

 
MC Natalie B on Facebook
 
 

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Special programming in November

Behind the Screen will be pre-empted in November for special Thanksgiving Day programming.  We will return on December 24 at 11:30am.

 

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