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 By Carol Lay,Words And Pictures guest 23rd Oct '07

 

"Persistance Of Kat Klocks" by Carol Lay

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Oregon Media Arts Awards

Airs at: Thu, 06/10/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  One of the lifelines to local artists in difficult times is the Oregon Arts Commission.  They've been helping arrange grants to artists and arts organizations for over half a century.  And one of those many grants is the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, awarded in collabora... Read more

Oregon Film - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation about filmmaking in the Pacific Northwest, we spend an extra 20 minutes with three local activists who have worked for years to boost the independent film production and exhibition scene in Oregon. Tim Williams is the Executive Director of ... Read more

Oregon Film - History and Future

Airs at: Thu, 05/27/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Filmmaking in the Pacific Northwest goes back well over a century, and the movies made in Oregon tend to be more experimental and quirky than the typical Hollywood fare.  Meanwhile, audiences in Oregon tend to be more supportive of their theaters than their counterparts ... Read more

Shrill

Airs at: Thu, 05/13/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The streaming comedy series Shrill, based on the memoir by Seattleite Lindy West, tackles such hot-button issues as abortion, cancer care, and body shaming.  Filmed in Portland, and inheriting a production team from the sketch comedy series Portlandia, Shrill boasts the ... Read more

Gary Rydstrom - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 04/08/2021 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
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  In this freewheeling 2007 conversation from Portland's Platform Animation Festival, Bill Dodge and S.W. Conser sit down with seven-time Academy Award-winning sound designer Gary Rydstrom, whose film credits include Jurassic Park, Titanic, Terminator 2, and Saving Private... Read more

Animators Gather Online

Airs at: Thu, 03/25/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In a normal year, U.S. animation fans would have to cross the border to attend TAAFI — the Toronto Animation Arts Festival International.  But this year, thanks to the quarantine lockdown, the festival's shorts and features and workshops can be appreciated by audiences a... Read more

Virtual Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The Portland International Film Festival is normally a highlight of the rainy season's arts calendar.  Thanks to the pandemic lockdown, all of this year's events are presented either online or at the Cinema Unbound Drive-In. Three local filmmakers join us to talk about t... Read more

Virtual PIFF - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 03/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this extended conversation about the 44th Portland International Film Festival, we spend an extra 20 minutes with three local filmmakers whose new projects are highlights of the festival lineup.   Dawn Jones Redstone has teamed up with Artists Repertory Theatre to cre... Read more

Virtual African Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  For the past 30 years, the Cascade Festival of African Films has brought African films and African filmmakers to Portland, with screenings and events at Portland Community College, the Kennedy School, and the Hollywood Theatre.  But with the Covid-19 shutdown, the festiv... Read more

Words and Pictures on 02/11/21

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2021 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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