POW ! Portland Women’s Film Fest March 18-21

by Sophie Turcotte

BUST helps present the 3rd annual Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW!). They  announced their full festival lineup, which includes 44 films from all over the world. The fest will run March 18-21 at the Hollywood Theatre. Join BUST there and pick up a free issue of the magazine!

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW Fest) places a spotlight on women filmmakers by showcasing their work and strengthening the community of women in film.

Visit the website to get tickets: www.powfest.com

The fest kicks off with a local showcase Thursday March 18th, then a documentary night Friday the 19th, Saturday covers all film genres and Sunday bring your parents and watch family themed films.

Festival lineup:

March 18

7:00 p.m.: “Local Shorts”
Nous Deux Encore, dir. Heather Harlow
Talking Heads, dir. Kristina Wipple & Gabe Van Lelyveld
Her Name Is Mary, dir. Liz Vice
Linda, dir. Janiee Dial

9:00 p.m.: Finding Face, dir. Patti Duncan & Skye Fitzgerald

March 19

7:00 p.m.: Playground, dir. Libby Spears

9:15 p.m.: Motherland, dir. Jennifer Steinman
Screens with:
In the Name of Freedom, dir. Isabel Cueva

March 20

1:00 p.m.: “Animation & Experimental Showcase”
Red Revenge, dir. Enhua Choi
Lintscape, dir. Caitlin Craggs
Cantame, dir. Irene Boleda
Shaken & Stirred, dir. Lucy Hanna
Puffer Girl, dir. Joan Gratz
Roue, dir. Taili Wu
Memory, dir. Ashley Freeman
Adrift, dir. Cathy Lee Crane
Ta-Dah, dir. Stacey Chomiak
Missed Aches, dir. Joanna Priestly
My Lot, dir. Alyssa Timon
Eeny Meeny Deecy Meeny, dir. Kristina Campbell

2:30 p.m.: “Documentary Shorts”
Sin By Silence, dir. Olivia Klaus
Dear Angela, dir. Evan Briggs
My Life as Cherry, dir. Jennifer Yu
Not Yet Rain, dir. Lisa Russell

3:00 p.m.: “Narrative Shorts Showcase”
Danzak, dir. Gabriela Yepes
Catechism, dir. Jessica Moorhouse
Whore, dir. Prarthana Mohan
Obvious Child, dir. Gillian Robespierre
Bollywood Beckons, dir. Sophie Ann Rooney

4:30 p.m.: Stages, dir. The Meerkat Media Collective
Screens with:
Mezzanotte Obscura, dir. Lori Petchers

5:15 p.m.: Raspberry Magic, dir. Leena Pendharkar
Screens with:
So Far and Soar, dir. Jocelyne Chaput

7:30 p.m.: Love Hurts, dir. Barra Grant

9:30 p.m.: “Shorts Showcase, Rated ‘M’ For Mature”
True Love, dir. Ana Lily Amirpour
Turn Around, dir. Prarthana Mohan
Fashion Kills, dir. Liz Toonkel
Blue-Eyed Mary, dir. Olivia Newman
Paname Follie’s, dir. Sophie Blanvillain

March 21

1:00 p.m.: “Mother/Daughter Screening”
Talkin’ Water, dir. Shannon Sonenstein
La Guerrea, dir. Erika Cohn
Mi Raza Es Tu Raza, dir. Faith Vasquez

2:45 p.m.: Hey Hey It’s Esther Blueburger, dir. Cathy Randall







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