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Direct Cinema - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In the early 1960's a revolution in documentary filmmaking took root, inspired by both cultural uprisings and new audio-visual technologies.  The movement known as Direct Cinema rejected authorial voiceovers and other narrative devices, opting instead for immediacy, ambi... Read more

Drive-In & Bike-In Movies

Airs at: Thu, 07/27/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  In this encore episode, The Film Show takes you on a tour of classic drive-in theaters.  Tune in and find out where to bring your roadster, your bike, or even your two legs to a screening under the stars. We start by visiting Brian Francis at the 99W Drive-In in Newberg... Read more

Movies at the Airport

Airs at: Thu, 06/22/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Visitors to Portland International Airport can now enjoy short films by Oregon-based directors, thanks to the new Micro-Cinema on Concourse C which features local programming 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Hollywood Theatre Executive Director Doug Whyte brings us into... Read more

Portland History on Film

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  The Vanport Mosaic Festival is honoring the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the City of Vanport with historic exhibits, theater, and documentaries.  Jenn Chavez talks with Laura Lo Forti about the film project Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voic... Read more

Oregon Documentaries

Airs at: Thu, 04/27/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  A flurry of documentaries about Pacific Northwest newsmakers are making the rounds of film festivals and television shows, locally and around the country. The Reluctant Radical profiles climate activist Ken Ward, one of the Valve Turners in the campaign to shut down the... Read more

The Film Show on 03/23/17

Airs at: Thu, 03/23/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Salt of the Earth

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Produced at the height of the Hollywood Red Scare by blacklisted filmmakers, 1954's Salt of the Earth is a groundbreaking drama that highlights the roles of Latina women and striking mineworkers.  Jenn Chavez talks with the organizers of an upcoming event at the Hollywoo... Read more

Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  We welcome three directors of short films chosen to premiere at the 40th annual Portland International Film Festival.  Vu Pham is the creator of the sci-fi noir mashup The Cutting Shadow, Rollyn Stafford directed the modern comedy of manners Your Move, and Jan Haaken's l... Read more

John Waters' Christmas

Airs at: Thu, 12/22/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  For the holiday season, we chat with notorious filmmaker John Waters, who's bringing his annual Christmas show to Portland once again.  Waters has spent the past half-century directing such transgressive films as Pink Flamingos, Hairspray, and Serial Mom, and is also the... Read more

The Film Show on 11/24/16

Airs at: Thu, 11/24/2016 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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