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Eastern Oregon Film Fest | Home Rule Charter | Art Restoration

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 18, 2017

The Eastern Oregon Film Festival kicks off this weekend. Douglas County is considering dramatic changes to its county government. And a PSU chemistry professor is innovating art restoration.

News Roundtable | Teaching Diversity At Reed | Movie Madness

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2017

We hear about a debate around diversity in humanities education at Reed College and an effort to save an iconic Portland video store. And our news roundtable takes up some of the week's big stories.

Talking Business | Historic Eugene House | Supreme Court Analysis

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 3, 2017

A boarding house in Eugene was one of the only places African American travelers could stay in the mid-20th century. Also, we'll learn what's on the docket for the Supreme Court that might affect Oregon. And the latest business news.

Portland Mayor Wheeler | Type 1 Diabetes | 'Oregon Field Guide'

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2017

Portland's Mayor Ted Wheeler discusses Amazon, freeway widening, and more. Also, we learn more about type 1 diabetes. And we celebrate the career of Steve Amen, host of "Oregon Field Guide."

Portland Conventions | Port Of Portland | Eugene Dogs Ordinance | Women's Film Festival

OPB | Broadcast: March 2, 2017

Can Portland host big conventions? Will downtown Eugene ban dogs? What happens next for Portland's beleaguered port? And what does it take for women to break into film directing?

The Role Of Oregon's Attorney General | Portland International Film Festival Turns 40

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 9, 2017

Oregon's attorney general joins the show to talk about her role and how Donald Trump's presidency is changing how she does her job. Also, the Portland International Film Festival turns 40 this year.

Talking Business | Grant High Students Go To Washington | All About Lichen

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2016

This hour on TOL: An update of regional business news; a conversation with the four Portland teens whose film was featured at the White House Student Film Festival; and lichen and why it matters.

News Roundtable | Lead Poisoning | QDoc At 10

OPB | Broadcast: May 20, 2016

Our news roundtable guests dig into local and regional election results. We learn more about the business of electronics recycling in the Pacific Northwest. And QDoc co-founder David Weissman talks about this unique 10-year-old festival going on this weekend. 

African American Exodus | Portland Web Comedy | Talking Business

OPB | Broadcast: May 17, 2016

According to a new article, Portland lost 11% of its African American population over a recent four-year period. We discuss why that might be. We also talk with the Portland creators of “The Benefits of Gusbandry,” a web series that’s been gaining notoriety. And we catch up on the latest regional business news.

'50 Feet From Syria' Highlights Personal Journey And Global Crisis

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 8, 2015

Portland filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald's film tells the story of Portland surgeon Hisham Bismar, who was moved to travel to Turkey to operate on severely injured Syrian refugees.

New Film Profiles Afghan Photographers

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 14, 2015

"Frame By Frame" profiles four photojournalists documenting life in Afghanistan, something that was illegal under Taliban rule.

Portland Film Festival Now In Its Third Year

OPB | Broadcast: Sept. 3, 2015

The festival, focused on independent filmmakers, is an event for mavericks, according to its executive director.

Talking About Stuttering

OPB | Broadcast: June 19, 2015

Local filmmaker Michael Turner discusses his autobiographical documentary about navigating life and family with a stutter.

Documentary Focuses On Vaccines

OPB | Broadcast: March 23, 2015

MONDAY: Producer Jon Palfreman's documentary "The Vaccine War" dives into the controversial discussion around vaccinating children.

High School Filmmaker Wins National Award

OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 11, 2014

TUESDAY: A Clackamas High School student took home the award for best music video at the 2014 All American High School Film Festival.

New Documentary Highlights The Carter Family's History and Influence

OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2014

FRIDAY: Oregon filmmaker Beth Harrington's documentary about the history of the Carter and Cash families and their effect on music — country, Americana and more — debuts this Saturday in Portland.

What Will Become Of Wapato Jail?

OPB | Broadcast: April 30, 2014

WEDNESDAY: Portland Police, film crews, and others have found creative uses for Multnomah County's Wapato Jail, but it hasn't housed any inmates since it was completed 10 years ago.

Making Oscar Predictions

OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 28, 2014

FRIDAY: The 86th Academy Awards are Sunday. Which movies, actors, and actresses are you hoping will win?

Summer Movie Roundup

OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 8, 2013

From big-budget blockbusters to quirky indie releases, we'll discuss some of the films that have audiences talking this season.

Culture Club

OPB | Broadcast: May 2, 2013

Our weekly conversation about some of the most talked about stories of the moment.