Tagged: Film

New Documentary Highlights The Carter Family's History and Influence

OPB |May 02, 2014 12:35 p.m.

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 |April 30, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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 |Feb. 28, 2014 12:50 p.m.

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

Summer Movie Roundup

Aug. 08, 2013 12:40 p.m.

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

Culture Club

May 02, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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

Documentary Highlights International Adoption Delays

April 03, 2013 12:45 p.m.

We'll talk with the executive producer of "Stuck," a film that highlights the long wait for international adoptions. 

American Winter

March 19, 2013 12:35 p.m.

American Winter profiles Portland families struggling to make ends meet in the aftermath of the great recession.

Culture Club

Feb. 28, 2013 12:45 p.m.

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

Culture Club

Feb. 21, 2013 12:30 p.m.

This week we have a special Oscars edition of Culture Club.

Documenting The Life And Death Of James Chasse

Feb. 20, 2013 12:20 p.m.

We'll talk with Brian Lindstrom, the filmmaker of the new documentary of the life and death of James Chasse, who died in police custody in 2006. 

Previewing The Portland International Film Festival

Feb. 06, 2013 12:40 p.m.

What are the most exciting films at the Portland International Film Festival this year?

Filming Old Goats

Dec. 20, 2012 12:30 p.m.

We'll talk to the director of the independent feature film Old Goats and some of the actors in the movie who had never acted before.

Movie Theaters in the Age of Netflix

March 29, 2012 9:30 a.m.

In the age of Netlix, Redbox, and Hulu, are movie theaters becoming a thing of the past?

Faded: Girls + Binge Drinking

March 14, 2012 9:15 a.m.

The new documentary Faded follows four girls through their teenage years to explore the causes and consequences of binge drinking.

Wim Wenders on "Pina"

Feb. 14, 2012 9:06 a.m.

The German filmmaker Wim Wenders celebrates the work and life of choreographer Pina Bausch in his new 3D documentary, Pina.

If a Tree Falls

Feb. 13, 2012 9:20 a.m.

This Oscar-nominated film documents the events and people involved in a series of arsons in Oregon and elsewhere that were successfully prosecuted as terrorism.

The Wanteds

Nov. 18, 2011 9:40 a.m.

The Wanteds chronicles a dramatic period in the life of struggling musician Tommy Harrington. We chat with Tommy and the film's director.

Northwest Filmmakers Festival Preview

Nov. 11, 2011 9:45 a.m.

The Northwest Filmmakers Festival begins this weekend. What's worth seeing?

My Heart Is An Idiot

June 15, 2011 9:40 a.m.

A new documentary follows Found Magazine's Davy Rothbart as he searches for love.

The Off Hours

May 24, 2011 9:45 a.m.

Writer/director Megan Griffiths talks about her new film, The Off Hours.

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