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Saving Green Sea Turtles In 'My Haggan Dream'

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 1 p.m.

When a green sea turtle talks to you in a dream, you listen.

Entertainment | local | Education | Arts | Music | NW Life | Oregon Lens

Making Noise, And Friends, At Free Beat Nation Drum Camp

OPB | Aug. 21, 2017 12:45 p.m.

For the parents whose kids attend Portland’s Free Beat Nation Drum Camp each summer, the extra noise is worth it.  

Entertainment | History | NW Life | Arts | Sports | Oregon Lens

Before The Blazers, Portland Rooted For Claudia's

OPB | Aug. 17, 2017 4:07 p.m.

Long before Clyde Drexler or Damian Lillard, Portland was home to another team of basketball stars.

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2017 'Oregon Lens' Series Schedule

OPB | Aug. 16, 2017 3:14 p.m.

"Oregon Lens" showcases the talent and diversity of the Northwest’s independent filmmakers.

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Oregon Film Explores Life As A Black Woman In Construction

OPB | Aug. 19, 2016 5:22 p.m.

The award-winning short "Sista In The Brotherhood" tells the day-in-the-life story of one African-American woman trying to navigate the job site.

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Meet The Lightbulb Lady Of Portland

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 3:06 p.m.

Tourists come from as far as Tokyo to gaze upon Sunlan Lighting's electric glow, and its owner, Kay “The Lightbulb Lady” Newell is happy to greet them. Well, sort of.

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The Law Was Against Her. So She Fought The Law.

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 2:58 p.m.

All Amber Starks wanted to do was braid hair for foster kids. Turns out, it used to be illegal to style hair in the state of Oregon without a special cosmetology license.  

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Where’s Your Kilimanjaro?

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 2:10 p.m.

Multiple myeloma patients, supporters, doctors and caregivers climb some of the world’s most difficult mountains to show how recent advancements in treatment are helping patients.

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The Most Exciting Sport You’ve Never Heard Of

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 1:47 p.m.

Traditionally, men have dominated sidecar racing, but “Steady Betty” Herlocker and her monkey Kendra “Red Fury” McDonald, America’s first all-women sidecar racing team, are challenging that.

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Paddling Into The Past

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 1:27 p.m.

The documentary "Voyagers Without Trace" combines a 1938 French kayaking trio’s pristine archival footage with visuals and insights from present-day experiences.

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2016 Oregon Lens Series Schedule

OPB | Aug. 11, 2016 9:46 a.m.

Oregon Lens showcases some of the best independent films in the Pacific Northwest.

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Oregon Lens 2014 Filmmaker Profile: Zak Davis of Juliet Zulu

OPB | Aug. 28, 2014 midnight

Juliet Zulu, a Portland creative agency, is creating a series of pro bono films featuring members of the community such as beekeepers, tree workers and ex-military bike riders.

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Oregon Lens 2014 Filmmaker Profile: Boaz Frankel

OPB | Aug. 27, 2014 midnight

Boaz Frankel, co-host and co-creator of The Pedal Powered Talk Show, conducts interviews from a desk attached to the front of a Metrofiets cargo bike.

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Oregon Lens 2014 Filmmaker Profile: Lauren Paterson

OPB | Aug. 26, 2014 midnight

Lauren Paterson, a multimedia journalism student, has two documentaries in this year’s Oregon Lens series: The Stewardess and 21st Century Monk.

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Oregon Lens 2014 Features Diverse Lineup of Independent Films

OPB | Aug. 20, 2014 midnight

Host Steve Amen presents five consecutive nights of outstanding work by Northwest independent filmmakers. Find out what films are in this year's lineup, airing August 25-29 at 10 p.m. on OPB TV.

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Oregon Lens 2014: Call For Video Submissions

OPB | Jan. 24, 2014 8:15 a.m.

Calling all local independent filmmakers! OPB would love to share your work with our viewers through our annual Oregon Lens series.

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Oregon Lens 2013 Filmmaker Profile: Ariane Kunze

OPB | Aug. 28, 2013 midnight

Ariane Kunze is not afraid to get personal. In her films for the 2013 Oregon Lens series, she's profiled an Elvis impersonator, a drag performer and a bowler in a senior league.

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Oregon Lens 2013 Filmmaker Profile: Erik Bender

OPB | Aug. 28, 2013 midnight

Erik Bender’s three entries in this year’s Oregon Lens series focus on athletes both inside and outside organized sports.


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Oregon Lens 2013 Filmmaker Profile: Noah Lambie

OPB | Aug. 27, 2013 midnight

Noah Lambie's interest in filmmaking was first sparked by a love for art. Learn more about his biggest influences and what inspired his film While You Were Out, which is featured in the 2013 Oregon Lens series.

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Oregon Lens 2013 Filmmaker Profile: Daniel Fickle

OPB | Aug. 26, 2013 midnight

With at least 35 filmmaking awards already under his belt, Daniel Fickle is just getting started. His music video A House A Home is featured in the 2013 Oregon Lens series.