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New Oregon Writer's Classic Novel Hits The Big Screen: 'Neither Wolf Nor Dog'

OPB | Aug. 4, 2017 1:17 p.m.

Kent Nerburn is known for bridging the gap between Native and non-Native cultures. His cult classic is seeing a resurgence here and overseas. "Neither Wolf Nor Dog" is hitting the big screen.

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Not Your Scream Queen: Portland Horror Film Festival Bolsters Female Voices

OPB | June 2, 2017 10:29 a.m. | Portland

Portland Horror Film Festival is placing women filmmakers center stage by offering them free submissions. The result: more than double the amount of female directed films than last year.

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At Overlook Film Festival: A Chance To Live In A Horror Movie

OPB | May 5, 2017 midnight | Mount Hood, Oregon

Overlook Film Festival attendees were given an opportunity to play a 24 hour, four-day immersive horror game. 

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Portland Animation Artists Share Their Favorite Films

OPB | May 2, 2017 12:34 p.m. | Trevyn Savage

Some of Oregon's top animators talk about the films that inform their creations.

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Animator Joan Gratz Embraces Technology To Create Her Newest Films

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

Joan Gratz has worked in Portland’s animation scene since its earliest days.

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How To Make 48 Million Facial Expressions For An Oscar-Winning Animation

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

At LAIKA Animation Studio, in Hillsboro, Oregon, they’ve pioneered a new way to change facial expressions with 3-D printing.

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Portland Animator Explores A Changing Portland With 2 Local Icons

OPB | April 27, 2017 8 p.m. | Portland

The engine of gentrification fueled by Portland’s recent transplants was starting to hum by the time Jerold Howard returned. That's inspired his latest film.

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The Archive Project - Barbara Kopple

OPB | March 15, 2017 9 p.m.

On this episode of "Literary Arts: The Archive Project," Academy Award winner Barbara Kopple takes us behind the scenes of her own life and how she became hooked on narrative and documentary filmmaking.

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

OPB | March 2, 2017 noon

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?

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

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 noon

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.

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Hollywood Theatre At PDX | Black Film Fest | Arvo Pärt Festival | Immigrant Artists Farooq Hassan And Elizabeth Huffman

OPB | Feb. 4, 2017 noon

This week on "State of Wonder," immerse yourself in a sonic wonderland of Arvo Pärt's music, catch a short film at the airport and hear from local artists about their experience as refugees.

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Prince To James Baldwin To Pam Grier: Portland Black Film Festival At The Hollywood Theatre

OPB | Jan. 31, 2017 2:02 p.m. | Portland

Powerful works to take you beyond the big-name releases of the year.

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

OPB | Oct. 11, 2016 noon

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.

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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.