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Documentaries

 

Home to the biggest documentary program in the northwest, OIFF has premiered many breakthrough documentaries, including:



The Resurrection of Jake The Snake Roberts

A Beautiful Experience

(feat. The Flaming Lips)

Letters From Generation RX

(feat. Tilda Swinton)

The Bonobo Connection

(feat. Ashley Judd)

The Human Experiment

(Produced by Sean Penn)

Bob Marley: The Making Of A Legend

Well Now You're Here, There's No Way Back:

(The Story of Quiet Riot) - and many more!


OIFF


The Oregon Independent Film Festival is known for our championing of local and independent cinema. Honored for our comprehensive documentary programming, and developing a buzz around our experimental and horror programming, OIFF invites you to check out our brilliant films each fall in when the sun is out, and the hiking, skiing, and outdoor fun are also thriving in the summer-fall vacation season.

 

Mission

The Oregon Independent Film Festival exists to discover and showcase the best independent films of the past year (with a curatorial emphasis on documentaries and student films) while promoting the majestic state of Oregon as a travel destination for film lovers.






OREGON FILM FESTIVAL NEWS



Premieres of 'The Neon Deamon', ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, ‘Love & Mercy’ (featuring John Cusack and Paul Dano) and ‘The One I Love’ (starring Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss and Ted Danson) highlighted recent festivals.

Recent Oregon Independent Film Festival discoveries include:


BLADFOLD: The Story of Brad Nixon

An animated musical documentary telling the true story of a dyslexic young Republican who became the leader of a controversial sect of Buddhism.


SUIT OF LIGHTS

The soul of a famous Mexican matador is hijacked by a trio of misfits and ushered through a mythical American West.


PATTERSON’S WAGER

In this amazing feature-length fiction film we follow Charles and the drama that develops as acquired the unpredictable ability to see two minutes into the future.


AUGUSTUS GLADSTONE and More

OIFF proudly hosted work from the creator of Myst & Riven, and held screenings of the European series 'East is East' and 'West is West’ as OIFF programs over 100 films from 18 countries including a healthy selection of Pacific Northwest filmmakers.

 

OIFF ALUMNI UPDATE - TOAD ROAD

Flaming Lips

One of our earliest breakthrough hits, the low-budget horror film ‘Toad Road’ was picked up by Elijah Wood’s production company SpectreVision and soon received major distribution. Director Jason Banker went on to direct last year’s film “FELT”.

 

OIFF ALUMNI NEWS - Oregon Film Fest Documentaries

Flaming Lips

Recent Oregon Independent Film Festival events have unveiled new documentaries on The Flaming Lips, screened the 'lost' home movies of Bob Marley, debuted the ground-breaking documentary on child labor 'El Milagro' all of which went on to wide acclaim and distribution.

 

 

OIFF ALUMNI UPDATE - MOTIVATIONAL GROWTH

Motivational Growth

Cult Horror hit ‘Motivational Growth” ended up taking the festival circuit by storm after premiering in Portland at the Oregon Independent Film Festival.

 

Documentary

PROGRAM

The Oregon Independent Film Festival legendary Documentary Program.

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