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!
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.
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
The Oregon Independent Film Festival is known for hosting the hottest Pacific Northwest independent cinema premieres.
Oregon Independent Film Festival recent season premiere events have included OIFF debuts of new cinema from Keanu Reeves, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jude Law, Elle Fanning, Cheech Marin, Ashley Judd, Tilda Swinton, Christina Hendricks, and directors Nicolas Winding Refn, and Jason Stutter, and Noah Baumbach.
Past OIFF premieres and events:
- 'Mad Max: Fury Road'
- (starring Charlize Theron and Tom Hardy)
- 'The Neon Demon'
- (Dir. Nicolas Winding Refn, with Elle Fanning,
- Christina Hendricks, & Keanu Reeves),
- 'Love and Mercy'
- (with John Cusack, Elizabeth Banks, & Paul Dano)
- 'The One I Love'
- (with Mark Duplass (The League) & Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)
- (Dir. Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow)
- (with Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Colin Firth, Laura Linney)
- 'August Gladstone'
- 'Toad Road'
- ….and Many More
OIFF proudly hosted work from the creator of Myst & Riven, premiered the American screenings of the European series 'East is East' & 'West is West' and programs over 100 films from 18 countries annually (including a healthy selection of Pacific Northwest filmmakers).
OIFF ALUMNI UPDATE - TOAD ROAD
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
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
Cult Horror hit ‘Motivational Growth” ended up taking the festival circuit by storm after premiering in Portland at the Oregon Independent Film Festival.