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Dec

02

3rd place in Arts section — 1 month left of Give!Guide.

We would like to take a moment to say THANK YOU to those that have supported NW Documentary through Give!Guide in the first 3 weeks of our fundraiser. We’ve gotten contributions from students, friends, and strangers — how wonderful! NW Documentary is currently in 3rd place in the Arts section of Give!Guide, having raised almost […]

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Nov

24

Goodbye, Charis XOXO

Friends, family, and fans across the world mourn the passing of Charis Wilson (1914-2009). Articles anounced her death today, including NY Times and LA Times . Charis Wilson was the subject and star of NW Documentary’s 2007 documentary, Eloquent Nude. She attended the world premiere of the film in Portland, and joined us at screenings […]

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Nov

14

We’re in Give!Guide

“Anyone interested in filmmaking and its impact on our culture will be energized by the work of NW Documentary. This is a small organization doing very big things. Individuals leave NW Doc programs with a renewed sense of themselves, their own cultural history, and a true media literacy.” —Vikki Mee Vikki supports NW Documentary with […]

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Nov

06

NW Doc alumni take over Portland!

NW Documentary workshop alumni are up to some amazing things these days. Check out all the upcoming screenings from past workshop students. Have a screening coming up? Let us know about it.  NW Film and Video Fest The following are documentaries screening in the NW Film and Video Fest made by people in the NW […]

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Oct

20

Alumni to Premiere New Project at Hollywood Theatre

  Portland Premiere Sunday, October 25, 2009 Hollywood Theatre4122 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland ORPDXtix.net for advance tickets In 2007, Dennis Lavery and Karen Di Milia each made their first documentaries in the DIY Documentary workshop. Inspired by the thrill and challenge of documentary filmmaking, they teamed up to create their first feature, In the Shadow […]

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Oct

16

Help develop our new Documentary Resource Center

We are seeking volunteers to help us with an exciting new project. Our goal is to develop a Documentary Resource Center and Lending Library within our organization that will enhance our community education programs and serve anyone with an interest in storytelling. We are in need of volunteers to help with everything from fundraising to […]

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