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Dec

03

Ways to Give at NW Doc

We are so grateful for the support of our members, volunteers and donors. Without you we could not make our workshops and programs accessible and affordable to the public, and in some cases – free of charge! If you would like to give back this season or are looking for a meaningful gift to give, […]

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Nov

17

November DocTalk – Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson’s thoughtful and compelling documentary work has gained widespread recognition, including the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance for his documentary, How to Die in Oregon.  He also won the Center for Documentary Studies’ Film Maker Award, and received a 2012 Emmy Nomination for Best Documentary. The Chicago Sun-Times noted the film “will likely be viewed as one of the most historically significant […]

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Oct

23

December’s Homegrown DocFest

Stories are meant to be shared, and Homegrown DocFest is how NW Documentary shares them! At the end of each workshop term our students premiere their projects on the big screen. This session’s stories include tales of barbershop quartets, cougar attacks, female comedians, career waitresses, wild food foraging and immigrant elders, among others. The ambience of the theater coupled […]

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Oct

10

Doc Loop – Feedback Group

Due to the success of the last “Doc Loop” feedback group, we will now be holding this event on a monthly basis. Filmmakers at any stage in their project can come to offer and obtain feedback from other filmmakers with works in progress. The Doc Loop is led by Andy Blubaugh. Andy’s experimental documentaries have been […]

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Oct

10

Documenting Food in Oregon

  In partnership with the Meyer Memorial Trust, NW Doc has recently had the pleasure of documenting sustainable food systems across the state of Oregon this fall. With the harvest season as a backdrop, our crews have captured independent farmers, school gardens, commercial kitchens, food policy organizations, and farmer’s markets from Wallowa County to Medford […]

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Oct

10

October DocTalk – Adam Cornelius

This month we’ll be talking with Adam Cornelius. His first feature documentary about experimental music in Portland, “People Who Do Noise” played at festivals, museums, and galleries around the world. In 2011, he completed “Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters,” which follows world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. It premiered at […]

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