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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 Documentary community. 
Shorts II Screenings:
Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 7 pm
Thu, Nov 12, 2009 at 7 pm
DIRECTORS: DOUG ADLER, ERIC MAXEN / PORTLAND (former DIY Documentary and Take 2 workshop students)
(DOC) “Celebrating perfect poultry and the people who love them.”—KT
(10 mins.)
DIRECTOR: JOHN WALLER / PORTLAND (former DIY Documentary and Take 2 workshop student)
(DOC) “Examining and hugging Oregon’s biggest trees.”—KT
(12 mins.)

Shorts III Screenings:
Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 7 pm
Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 8:45 pm
DIRECTOR: ERIC MAXEN / PORTLAND (former DIY Documentary and Take 2 workshop student)
(DOC) Three visually impaired teens thrive at a sport created in the 1940s for blinded war veterans.
(10 mins.)

Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 7:30 pm
DIRECTOR: BRIAN LINDSTROM (an artist in NW Documentary’s fiscal sponsorship program)
(DOC) Write Around Portland is a Portland-based non-profit that reaches out to under-served populations and provides them with the opportunity to enroll in a free, rigorous, identity-specific, ten-week creative writing workshop culminating in a public reading and a published anthology. TO PAY MY WAY WITH STORIES closely follows participants and explores how they transcend their difficulties—including cancer, HIV/AIDS, methadone, Down’s syndrome and poverty—as they find their voices.
(49 mins.)

Upcoming Event: Film Screening Fundraiser

The Camino Documentary is about the experience of walking the life-changing, 500-mile pilgrimage across Northern Spain known as “The Camino de Santiago”. The film follows six strangers from incredibly diverse walks of life, as they attempt to cross a country on foot with only a backpack, a pair of boots, and an open mind. Driven by an inexplicable calling and a grand sense of adventure, each pilgrim throws themselves heart-and-soul into their physical trek to Santiago, and their personal journey to themselves. (Directed by a workshop alum)

Sat. November 7th
The Eastmoreland Raquet Club
3015 SE Berkely Pl. Portland, OR
5pm Food, Drinks
7:30pm Extended Trailer Screening
RSVP to reserve your seat for the screening by contacting us at:
info@caminodocumentary.org – (503) 298-4785

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