Portland’s most popular TV show with 34 seasons, The Simpsons, has deep connections with the city as the hometown of series creator Matt Groening. Opening Night of the Portland Film Festival includes the documentary Jailhouse to Milhouse, Friday, October 13th, at 4:30 PM in Portland’s friendliest theater, McMenamin’s Kennedy School.
Jailhouse to Milhouse
This is the courageous journey of Pamela Hayden, the voice of the plucky, resilient Milhouse on “The Simpsons”: After surviving an abusive boarding school and juvenile jail, as well as other setbacks, Pamela now speaks to teen girls about overcoming obstacles and turning their dreams into reality. Her story is told with surprising humor and remarkable candor.
First-Time Director and Rising Star of Independent Film Buddy Farmer
Buddy is a first-time film director. He is an award-winning playwright, librettist, stage director, and producer. As a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, he has had multiple productions of dramas and musicals in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and other cities around the country. He has a musical streaming on Broadway On Demand (BOD) titled “SOMETHING IN THE GAME.”
One of the Most Beloved Films of 2023, Jailhouse to Milhouse
Selected from a pool of 4800 submissions, Buddy Farmer represents one the best working professionals in independent film today. Don’t miss out on this fantastic documentary playing Friday the 13th of October at McMenamin’s Kennedy School. Purchase tickets today and learn more about the Portland Film Festival at portlandfilm.org or McMenamin’s Kennedy School website, click here.