VOICES OF ABILITY – Indie Film Series at McMenamin’s Kennedy School, Portland Oregon Tuesday July 2nd 2024

Voices of Ability July 2nd 2024 Portland Film Festival's Indie Film Series - Support Independent Voices

The Portland Film Festival’s Indie Film Series is proud to present two films centering around the voices of those with disabilities: Faye: An Interlude and feature film Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & Entertainment. BUY TICKETS NOW!

About the films:


Short: Faye: An InterludeDirector: Cristian Paluso-Serrano
A deaf dancer reconnects with an old flame in this emotionally fueled silent film.

Cat Brewer

Feature film: Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & EntertainmentDirector: Cat Brewer
Sign the Show: Deaf Culture, Access & Entertainment brings together entertainers, the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) community, and American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to discuss accessibility at live performances in a humorous, heartfelt, and insightful way.


Less than 2 days left for film entry—submit your film by July 2, 2024, Midnight PST.

The Portland Film Festival established itself as one of Portland’s first indie film non-profits, founded in 2013 with Portland’s first movie meetup, the Portland Film Club. Its hundreds of screenings, events, education programs, and community partnerships provide a remarkable experience for our diverse audience to connect with filmmakers working across genres and forms.

Discover the Oregon Swallowtail at the Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast in Portland, Oregon

Celebrate with Us: The Oregon Swallowtail Takes Flight at the Portland Film Festival, presented by Comcast October 16-20, 2024

This year, from October 16-20, 2024, the Portland Film Festival, presented by Comcast, is proud to celebrate the beauty and transformation symbolized by the Oregon Swallowtail. With its vibrant yellow and black wings, this local butterfly reflects the spirit of our city and the art of cinema—constantly evolving and captivating.