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Welcome Comcast customers.

Just say: “Portland Film Festival” into your Xfinity X1 or Xfinity Flex Voice Remote to access a selection of films.

Watch films from the comfort of your own home and get a selection of films free by simply stating “Portland Film Festival” into your X1 or Flex voice remote. Through November 26th.

Way better way to watch!

Next follow your Xfinity menu options to select from these films:

ALUMNI  FEATURE FILM   

The Long Isolation – 1940s Los Angeles. Detective Marlowe Phillips must find the missing Fishfeld.    

PORTLAND FEATURE         

Grandma’s Roses – The director travels across the country to hear the stories of dynamic, wise, & courageous women who’ve lived boldly in the face of sexism & racism.

PORTLAND SHORTS BLOCK

  • Moving Into Adulthood
  • Elatio
  • MAD / WOMAN
  • Midnight Rhythms
  • Reply from Mailer-Daemon
  • Where Do You Go?
  • A Device to Save the World
  • Gabby Antonio Smashes the Imperialist, White Supremacist, Capitalist Patriarchy!
  • Gina

MIDNIGHT MOVIE  FEATURE FILM   

Zebra Girl – Catherine’s seemingly perfect life is turned upside down after she discovers her husband is hiding a dark secret that leads her to the unthinkable.

MIDNIGHT MOVIE SHORTS BLOCKS

  • A Bitter Murmur
  • CANCELED
  • Mantis
  • Morse Code
  • Neighbors
  • The Start of the End
  • Who’s Afraid

DRAMA SHORTS BLOCKS

  • Red Line
  • Payraise
  • Rising Lotus
  • CHORUS
  • Written By
  • For Ryan
  • Stay Don’t Go

WOMEN’S VOICES FEATURES         

This Is A Film About My Mother – Set against a stark, upstate NY weekend siblings Eve and Max come together a year after their mother’s death.

TRASHY: a zero waste film – Can you go a day without throwing away any trash? One woman challenged herself to go an entire year without throwing away any trash.

WOMEN’S VOICES SHORTS BLOCKS

Women’s Voices Shorts Block 1  

  • To Go to the Moon
  • UNBOUND
  • Ushering the Light
  • Miss Underwater
  • Plan C

Women’s Voices Shorts Block 2

  • Bones
  • Find Your Greatness
  • No Girls Allowed!
  • My Name is Nobody
  • Spark
  • The Phoenix
  • Well Actually
  • Why I’m A Vegan

INDIGENOUS VOICES FEATURE         

GIVE LIGHT: Stories from Indigenous Midwives – … brings the voices of the Indigenous midwife to the maternity care dialogue.

INDIGENOUS VOICES SHORTS BLOCKS

  • Concrete 49
  • Respected by her people
  • Rude Girl

ASIAN VOICES SHORTS BLOCKS

  • Hannah’s Biography
  • Two Wongs Make A White
  • de closin night
  • LAHI
  • Surrender
  • The Scarlet Queen
  • Julia

BLACK VOICES FEATURE

Triggered Life – How exactly does sexual trauma cast a shadow over the wholeness of black male selfhood?

BLACK VOICES SHORTS BLOCK

  • AKATA (Creative Short Film)
  • Black Girl From Portland
  • Playin Possum
  • SATE – The Fool

LATINE SHORTS BLOCK

  • Hijo
  • El Moño
  • Six Feet Apart
  • Rough Prayer

LGBTQ+ FEATURE

The Unabridged Mrs. Vera’s Daybook – Two long-term AIDS survivors survive (and thrive) through art, community, and outrageous dime-store fashion.

LGBTQ+ SHORTS BLOCK

  • FOUND
  • Hidden
  • NORTH STAR
  • Vial – VIOLET (Official Music Video)
  • Keep/Delete

WONDERFULLY QUIRKY FEATURE

ZERIA – An otherworldly film made with puppets, masks and models

WONDERFULLY QUIRKY SHORTS BLOCK

  • 4:00 AM
  • A Street Cat Named Desire
  • Glass Ship
  • Hospes
  • Nebby
  • The Merry Makers (Les Joyeux Patenteux)
  • Vacant Spaces

ANIMATION SHORTS BLOCK  

  • Build Me Up
  • Buildings
  • Graph Your Story
  • Grump in the Night
  • MIRIAM
  • Molly’s Light
  • Ruff and Buff
  • The Leaf of Light
  • Trojan Horace
  • The Social Chameleon
  • A Night at the Cemetery
  • Children of the Siege: VR Sketches
  • Pancake Panic!
  • Tehura

INSPIRATIONAL FEATURE  

The Elephants and the Grass – Fleeing a brutal civil war, a mother and daughter face unthinkable dangers as they journey towards safety.

INSPIRATIONAL SHORTS BLOCK  

  • Shattered: How Women Broke the Glass Ceiling in Oregon Politics
  • Sibs film
  • Silent Rhythm

MENTAL HEALTH SHORTS BLOCK  

  • Thynspo
  • 13TH STEPPING
  • All You Want To Know
  • Chatter
  • Little Hurts
  • Metal
  • Heart Swell

REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS SHORTS BLOCK  

  • Abortion: Add to Cart
  • How to Hack Birth Control
  • Loose Threads
  • Preggers

MORE FEATURES:

#IamVanessaGuillen -The murder of Army soldier Vanessa Guillen at Fort Hood military base hit too close to home for Karina Lopez.

A Reflection of Self – “A Reflection of Self” shares the voices, stories, artistry, and heart of LGBTQIA2S+ community members and explores what it truly means to be free.

Born in Chicago -Born In Chicago chronicles the passing of the blues music torch to a new generation, and how Chicago blues of the ’60s transcended color lines.

Boy Scout’s Honor -The Boy Scouts of America have been harboring pedophiles for decades. Aaron Averheart uncovers the truth about his own abuse.

Catching Air -An inspiring doc about community and creativity in the unlikeliest of places.

Class of Covid-19 – Students and teachers show resilience and courage both inside and outside of the classroom, bringing hope and inspiration to their communities.

Clowning with Shakespeare – A documentary about a bunch of maverick actors who strive to keep theatre alive with their unconventional and unrestrained storytelling.

Derek Changes His Mind – 34 year-old Derek Dabkoski enrolls in a medical experiment studying the therapeutic effects of stem cells to treat his brain injury.

The Desire to Live – If you want to learn more about Artsakh and the people that live in it, the struggle for independence, The Desire To Live is the film to watch.

Double Blind – A young woman dying of cancer is offered the chance to try an experimental new trial drug to combat her illness. But there’s a catch.

Dreams of Daraa – Hanadi dreams of a safe home for her family, but that means fleeing Syria with her daughters and finding her kidnapped husband.

Expedition Reclamation – Expedition Reclamation is seeking to redefine “outdoorsy” & reclaim belonging in the outdoors for Black, Indigenous, and Women of Color

Green is the New Black – Green Is The New Black is a story of passion and purpose behind an ambitious environmental feat of one of Australia’s leading acts, In Hearts Wake.

Guiltless – Teen-Queen Samantha is planning a romantic night. When an intruder breaks into her home, her night spirals into chaos in this coming-of-age thriller.

Her Side of the Bed – Best friends find themselves in bed together, crossing the line from friendship into something more. Can their friendship be saved?

Humanity Stoked -A documentary about the beauty in overcoming fear and other challenges facing humanity as seen by icons of pro skating, science, art, music, activism, and education, all of whom share experiences and perspectives shaped by their love of skateboarding

Longing for Color – Yui, a 14-year-old girl, lives with her father and grandmother. Painting pictures with various colors is the only way for Yui to be herself.

materia – The documentary MATERIA is a journey into creation through the portraits of six artisans and designers in the city of Rome

Millennial with a Cane – The film follows an actress named Delilah, who has Remitting-Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS). Her symptoms flare up at the worst time possible. 

Musher -Musher peels back the veil behind the bond that four women have between their dogs and the world of sled-dog racing. 

Okinawa Coming out Chronicles “Mama” Katsuki’s Hug-Filled Road Trip– This movie follows him as he visits his hometown of Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture, looking back on the time when he came out, talking with family and friends and opening about their true feelings.

Oliver and the Pool – When something unexpected happens in 13-year-old Oliver’s family, all he wants to do is walk away. He takes up residence in a poolside lounge chair and decides there’s no reason to move. Ever.

Park View – Park View illuminates the humanity of lesbian hate crime murder victim Talana Kreeger and the resilience of her community in a southern coastal town.

The Mental State – In the heart of rural Kentucky, a high school senior and his family struggle to cope with the true identity and intentions of a dangerous town shooter.

The Mirror Game – Rose asks Abe for a life-changing favor, an evening in Vegas takes a turn for the unexpected, and the two spend the night trying to beat the odds.

Returning Home – Returning Home follows Phyllis Jack-Webstad, a residential school survivor, on a nation-wide education tour, while her family struggles to heal multigenerational wounds at home in Secwépemc territory.

Sheeps Clothing – A man suffering from a traumatic brain injury is coerced by his pastor to cover up a murder in their church.

Stag – “Stag” is a horror-comedy about an urban loner who must fight for a chance at redemption when she’s invited to her estranged BFF’s bachelorette party.

Street Punx – Maja meets her muse at an underground punk show in Yangon, Myanmar and dreams of making a film about him and his band.

VOICES OF ABILITY

  • Heroes in Training
  • Andy & Kaliope
  • Superhero, Inc.

FUTURE FILMMAKERS

  • ANNOUNCING SOON