Francis Ford Coppola @ Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

Grab a drink and let’s go listen to Francis Ford Coppola! Bring friends and good questions to ask him about his new book called Live Cinema and its Techniques, his movies, the industry and more. The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall is the location of the meetup. 

The Godfather. Apocalypse Now. Live Cinema and Its Techniques.
Academy Award-winning writer and director Francis Ford Coppola has big ideas for the future of film. Join Literary Arts in welcoming Coppola to Portland for a live special event. Hear Coppola discuss his latest book, Live Cinema and Its Techniques, as well as his life’s work. Tickets start at just $15!

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LIMITED TIME: Early-bird passes on sale now! Buy a VIP pass and get a ticket to watch Francis Ford Coppola for free!

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NOW OPEN: Submissions for the 2023 Portland Film Festival

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Filmmakers, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The Portland Film Festival is now accepting submissions for 2023. We are looking for good films with compelling stories. Do you have any suggestions? Please submit your narrative features, documentaries, shorts of all kinds, transmedia, web series, student films, TikToks, Reels, music videos, and more.

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Get the inside scoop on all film premieres and fun at the 2023 Portland Film Festival presented by Comcast. This year’s Festival, held October 12th – 16th, will take place both in-person and virtually. And for Comcast customers, you will get exclusive access through cutting-edge technology by simply saying “Portland Film Festival” in your Xfinity or Flex voice remote.