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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DO YOU LIKE INDEPENDENT FILM? Don’t miss out on this year’s Portland Film Festival sponsored by Comcast. The festival is held October 30th to November 5th. Watch movies from most genres—even learn how to make one. Find out more information and buy passes now at

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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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.