Film Festival

Portland Film Festival: Supporting Independent Voices

Portland Film Festival is a 501c3 non-profit organization located in Portland, Oregon. The Festival is dedicated to nurturing filmmakers and their audiences. We celebrate storytelling.  The festival focuses on people, ideas, technology, skills and artistry behind filmmaking and provides both entertaining and educational opportunities to the public.

The Portland Film Festival 2021 is scheduled for October 10-16, 2021.

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Indie Film Series: Voices of Pride

Pride rainbow flag with added text:  Portland Film Festival Indie Film Series

This month’s Indie Film Series will celebrate Pride Month with 9 independent films from June 24-27, 2021. Indie Film Series: Voices of Pride.

Indie Film Series: Voices of Ability

Graphic with text. Portland Film Festival presents the Indie Film Series. May 20-23. May's focus is on Voices of Ability. Films made with, by and about people with disabilities.

This month’s Indie Film Series will spotlight Voices of Ability — A Future of Inclusion. Join us in watching this special series of independent films, May 20-23, 2021.

Indie Film Series: Music & Dance

This month’s Indie Film Series will spotlight Music and Dance. Join the Portland Film Festival in watching this special series of independent films. April 15-18, 2021.

Indie Film Series: Women’s Voices

This month will spotlight Women’s Voices in honor of Women’s History Month. Join the Portland Film Festival in watching this special series of independent films featuring women directors. March 18-21, 2021

Indie Film Series: Black Voices

Indie Film Series: Black Voices presented by Portland Film Festival to be held on February, 18-21. 2021

Our first month will spotlight Black Voices in honor of Black History Month. The Indie Film Series will screen from February 18-21, 2021.

Save the date for Portland Film Festival. October 10-16, 2021. Please share. ❤️

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Special Film Festival Day Screening of UNAPOLOGETIC

Film Festival Day Screening of documentary Unapologetic by director Ashley O'Shay supporting Portland Film Festival.

On January 16th, film festival audiences from across North America will join together for a virtual screening of Ashley O’Shay’s documentary, UNAPOLOGETIC.