2017 Short Films

2017 Official Short Films Borscht Diez Shorts Compilation 2017, USA, 80 mins, Multiple Genres Q&A with Borscht Representative 80 minutes of shorts created by the strange, beautiful, hilarious masterminds of Miami’s Borscht Corp. Call Your Father (dir. Jordan Firstman) 2017, USA, 21 mins, Narrative Short On Josh and Greg’s first date, they quickly realize that the […]

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State of Wonder LIVE @ EOFF


State of Wonder is OPB’s weekly radio show about arts and creativity. Armed with curiosity and questions, we meet the artists and explore the work being made across Oregon and Southwest Washington, from big museum shows to DIY basement productions. For our live taping at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival, we’ll sit down with festival organizers and several visiting filmmakers to talk about what they’re screening, what they’re watching, and what exactly an Albino Bumblebee is.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

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How a Story Becomes a Movie with Jonathan Raymond

Portland-based author Jonathan Raymond’s first novel brought his work to the attention of Kelly Reichardt and together they made four movies, including MEEK’S CUTOFF and NIGHT MOVES. Join Raymond to discuss how a story becomes a movie in this insightful conversation and screenplay workshop.

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Kory Quinn

Kory Quinn (Portland, Ore.) SATURDAY • OCTOBER 21 • AFTER PARTY @ hq About Featuring Elwood, Joey Carper, Jay Colton Hughes and David Lipkind. From Big City Beats to High Lonesome Country Blues he “Puts The True In Troubadour.” Kory Quinn is a Revelation of DIY Americana which The Portland Mercury has stated is, “The […]

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The Depot Street Syncopators

The Depot Street Syncopators (La Grande, Ore.) About The Depot Street Syncopators formed over a decade ago to bring swinging horn-heavy New Orleans style funk, latin, jazz, and blues to rural Eastern Oregon. The group’s initial plan was to play once a year on Mardi Gras. Over time it became increasingly difficult to stick to […]

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SISTERS (Seattle, Washington) FRIDAY • OCTOBER 20 • AFTER PARTY @ hq About “A revolution without dancing is not a revolution worth having” is a quote famously attributed to Author Emma Goldman. These words could be the motto of Emily Westman and Andrew Vait; better known as pop duo SISTERS. “SISTERS are all about having […]

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Holiday Friends

Holiday Friends (Astoria, Oregon) FRIDAY • OCTOBER 20 • AFTER PARTY @ hq About For far too long, Holiday Friends has been in a state of flux. While a trio of musicians—singer/guitarist Scott Fagerland, his multi-instrumentalist brother Jon, and bassist Zack O’ Connor—have remained as the core of this Astoria, Oregon-based alternative rock group since […]

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The Strange Ones


(dir. Lauren Wolkstein, Christopher Radcliffe)
2017, USA, 81 mins, Narrative Feature
* Skype Q&A w/ Lauren Wolkstein & Christopher Radcliffe

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The Pearl


(dir. Jessica Dimmock, Christopher LaMarca)
2016, USA, 87 mins, Documentary Feature
*Skype Q&A with co-director Jessica Dimmock

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Buzz One Four


(dir. Matt McCormick)
2017, USA, 60 mins, Documentary Feature
Q&A with director Matt McCormick

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American Utopias


(dir. Maxime Pelletier-Huot)
2017, Canada, 77 mins, Documentary Feature
* Q&A & Panel by Oregon Rural Action

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After Party Music

#EOFF2017 After Party Music Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited to bring a diverse array of musical offerings to our eighth annual flagship event held October 19-21 in La Grande, Oregon. Thursday, October 19 after consumption of the opening night film join some of La Grande’s most accomplished musicians in a New Orleans Funk-filled night of […]

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Official Film Selections Announced

#EOFF2017 Announces Film Selections Eastern Oregon Film Festival is proud to announce its Official Selections for the 2017 Festival. Spread across five venues (including a 48hr. online program at Filmmaker Magazine), EOFF will run October 19-21, 2017 in La Grande, OR. The festival will open and close with fiction and nonfiction offerings that explore possibilities […]

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