2018 Online Program

In keeping with tradition and growing our mission to provide access to independent film outside of The Grande Ronde Valley, Eastern Oregon Film Festival as teamed with Filmmaker Magazine to provide online viewing access for a grip of special viewing opportunities. The screenings will be available on Filmmaker’s website during our ninth annual program. Viewing links will be made available beginning October 18.

AVAILABLE ONLINE 24/7 October 18-20

BRAZUCA — dir. Faidon Gkretsikos
2017, Greece, 19:07, Fiction

During the summer World Cup, 11-year old Boyko will do anything to obtain ‘Brazuca’— the Official World Cup ball, in order to prevent his friends from using him only as a goalkeeper.

BUNNY/BUNNY — dir. Sara Burke
2018, USA, 13 mins, Fiction

A meditative exploration of childhood and loss.

COMMODITY CITY — dir. Jessica Kingston
2018, USA, 10:29 mins, Nonfiction

An observational documentary exploring the daily lives of vendors who work in the largest wholesale consumer market in the world: the Yiwu Markets in China.

ECLIPSE — dir. Masami Kawai
2018, USA, 5 mins, Experimental

This 360-degree perspective suggests an all-seeing omniscience, but the dancer’s movements reveal the limits of the camera.

HOLIDAY LAKE — dir. Frankie de Fusco, Sarah Salovaara
2018, USA, 2:55 mins, Fiction

Two filmmakers scout their next movie.

NOBODY KNOWS — dir. Nolan Goff
2018, USA, 20:22, Fiction

In the wake of his brother’s death, a quiet high schooler navigates his small Texas town, all while knowing he is responsible for the accident.

OBJECT — dir. Sydney Southam
2018, USA, 6 mins, Experimental & Nonfiction

A video essay and response to the artist’s experience working as a stripper.

MATA LAYA PATA — dir. Kevin Vu
2018, USA, 12:00 mins, Experimental

An underachiever takes part in a bizarre women’s self-help group. Will she succeed?

MY NAME IS MARC, AND YOU CAN COUNT ON IT — dir. Lindsey Phillips
2017, USA, 13:22, Nonfiction

Marc Norton created a string of bizarre, late-night commercials for his business, Norton Furniture in Cleveland OH. This is his story.

SARAH’S REEL — dir. James Bensen
2018, Hong Kong & USA, 11:12 mins, Fiction

An exploration of performance and self takes the form of an acting reel.

SHOTGUN — dir. Devin Johnson
2018, USA, 78:00 mins, Nonfiction

A lo-fi portrait of Jay Wade, a New York City steamfitter from El Paso with a mysterious past and an insatiable passion for music and numbers.

THE CITY IS LIKE A CHARACTER IN THE FILM — dir. Christopher Bell2018, USA, 12:00 mins, Fiction

An accidental meeting in Manhattan reveals a burgeoning relationship between two out- of-towners.

THE HEART MUST BECOME A BURIAL GROUND — dir. Erin Grant
2018, USA, 39:34 mins, Nonfiction

A celebrity interview format interrupted by hallucinatory dream sequences, during which eco-chic pop star ‘Echo’ relives her private reckoning in the wake of public infidelity.

THE ORDER OF THE ORCHID — dir. Alex Italics
2018, USA, 6:48 mins, Fiction

A lonely spinster’s failed attempt at arranging flowers summons an ominous shadowy figure who sends her into a psychedelic netherworld to confront her own mediocrity.