#EOFF2018 Musical Guests

NINTH ANNUAL EASTERN OREGON FILM FESTIVAL AFTERPARTY LINE-UP Eastern Oregon Film Festival is excited to announce it’s ninth annual musical guests. October 18-20 at festival hq in La Grande, Oregon – enjoy after-parties each night with live music from a diverse array of talent. Taking the stage opening night at the independent film festival will […]

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2018 Online Program

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 […]

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Sun Blood Stories

Sun Blood Stories SATURDAY / hq Sun Blood Stories is a mass of harmonic noise distilled into occasionally delicate, but always haunting songs. The band is comprised of three (3) equal members: Amber Pollard, Ben Kirby, and Jon Fust; this current arrangement is the realization of a sedulous refining process that has guided them into […]

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Chanti Darling

Chanti Darling SATURDAY / hq Chanticleer Trü would like you to know that “RNB ain’t no joke.” As frontman of Portland, OR retrofuturist electro-soul adepts Chanti Darling, Trü drinks deeply from the sacred founts of Disco, Boogie Funk, and the dizzying universe of house music. Teasing out the essential filaments, Trü weaves a sound that […]

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Healing Gems

Healing Gems FRIDAY / hq “Healing Gems are a psychedelic band, but not in the yoga posing, incense burning, sanctimonious kind of way. They’re a drink of LSD-tainted punch at a small town dance. A pot brownie picnic at a community park. Scratchy bargain basement records that still surge fire. The type of band one […]

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Máscaras

Máscaras FRIDAY NIGHT / hq “SOUNDS LIKE: The house band for the end of the world playing the last basement party on Earth.” – Matt Singer, Willamette Week Máscaras is the psychedelic instrumental trio of Papi Fimbres (PAPI), Carlos Segovia (DC) and Theo Craig (T-KRAY). It’s a jam with themes that become “songs” that live and breathe, […]

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THUNDER ROAD

THUNDER ROAD Saturday, October 20 • Granada • 7pm * Skype Q&A with director Jim Cummings dir. Jim Cummings 2018, USA, 91:34 mins, Fiction Thunder Road follows a southern Police Officer (Jim Cummings) on his journey to raise his young daughter as a love letter to his late Mom. Heart-warming and hilarious, Jim struggles to […]

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THE RIDER

THE RIDER Friday, October 19 • Granada • 4:30pm * Skype Q&A with director Chloé Zhao dir. Chloé Zhao 2017, USA, 104 mins, Fiction & Nonfiction After a tragic riding accident, young cowboy Brady (Brady Jandreau), once a rising star of the rodeo circuit, is warned that his competition days are over. Back home, Brady […]

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THE PAIN OF OTHERS

THE PAIN OF OTHERS Friday, October 19 • HQ • 11am * Skype Q&A with director Penny Lane dir. Penny Lane 2018, USA, 71:00 mins, Nonfiction The Pain of Others is a YouTube compilation film about Morgellons, a mysterious illness whose sufferers say they have parasites under the skin, long colored fibers emerging from lesions, and […]

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RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE

RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE Friday, October 19 • Granada • 12pm dir. Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer, Quinn Costello 2017, USA, 71:00 mins, Nonfiction Hard-headed Louisiana fisherman Thomas Gonzales doesn’t know what will hit him next. After decades of hurricanes and oil spills he faces a new threat – hordes of monstrous 20-pound swamp rats. Known […]

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LONG LOST

LONG LOST Friday, October 19 • Granada • 7pm * Q&A with director Erik Bloomquist & actor/producer Adam Weppler dir. Erik Bloomquist 2018, USA, 95 mins, Fiction When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may […]

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IN REALITY

IN REALITY Friday, October 19 • HQ • 2pm * Skype Q&A with director Ann Lupo dir. Ann Lupo 2018, USA, 95:32 mins, Fiction & Nonfiction Part documentary, part magical realism narrative, in reality, is an autobiographical rollercoaster ride through the mind of you woman filling in and out of love. Ann is consumed by […]

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INVENTING TOMORROW

INVENTING TOMORROW Saturday, October 20 • Granada • 11am dir. Laura Nix 2018, USA, 87 mins, Nonfiction “inspirational and invigorating, and the young scientists they follow have a passion and enthusiasm that’s a tonic to the soul.” – Kenneth Turan, The LA Times Meet passionate teenage innovators from around the globe who are creating cutting-edge […]

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INGRID

INGRID Saturday, October 20 • Granada • 5pm * Q&A with director Morrisa Maltz dir. Morrisa Maltz 2018, USA, 52 mins, Nonfiction “A lyrical, poetic ode to its subject, 74-year-old artist Ingrid Gipson, Ingrid transcends mere portraiture and involves the viewer in an act of cinematic intimacy that is as metaphysically profound as it is visually beautiful. ”     Hammer […]

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FOR THE BIRDS

FOR THE BIRDS Saturday, October 20 • Granada • 2pm * Q&A with producer & editor Jeffrey Star dir. Richard Miron 2018, USA, 92:00 mins, Nonfiction “Deeply humanistic… it’s a film not to be missed.” Captivating… a gripping tale, and the film’s greatest achievement may be how it methodically changes our perception of its protagonist. — […]

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CLARA’S GHOST

CLARA’S GHOST Thursday, October 18 • Granada • 7pm * Skype Q&A with director Bridley Elliot dir. Bridey Elliot 2018, USA, 80:00 mins, Fiction “Clara’s Ghost is brilliant in the way it negotiates the hysterical and the quite tragic, the claustrophobic and the warm.” – The Playlist Set over the course of a single evening […]

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ANOTE’S ARK

ANOTE’S ARK Friday, October 19th • Granada • 2pm* Special panel & discussion to follow w/ Oregon Rural Action dir. Matthieu Ritz 2018, Canada, 77:00 mins, Nonfiction What if your country was swallowed by the sea? The Pacific Island nation of Kiribati (population: 100,000) is one of the most remote places on the planet, seemingly […]

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