Skype Q & A with Sophia Takal

Skype Q & A with Sophia Takal

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in 2011 Videos, Media | 0 comments

One of the things we love about our festival is the interaction with these spectacular filmmakers. EOFF will be updating its media library with our Q&A’s from 2011 and are implementing some great new ways to document and share this conversations. Check out our growing collection here. GREEN was an official 2011 Eastern Oregon Film […]

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2011 Festival Recap

2011 Festival Recap

Posted by on Jul 14, 2012 in 2011 Videos | 0 comments

2011 marked an incredible year of growth for our little festival —

We felt warm embraces by local and regional audiences, were humbled with the presence of more guest artists than ever, and saw a 30% increase in attendance. EOFF was one of the first festivals to utilize Skype technology for its Q/As. This past edition we held conversations with emerging artists Evan GlodellTristan PattersonSophia Takal, and Dustin Guy Defa. For opening night, we were graced by the presence of Jon Foy, director of the Sundance award-winning documentary Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles.

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Skype Q & A with Dustin Guy Defa

Skype Q & A with Dustin Guy Defa

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 in 2011 Videos, Media | 0 comments

Filmmaker Dustin Guy Defa get’s asked a pretty big question – This skype Q & A was part of Eastern Oregon Film Festival’s 2011 program – ‘Bad Fever‘, (Dustin’s Film) won him the coveted EOFF Innovation in Directing award.

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LIVE Audience Q&A with filmmaker Ian Clark

LIVE Audience Q&A with filmmaker Ian Clark

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in 2011 Videos | 0 comments

Audience Q&A with director Ian Clark at the World Premiere of his film ‘Country Story‘ after screening at Eastern Oregon Film Festival in La Grande, Oregon on October 22, 2011. The film featured a lot of the landscapes and locations found here in the Grande Ronde Valley.

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Skype Q&A with Director Evan Glodell (‘Bellflower’)

Skype Q&A with Director Evan Glodell (‘Bellflower’)

Posted by on Nov 5, 2011 in 2011 Videos, Media | 0 comments

  The 2011 Jury Award for best narrative feature went to Evan Glodell’s ‘Bellflower‘. Following the screening on Saturday, October 22, Glodell tuned into La Grande, Oregon via skype from his hotel room in Ireland. He discusses the use of very little resources, participation of key players, and the grueling, yet rewarding, process behind the […]

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2011 Official Short Film Selections

2011 Official Short Film Selections

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in 2011 Official Selections, The Films | 0 comments

Eastern Oregon Film Festival announces the official 2011 short film selection. Each feature film for this year’s festival will be preceded by one of these great short films.

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Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in 2011 Official Selections | 0 comments

Feature Documentary
TRT: 85 min. | U.S.A. | color
A film by JON FOY.
Awards: 2011 Sundance Director’s Award: Documentary

Strangeness is afoot. Most people don’t notice the hundreds of cryptic tiled messages about resurrecting the dead that have been appearing in city streets over the past three decades. But Justin Duerr does. For years, finding an answer to this long-standing urban mystery has been his obsession. He has been collecting clues that the tiler has embedded in the streets of major cities across the U.S. and South America. But as Justin starts piecing together key events of the past he finds a story that is more surreal than he imagined, and one that hits disturbingly close to home.

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Green

Green

Posted by on Oct 12, 2011 in 2011 Official Selections, The Films | 0 comments

Narrative Feature
TRT: 72 min.| U.S.A. | color
Written and Directed by Sophia Takal
Awards: SXSW / Chicken & Egg Emergent Woman Director Award

An intimate friendship between two women dissolves as they are drawn into an irrational, destructive spiral of jealousy and paranoid fantasy in this haunting examination of the female psyche.

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Cirkus Columbia

Cirkus Columbia

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in 2011 Official Selections, The Films | 0 comments

Narrative Feature
TRT: 113min | Bosnia | color
A film by Danis Tanovic
*In Bosnian with English Subtitles
Official selection of the Toronto International Film Festival

Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1991. The communists have fallen from power and Divko Buntic returns to the small town where he grew up to reclaim his family home. After a 20-year exile in Germany. Divko arrives in his flashy red Mercedes with sexy young girlfriend Azra, lucky black cat Bonny and …

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Hillfolk Noir

Hillfolk Noir

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 in 2011 Music | 0 comments

Hillfolk Noir Supplies Opening Night Soundtrack Eastern Oregon Film Festival is pleased to announce Boise, Idaho’s Hillfolk Noir as our festival kick off band Thursday, October 20th at the Granada Theater with a little pre-screening Junkerdash — then again as a follow up to the opening night film. Expect to really get cash-swanked as they […]

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