NW Documentary's Homegrown DocFest

NW Documentary's Homegrown DocFest

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Stories are meant to be shared, and Homegrown DocFest is how NW Documentary shares them. This compelling three-times annual event showcases a series of vibrant short documentaries produced by new filmmakers of NW Documentary at the end of each workshop term. 

This mixture of emergent and established storytelling makes for an exuberant evening of compelling and eye-opening local film!

Stick around for a filmmaker Q&A following the screening.

Tickets are $5 at the door and all sales benefit NW Documentary, a 501(c)3 non-profit that teaches the art of non-fiction storytelling. Visit nwdocumentary.org for more info.

 

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December Films

This Homegrown, we'll be showing the following films:

"And I am going back" by Kristin Bayans

On a journey of reclamation, Matt, a 50-something, learns the true meaning of love as he reconnects with his childhood self and the holiday spirit with the help of his young nephew, Christopher.

"You Can Still Make a Living" by Larry Coonrod

As newspapers struggle to survive one Oregon small town newspaper is thriving thanks to an intense focus on local news.

"Adoption" by Kelly Hansen

A teenager looking for answers sends a Facebook message to her birth-mom.

"Uncaged" by Andru Morgan

A journey into black comic books.

"Erin in Afghanistan" by Margie Pos

Some ways in which one woman’s extemporaneous trip to a war-torn country changed her life. 

"Headwaters Farm Incubator, Cultivating Farms and Future Stewards" by Chelsea White-Brainard

Learn what is being done locally to ensure we have farmers to grow our food.

Plus!

"The Portland Sleestak" by instructor Kia Anne Geraths

&

"The Weight I Carry" by Dylan Welles

*Winner of the Documentary Prize at this year's Gateway Film Festival*


Stick around for a filmmaker Q&A following the screening!

Special Admission

Tickets are $5 at the door and all sales benefit NW Documentary, a 501(c)3 non-profit that teaches the art of non-fiction storytelling.

Advance tickets available now.