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Peek into the worlds of newts, German browns, ice sheets and grizzlies at the 7th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival “On Tour” on November 8. The night of short film, benefitting southern Oregon’s Rogue Riverkeeper, aims to entertain while encouraging activism toward preserving and protecting the natural environment and

As the full moon rises, the doors will creak open at southern Oregon’s Killer Valley Horror and Comedy Film Festival October 12 and 13. The canvas of gory, mysterious, audacious and humorous film shorts is sure to appease the darkest and lightest realms in everyone.  Filmmaker and event founder, Randy

Coming Attractions founder, John C. Schweiger, had the foresight 30 years ago to set up a week of International films that served as a jumping off point for the Varsity World Film Week of today. From October 4 to 11, there will be 14 films from 11 countries presented. The

Sometimes the bond between human and animal goes to such depths it can break barriers to our understanding. Heartisan Films and Wildlife Images announce the world premiere of Gorilla Girl, a documentary chronicling the life of animal relations specialist, Ann Southcombe, as she gives us an intimate glimpse into the

What is the beef about the wildlands? I attended a showing at the Medford Library of two films, Saving Wellington produced by Greeley Wells and Ed Keller and Walking the Wild Applegate by Tim Lewis. The first film was a documentary recently featured at the Ashland Independent Film Festival. The

It’s not Hollywood, but it’s so Oregon, which is even better, right? No car chases, nobody dies, and no guns. How awesome! Phoenix, Oregon is a fun, low-key “Zen-of-making-pizza-pies” kind of movie with an unusual shoot-out of the bowling kind. This 108-minute flick about hope was produced by Gary and

They’ve got the Lowe’s. They’ve got the fancy off-ramps and an overpass—construction of which slowed traffic on I-5 for what seemed like eons last year. For Rogue Valley residents, we don’t often give Phoenix too much thought as we whiz past on our way to Ashland or Medford. But, the

  Sometimes, being labeled a rebel is a compliment, and when the Ashland Independent Film Festival pins the title, it is definitely something to be proud of. This year’s winners are Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra, a filmmaking duo that shares a passion for the history, story, and especially the

How many times has one heard the phrase, “change is inevitable?” Yet when it comes to the climate change conversation, it’s an inevitability some find difficult to discuss, while others grieve over the knowledge of its in-motion process, and others refuse to embrace it at all. The documentary Voices of

The road has been long and travelled well (in a Porsche 911 and a ’66 Volkswagen Van) from New York to California to Vermont to Wyoming to Canada to Taos and most recently Ashland, Oregon. And wherever Goldman goes, he can’t help himself from making films. “The only thing I