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Reynard Seifart

Reynard Seifart

Deer don’t respect human-made boundaries, whether that is the line between the countryside and Ashland city limits, or looking both ways before crossing a highway. Likewise, deer are not terribly concerned with whether they fall under the jurisdiction of the City of Ashland, or a state agency. But that difference—and

Like filling the barrel of a musket with gunpowder, the SOU Student Film Festival (SOUSFF) packs a mixture of short films into one long program. All told, the festival is actually two barrels worth of programs totaling about an hour and a half of short, student-produced films; some hitting their

Produced by Jay Komarek, Life, Adjusted explores Jay’s work as a chiropractor who adjusts any and all animals, and believes that all creatures can benefit from his mystical ability to clear the nervous system and stimulate cellular healing, as do many other people in the film. But Jay specializes in

  The star of the new film 13 Cameras, Neville Archambault, got his start with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival back in the 1970s, when he was still a high school student at Ashland High. The film recently played theaters in LA and New York, as well as major cities dotting

Oh! Spring! You make me want to sing. Yes, it is that time of year: Birds sing and dance and build nests, as the leaves unfurl around them. The air warms, sweet with flowers calling for the bees. Salmon stretch their sea legs over crisp streams. Rain falls, giving way

Perhaps it’s not surprising that a film named after a David Bowie album manages to flaunt its own refusal to participate in the false dialectics of gay and straight. But Hunky Dory doesn’t dally in conversations about sexuality. Rather, this film takes a stand in the rare dignity afforded its

The Germans have a certain word for the feeling of being alone in the woods: waldeinsamkeit. While Honey Buddies prominently features exactly one German character as well as the German language, the word goes without mention. Probably because the characters, much like us, are never truly alone—even when in the