2020 Oscar® Nominated Shorts

2020 Oscar® Nominated Shorts

5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at Pelican Cinema, 2643 Biehn St., in Klamath Falls, Ore. This is a special opportunity to see the short films nominated for the upcoming 2020 Oscars. These films don’t tend to show in theaters or be easily available for rent, but Klamath Film is bringing them to you on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 at Pelican Cinemas, 5-8 p.m. The short film format tends to allow films to be more adventurous in subject matter and craft…and audiences get to experience a little something for everyone with 10 films, both animated and live action, mashed into…
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Klamath Film Names Kurt Liedtke as New Executive Director

Klamath Film Names Kurt Liedtke as New Executive Director

Liedtke, a Eugene native with 12 years of experience working in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles through various roles in music, film, social media and video games, has worked for two newspaper publications in Southern Oregon -- the Lake County Examiner and the Herald & News -- since relocating to the Klamath Basin. His tenure in the news industry has included work as a journalist, photographer, videographer, copy editor, managing editor, sports editor, commercial drone pilot and social media manager. Alongside Liedtke’s new role as Klamath Film's Executive Director, he will continue to be retained by the Herald &…
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George Lucas’ “THX 1138” with Klamath Falls actor showing Nov. 2, 2019

George Lucas’ “THX 1138” with Klamath Falls actor showing Nov. 2, 2019

5:00pm Saturday November 2, 2019 at Pelican Cinema, 2643 Biehn Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Before “Star Wars”, “American Graffiti” or “Indiana Jones”, Director George Lucas debuted his first feature film with the 1971 dystopian sci-fi thriller “THX 1138”. The film was produced along with Francis Ford Coppola (“The Godfather”, “Apocalypse Now”) as part of a radical new production company created by Lucas, Coppola and other contemporaries to break from the “old” Hollywood studio system. Klamath Falls actor Don Pedro Colley (~50 screen credits including “The Dukes of Hazzard”, “Beneath the Planet of the Apes”) who passed in late 2017,…
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Best of KIFF!

Best of KIFF!

In preparation for the 7th annual Klamath Independent Film Festival (coming September 13-15 in Klamath Falls), you are invited to experience FREE screenings of 15 of the best short films from festivals past! With three different dates and locations to choose from, pick the one that works the best for you and come enjoy a diverse sampling of short films from around Oregon. Seating is first come, first serve so be sure to show up early and claim your seat! Tue. Sep. 3, 2019 6pm at the Klamath County Library, 126 S 3rd Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Wed. Sep.…
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“The City of Your Final Destination” with Director James Ivory

“The City of Your Final Destination” with Director James Ivory

Tuesday August 13, 2019 at The Ross Ragland Theater, 218 N 8th Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Feature film begins at 6pm followed by Q&A with Oscar winner, Director, and Klamath alum James Ivory. Reception with Mr. Ivory in the Ragland lobby prior to the film at 5pm. A Klamath Film and Ross Ragland Theater event presented by SmithBates Marcomm Solutions. When young academic Omar (Omar Metwally) arrives unannounced in the exotic landscape of modern day Uruguay to woo famous deceased writer Jules Gund's family in hopes of convincing the heirs to grant him permission to write an authorized biography…
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Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old”

Peter Jackson’s “They Shall Not Grow Old”

Memorial Day Monday May 27, 2019 at Pelican Cinemas, 2643 Biehn Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Feature film begins at 6pm Presented by SmithBates Marcomm Solutions. On the centenary of the end of First World War, Academy Award-winner Peter Jackson (The Lord of the Rings trilogy) presents an extraordinary new work showing the Great War as you have never seen it. With state of the art technology to restore original archival footage which is more than a 100-years old, Jackson brings to life the people who can best tell this story: the men who were there. After months immersed in…
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“Abducted in Plain Sight” plus Q&A with Skye Borgman

“Abducted in Plain Sight” plus Q&A with Skye Borgman

Saturday April 20, 2019 at Pelican Cinemas, 2643 Biehn Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Feature film begins at 6pm followed by Q&A with filmmaker Skye Borgman Presented by SmithBates Marcomm Solutions "Abducted in Plain Sight" is the stranger-than-fiction story of the Brobergs; a church-going Idaho family that fell under the spell of a sociopathic neighbor who would stop at nothing to be with their twelve-year-old daughter. The documentary chronicles the events surrounding the double abduction of Jan Broberg in the 1970s and tells the story of one family’s struggle with desire, deceit, faith and forgiveness. The Broberg’s troubling admissions reveal…
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2019 Oscar-Nominated Shorts plus Bonus Film!

2019 Oscar-Nominated Shorts plus Bonus Film!

Saturday February 23, 2019 at Pelican Cinemas, 2643 Biehn Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Animated shorts will begin at 5pm, live action shorts to begin at 6:30pm after a short intermission. Both shows included for one ticket!! Presented by SmithBates Marcomm Solutions this is a special opportunity to see the short films nominated for the upcoming 2019 Oscars. These films don't tend to show in theaters or be easily available for rent, but Klamath Film is bringing them to you! The short film format tends to allow films to be more adventurous in subject matter and craft...and audiences get to…
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“Coraline” 10th Anniversary Event for Wildfire Relief

“Coraline” 10th Anniversary Event for Wildfire Relief

7:00pm Friday March 1, 2019 at The Ross Ragland Theater, 218 North 7th Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Presented in part by SmithBates Marcomm Solutions, Travel Oregon and LAIKA, this #OregonMade Film Series screening is part of a 6 city, 10 year anniversary release celebration of a true Oregon classic: "Coraline". Set in Ashland, Hillsboro-based LAIKA's Oscar-nominated animated feature is a wondrous and thrilling, fun and suspenseful adventure. Written by Neil Gaiman and directed by Henry Selick, LAIKA's first animated feature would set the course for three additional Oscar-nominated films: "Paranorman" (2012), "The Boxtrolls" (2014) and "Kubo and the Two…
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Klamath Film Board Members for 2019

Congratulations to David West and Lori Nussbaum who were the top vote getters elected by our general membership to serve as our two member-elected board members for 2019. David and Lori also served throughout 2018. We also want to thank Dylan Acres of Basin Land Rover for his service and enthusiasm during 2018. Dylan has opted to step down but the remainder of our board (Jesse Widener, Brian Ellis, Robin Smith, Ann Cavanaugh, Joelle Harris and Paul Harris) will continue in the new year. Many thanks to all who put their time and energy into Klamath Film during 2018 and…
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