KIFF2022: 10th Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival




The Klamath Independent Film Festival continues its run as the leading all-genre, Oregon-centric film festival, presented for the third year both in-person and on-demand/livestreaming!

For the 2022 rendition we plan to be even bigger and better, expanding on last year's virtual offerings and more. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing we are closely monitoring theater restrictions, but plan to continue our hybrid online festival presentation while bringing back our opening night street festival. The ever-popular custom awards designed by local artists in the Southern Cascade Woodcrafters Guild will also return in 2022, along with a few new surprises.

The 2022 Klamath Independent Film Festival will once again be held at The Ross Ragland Theater in Klamath Falls, Ore., Sept. 16-18, 2022. Activities will include an opening Friday street festival, a day of feature films on Saturday, and a full slate of shorts on Sunday culminating with our festival awards.

Every on-stage event will be livestreamed, and all films will be available to view on-demand for a limited time after the festival with exclusive filmmaker Q&As online - all thanks to the Eventive Virtual Festival platform. Watch the entire festival from the comfort of home via computer, tablet, phone, Apple TV, or Roku.

Celebrating, growing, and bringing attention to filmmakers is our primary purpose. We program and award Northern and Southern films separately in order to give the greatest opportunity for filmmakers to be seen and recognized for their work. We aim to pass our success back to filmmakers through awards and promotion, both of which increase as our success increases.

KIFF2022 will feature $5,000 in prize money!

Southern films: shot predominantly in, or by residents of Oregon (and California counties on the Oregon/California border):
- Jury Grand Prize Feature $1,000
- Jury Grand Prize Short $600
- Jury Runner Up Short $400
- Jury 2nd Runner Up Short $300
- Jury Best K-12 Student Short $200
Northern films: shot predominantly in, or by residents of the remainder of the State of Oregon:
- Jury Grand Prize Feature $1,000
- Jury Grand Prize Short $600
- Jury Runner Up Short $400
- Jury 2nd Runner Up Short $300
- Jury Best K-12 Student Short $200

All submitters, regardless of whether their film is selected for the festival or not, are entitled to two (2) free Weekend Passes (Saturday/Sunday), in order to bring filmmakers together and encourage them to meet/network/see each other's work!


2022 KIFF TICKET STRUCTURE

Under 18 free

$15 Friday pass – food and drinks available 

$25 Saturday all day

$25 Sunday all day

$40 Weekend pass

$50 Full festival pass (includes livestream access)

$40 LIVESTREAMING PASS

50% off with Klamath Film membership

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BARRING STATE MANDATES OR DRASTIC CHANGES IN CURRENT CIRCUMSTANCES, THE 2022 KLAMATH INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL WILL STILL TAKE PLACE IN SEPT. 16-18 2022 AT THE ROSS RAGLAND THEATER / ONLINE.

If you plan to attend in-person be prepared to:
1) KLAMATH FILM ENCOURAGES EVERYONE TO GET A COVID-19 VACCINE IF YOU HAVE NOT ALREADY DONE SO, AND RECOMMEND THAT ANYONE PLANNING TO ATTEND GETS A COVID TEST WITHIN 72 HOURS PRIOR TO ATTENDING.
2) THE KLAMATH INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL WILL ADHERE TO CURRENT COVID-19 PROTOCOLS AT THE ROSS RAGLAND THEATER AT THE TIME OF THE FESTIVAL.
3) BEFORE FINALIZING PURCHASE OF AN IN-PERSON TICKET EVERY ATTENDEE MUST AGREE TO AND COMPLY WITH A WAIVER LISTING IN DETAIL THIS PUBLISHED COVID-19 POLICY FOR KIFF2022. THOSE WHO REFUSE TO ACCEPT THE WAIVER WILL BE DENIED ENTRY.
For those who do not want to comply with these rules please consider an online pass to enjoy KIFF2022 from the comfort of home.

LODGING RECOMMENDATIONS

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES (click to visit website)

The Fairfield Inn & Suites is located in downtown Klamath Falls, less than one mile from the Ross Ragland Theater where the festival begins and ends, alongside the banks of Lake Ewauna. It features an indoor pool, gym, business center, breakfast, and more.

15% discount for attendees who call in their reservation and mention the festival.
   
RUNNING Y RANCH RESORT (click to view website)

Running Y Ranch Resort is a full resort community located off Highway 140 West about 15 minutes out of Klamath Falls. Running Y features restaurants, a spa, grocery store, the only Arnold Palmer designed golf course in the state, a covered outdoor ice rink in Winter, and more. Running Y is Klamath's upscale resort experience, but very reasonably priced.

   

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KIFF2022 Schedule

*Street Festival begins at 4 p.m.
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ROSS RAGLAND THEATER
Friday September 16, 2022 - Opening Night Street Party and Film
ROSS RAGLAND THEATER
Saturday September 17, 2022 - Features
ROSS RAGLAND THEATER
Sunday September 18, 2022 - Shorts and Awards
  • 10:30 am - K-12 Student Films
  • "The Great Race"
  • "WHAT News"
  • "Four Tracks"
  • "Fire Season"
  • "11 am - K-12 Student Film Q&A (livestreaming)"
  • 11:30 a.m. - Local Ties Films
  • "Squirrelly Puzzling"
  • "We're Still Here: the termination & restoration of the Klamath Tribes"
  • "Eyes in the Dark"
  • "The Private Dance"
  • "Priest"
  • "12:20 p.m. - Local Ties Block Q&A (livestreaming)"
  • 1:00 p.m. - PTSD Perspective Films
  • "The Ghosts They Carry"
  • "Soldier"
  • "1:45 p.m. - PTSD Perspective Films Panel Discussion (livestreaming)"
  • 2:30 p.m. - Enlightening Experiences Films
  • "You Go Girl!"
  • "Camp Yoshi"
  • "On The Edge"
  • "Catch & Release"
  • "Boarding Schools: Truth, Reckoning & Healing"
  • "3:30 p.m. - Enlightening Experiences Films Group Q&A (livestreaming)"
  • 4:00 p.m. - Twisted Films
  • "Security Plan"
  • "Writer's Retreat"
  • "Shop at the Edge of Town"
  • "After the Beep"
  • "Forfeit"
  • "4:45 p.m. - Twisted Films Group Q&A (livestreaming)"
  • 5:15 p.m. - Funny & Lighthearted Films
  • "Steve & Steve"
  • "Crouching Comic"
  • "It's a Little High Up"
  • "Zombies Like to Watch"
  • "5:45 p.m. - Funny & Lighthearted Films Group Q&A (livestreaming)"
  • 6:15 p.m. - Something Different Films
  • "Vlad & Nick"
  • "Something Different: Puppeteers For Fears"
  • "Bring the Salmon Home"
  • "5:45 p.m. - Something Different Films Group Q&A (livestreaming)"
  • 7:15 pm - KIFF2022 Awards (livestreaming)
  • KIFF2022 Program Details

    ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

    FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 - OPENING NIGHT STREET FESTIVAL AND FEATURE FILM "NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE" + CAST REUNION AND TOGA COSTUME CONTEST

    *Street Party and films via Friday Pass or Festival Pass. No streaming option for "National Lampoon's Animal House." Includes screening of documentary "Animal House of Blues" and presentation by Animal House Casting Director Katherine Wilson. On-stage toga costume contest and SHOUT dance-off. Film virtual cast reunion following screening."

    OPENING NIGHT KICKOFF PARTY

    *via Festival Pass or Friday Evening Pass only

    4:00pm FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Help us kick off KIFF2022 with food trucks, a beer garden, music courtesy Retro Room Records, and the showing of two films: "Animal House of Blues" (making-of documentary) and "National Lampoon's Animal House." Plus a special presentation by Animal House Casting Director Katherine Wilson, and a virtual cast reunion after the film. Meet our sponsors, Klamath Film Board of Directors, and engage our filmmakers about their work.

    There will be meat, veggie, and vegan options courtesy of on-site food trucks. Entry to the street party is covered by a Festival Pass or Friday Pass.

    The street party will be followed by an introduction to the festival and our opening feature film.

    4 pm FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER (OUTSIDE&LOBBY)

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    A making-of documentary about National Lampoon's Animal House - created by the film's casting director Katherine Wilson originally as an OPB special.

    Directed by Katherine Wilson. Filmed in Eugene, Oregon.

    runtime: 56 min.

    NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE

    Directed by John Landis - Eugene, OR

    4 pm FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 16, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER (OUTSIDE&LOBBY)

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    Considered the greatest comedy of all-time, filmed at the University of Oregon, relive the Delta's.

    Di college experience in the 1960s at Faber College. On-stage toga costume contest and SHOUT dance-off. Virtual cast reunion afterwards. Directed by John Landis. Filmed in Eugene/Cottage Grove in 1977.

    runtime: 1 hour 49 min.

    9:15 p.m. - 44th anniversary NATIONAL LAMPOON'S ANIMAL HOUSE cast reunion (livestreaming)

    ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

    SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - KIFF2022 FEATURES

    *via Festival Pass, Weekend Pass, Saturday Pass, or online pass

    LOSING ADDISON

    Directed by Martin Bannon Beaudet - Damascus, OR

    10:30 am SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Les McCubbin spent his whole life in his twin brother Addison's shadow. When Addison severs their psychic connection, Les doesn't just lose his brother - he begins to lose himself.

    Directed by Martin Bannon Beaudet. Filmed in Portland, Oregon.

    Film cast/crew Q&A on-stage and livestreaming at 12:00 p.m.

    runtime: 1 hour 30 min.

    MODOC NATION: AN UNTOLD STORY OF SURVIVAL

    Directed by Stephen Higginbotham - Marion, IN

    12:30 pm SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Modoc Nation: An Untold Story of Survival features first-hand accounts from the descendants of the Modoc War survivors, breathtaking footage of the California Lava Beds, wildlife native to the traditional Modoc lands, and an original score. This film shares a fresh perspective on the aftermath of the tragic Modoc War, and how the descendants fought to create a new legacy of survival and hope.

    Directed by Stephen Higginbotham. Filmed in Oregon, Oklahoma.

    Director Q&A livestreaming at 1:30 p.m.

    runtime: 57 min.

    1:30 p.m. - Modoc/Klamath Tribes experience panel discussion featuring filmmakers, tribal members and historians (1 hour)

    THIS IS THEIR LAND

    Directed by Michael O'Leary - Los Angeles, CA

    2:15 pm SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    The Modoc War of 1872 to 1873 was a conflict that occurred between the people of the Modoc tribe, and the United States army in today’s Northern California and Southern Oregon. For nearly seven months, a small group of Modoc families was able to hold off hundreds of U.S. soldiers from entering their stronghold by using their understanding of the environment of the lava beds, their homeland, to their advantage. Our story follows the brave Modoc Civic Leader, Captain Jack as he negotiates for peace in his homeland against the U.S. army, and the choices and sacrifices he is forced to make for the sake of his people.

    Directed by Michael O'Leary. Filmed in Tulelake, CA.

    Director Q&A livestreaming at 1:30 p.m.

    runtime: 15 min.

    THE LOST SALMON

    Directed by Shane Anderson - Portland, OR

    2:30 pm SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A documentary focused on the disappearance of salmon on the Pacific Coast, and steps that can be taken to keep the species alive. Filmed in Klamath County, OR and northern California.

    Director Q&A livestreaming at 3:30 p.m.

    runtime: 59 min.

    BECAUSE WE'RE FAMILY

    Directed by Angela Teresa Stern, Christine Nyhart - Portland, OR

    4 pm SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Dysfunctional siblings reunite to witness the cremation of their mother. Back under one roof for the holidays, all decency is lost when a feud over her ashes tests the boundaries of family and a Christmas Eve tradition becomes difficult to digest.

    Directed by Teresa Stern, Christine Nyhart. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    Director Q&A livestreaming at 5:30 p.m.

    runtime: 1 hour 30 min.

    BRIDE & ZOOM

    Directed by A.R. Nicholas - Portland, OR

    5:45 pm SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    On the eve of her wedding, the bride finds out her sperm donor daddy never made the deposit Mom said he did.

    Directed by A.R. Nicholas. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    Director Q&A livestreaming at 7 p.m.

    runtime: 1 hour 8 min.

    DUPLICITY

    Directed by A.R. Nicholas - Portland, OR

    7:15 pm SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    It is a cold winter's day. A group of individuals gather at the home of renowned lawyer Jonathan Agnew. They have all been summoned by Agnew himself, yet none of them know why. When the individuals enter the house they are shocked to discover Jonathan Agnew dead on the floor. The cause of death is unclear. In Agnew's right hand is his phone, with the last call being 911. Who dunnit

    Directed by Nick Alexander. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    Director Q&A livestreaming at 7:45 p.m.

    runtime: 30 min.

    ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

    SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - KIFF2022 SHORTS

    *via Festival Pass, Weekend Pass, Sunday Pass, or online pass

    K-12 STUDENT FILMS

    K-12 Group Q&A at 11:15 a.m. (livestreaming)

    WHAT NEWS

    Directed by Jaelle Belau - Klamath Falls, OR

    10:15 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    What happens when the teleprompter suffers a bad case of predictive text at a news station?

    Directed by Jaelle Belau. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    FOUR TRACKS

    Directed by Kian Doughty - Portland, OR

    10:20 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    18-year old songwriter Carl Luers reflects on his artistic journey as he enters a new stage of life.

    Directed by Kian Doughty. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 4 min.

    THE GREAT RACE

    Directed by Kurt Liedtke - Klamath Falls, OR

    10:25 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Group project by the 2022 Klamath Film Youth Film Fellowship summer film camp. Things get silly when a great foot race is held.

    Directed by Kurt Liedtke. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 4 min.

    STUDENT FILM TBD

    Directed by - Klamath Falls, OR

    10:30 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Student film TBD

    Directed by . Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    STUDENT FILM TBD

    Directed by - Klamath Falls, OR

    10:35 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Student film TBD

    Directed by . Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 4 min.

    STUDENT FILM TBD

    Directed by - Klamath Falls, OR

    10:40 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Student film TBD

    Directed by . Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 4 min.

    STUDENT FILM TBD

    Directed by - Klamath Falls, OR

    10:45 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Student film TBD

    Directed by . Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 4 min.

    FIRE SEASON

    Directed by Linnea Gebauer - Klamath Falls, OR

    11:00 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A reflective look at the catastrophic effect of forest fires from a student's perspective.

    Directed by Linnea Gebauer. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 7 min.

    LOCAL TIES FILMS

    Family-Friendly Group Q&A at 12:20 p.m. (livestreaming)

    SQUIRRELLY PUZZLING

    Directed by Lori Nussbaum - Klamath Falls, OR

    11:30 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A heartwarming and funny tale of squirrels and a jigsaw puzzle.

    Directed by Lori Nussbaum. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    WE'RE STILL HERE: THE TERMINATION & RESTORATION OF KLAMATH TRIBES

    Directed by Michelle Alvarado - Bend, OR

    11:35 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A profile of Klamath Tribes long history from termination to restoring tribal recognition.

    Directed by Michelle Alvarado. Filmed in Chiloquin, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    EYES IN THE DARK

    Directed by Sean C. Johnson - Klamath Falls, OR

    11:35 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    As a lone blind traveler makes his way through the lands, A group of bandits try to put an end to his journey. However, they're in for quite a surprise they did not expect.

    Directed by Sean C. Johnson. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    THE PRIVATE DANCE

    Directed by Ray Nomoto Robison - Klamath Falls, OR

    11:50 am SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Marla's life has never been easy and recent years have proved to be very trying. She is emotionally drained when one night she decides to do something totally out of character to give herself an uplifting experience and memory. (CAUTION: includes nudity)

    Directed by Ray Nomoto Robison. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 10 min.

    PRIEST

    Directed by Jon Garcia - Portland, OR

    12:00 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Out of uniform and in casual attire, a Priest is visiting a member from his church at their home. While cutting it up and sharing stories we begin to see that he has a different past of that of a Priest.

    Directed by Jon Garcia. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 15 min.

    PTSD PERSPECTIVE FILMS

    Group Q&A and PTSD panel discussion at 1:45 p.m. (livestreaming)

    THE GHOSTS THEY CARRY

    Directed by Pat McAbery - Welches, OR

    1:00 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    First responders experience the very worst in what life can bring. They all carry scars of their service, but some can't overcome. First responders are more likely to die by their own hand than in the line of duty, double the rate of the regular population. This documentary features three views, the story of a family's unsuccessful attempt to save their patriarch from himself, of a first responder who didn't feel life was worth living, and a nationally renowned counselor who specializes in working with first responders and their unique mental health treatment needs.

    Directed by Pat McAbery. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 21 min.

    SOLDIER

    Directed by Justin Zimmerman - Portland, OR

    1:25 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    SOLDIER focuses on Daniel Krug: a heroic firefighter, father of five, SWAT trainer and armored combat enthusiast. Daniel is also a former sniper, with ten years of combat, security, rescue and recovery experience in Iraq. And over the past decade, he's lost 11 of his close military friends - and almost lost himself - to PTSD.

    Directed by Justin Zimmerman. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 22 min.

    ENLIGHTENING EXPERIENCES FILMS

    Enlightening Experiences Films group Q&A 3:30 p.m. (livestreaming)

    YOU GO GIRL!

    Directed by Shariffa Ali - New York, NY

    2:30 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Audrey, a New York City comedian who can make a joke of any situation, faces a staggering challenge in the beautiful mountains of Oregon. Can this city woman overcome her fears and rise?

    Directed by Shariffa Ali. Filmed in Ashland, OR.

    runtime: 13 min.

    CAMP YOSHI

    Directed by Faith E. Briggs - Portland, OR

    2:45 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    After moving to Oregon and falling in love with the ability to explore the outdoors with ease with his wife and two kids, Rashad Frazier knew he had to extend the invitation to others. Driven by the magic of his experiences, his background as a chef, and his love of good food and connecting people to incredible places that open up to conversation, he created Camp Yoshi, which curates custom outdoor adventures centered around shared meals and shared experience with the goal of creating a space for Black people and allies to unplug and in turn reconnect with the wilderness.

    Directed by Faith E. Briggs. Filmed in Astoria, OR.

    runtime: 10 min.

    ON THE EDGE

    Directed by Katie Falkenberg - Portland, OR

    2:55 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Five women set out on an eight day, 65-mile packrafting journey deep in the wilderness of Montana. Stunning scenery, challenging terrain, heavy packs, and extreme remoteness bring the group to their physical edge. A trip inspired by self growth, adventure, and world class Westslope cutthroat trout fishing, quickly evolves into a deeper exploration of how we are on the edge of a new climate era, leading them to question what the future of conservation and ethical wilderness recreation will look like in a rapidly changing climate.

    Directed by Katie Falkenberg. Filmed in Montana.

    runtime: 13 min.

    CATCH AND RELEASE

    Directed by A.R. Nicholas - Portland, OR

    3:05 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Estranged siblings set off for a day of fishing and to make plans for their aged mother. One wants to talk but the other's stuck; until one makes an unusual catch.

    Directed by A.R. Nicholas. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 8 min.

    BOARDING SCHOOLS: Truth, Reckoning & Healing the Klamath Tribes

    Directed by Michelle Alvarado - Bend, OR

    3:15 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A history of Native American boarding schools.

    Directed by Michelle Alvarado. Filmed in Chiloquin, OR.

    runtime: 8 min.

    TWISTED FILMS

    Twisted Films group Q&A 4:45 p.m. (livestreaming)

    SECURITY PLAN

    Directed by Jeremy Evan Taylor - Redmond, OR

    3:15 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A man who recently got out of jail makes a late-night visit to his brother's business to discuss a plan to get his life back on track.

    Directed by Jeremy Evan Taylor. Filmed in Bend, OR.

    runtime: 9 min.

    WRITER'S RETREAT

    Directed by Cosmo Spada - Portland, OR

    4:10 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Against the backdrop of an isolated snowy cabin, a Writer grapples with the personification of his inner Critic. Writer's Retreat is about the psyche of the artist when overcoming creative inhibitions.

    Directed by Cosmo Spada. Filmed in Bend, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    SHOP AT THE EDGE OF TOWN

    Directed by Cailin Tamplin - Portland, OR

    4:15 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Trapped in eternal night, a lone shopkeeper attempts to close when a ghoulish harbinger enters.

    Directed by Cailin Tamplin. Filmed in Medford, OR.

    runtime: 10 min.

    AFTER THE BEEP

    Directed by Daniel Klamerus, Jared Waters - Portland, OR

    4:30 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Trapped in eternal night, a lone shopkeeper attempts to close when a ghoulish harbinger enters.

    Directed by Daniel Klamerus, Jared Waters. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 5 min.

    FORFEIT

    Directed by Mychal Sargent - Eugene, OR

    4:30 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A young police officer in training must conduct a civil forfeiture during a traffic stop. Things escalate when he suspects the driver is hiding more than just cash.

    Directed by Mychal Sargent. Filmed in Eugene, OR.

    runtime: 9 min.

    FUNNY & LIGHTHEARTED FILMS

    Funny & Lighthearted Films group Q&A 5:45 p.m. (livestreaming)

    STEVE & STEVE

    Directed by Merve Caydere - Tualatin, OR

    5:15 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Steve experiences an existential crisis as he struggles to express his individuality in a society that rewards conformity. With shades of Waiting for Godot, Steve & Steve comically explores an individual’s need to feel unique in an indifferent universe.

    Directed by Merve Caydere. Filmed in Tualatin, OR.

    runtime: 9 min.

    CROUCHING COMIC

    Directed by Alberta Poon - Portland, OR

    5:25 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A surreal act unfolds as an Asian-American comedian battles her insecurities manifesting across her apartment before an open mic.

    Directed by Alberta Poon. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 11 min.

    IT'S A LITTLE HIGH UP

    Directed by Rollyn Stafford - Portland, OR

    5:35 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Morgan agrees to give Daniel her vice in exchange for a heart.

    Directed by Rollyn Stafford. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 3 min.

    ZOMBIES LIKE TO WATCH

    Directed by Rollyn Stafford - Portland, OR

    5:40 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    It was a great first date, but Brian doesn't know that Lucy has a very particular kink.

    Directed by Rollyn Stafford. Filmed in Portland, OR.

    runtime: 7 min.

    SOMETHING DIFFERENT FILMS

    Something Different Films group Q&A 6:55 p.m. (livestreaming)

    VLAD AND NICK

    Directed by Taylor Morden - Eugene, OR

    6:15 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    On Christmas eve, an aging vampire recounts his adventures with an old friend.

    Directed by Taylor Morden. Filmed in Eugene, OR.

    runtime: 7 min.

    SOMETHING DIFFERENT: PUPPETEERS FOR FEARS

    Directed by Ross Williams - Ashland, OR

    6:25 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    A short documentary about Puppeteers for Fears, an Ashland, Oregon based theater company specializing in original puppet horror/sci-fi musical comedy. They’ve performed such shows as “Cattle Mutilation: The Musical”, “Cthulhu: The Musical”, “The Trilogy of Terror!”, and “Robopocalypse: The Musical”. They are a wholly unique theater-going experience.

    Directed by Ross Williams. Filmed in Ashland, OR.

    runtime: 15 min.

    BRING THE SALMON HOME

    Directed by Shane Anderson - Portland, OR

    6:40 pm SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2022 - ROSS RAGLAND THEATER

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    Bring the Salmon Home captures the emotions, courage, and determination of Klamath River tribal communities as they host a 300+ mile run from ocean to headwaters to cultivate support for the biggest river restoration project in history – the removal of four Klamath River dams. The Klamath Salmon Run began in 2003, a year after dams, diversions, and drought led to a traumatizing fish kill that littered the banks of the Klamath with dead salmon for miles. Now, a historic drought grips the basin further stressing communities and fisheries. Started by local youth, the event has become an important way for the many small communities along this remote river in far northern California to find solidarity in the struggle to protect their salmon and their way of life. With regulators poised to approve dam removal plans later this year, runners are now racing into a future of hope and optimism.

    Directed by Shane Anderson. Filmed in Klamath Falls, OR.

    runtime: 14 min.