(90 Minutes | Photo by Richard Herskowitz, Ashland Independent Film Festival) The Ashland Independent Film Festival is expanding Varsity World Film Week, its annual fall festival of new international films, into a two-week Varsity World Film Weeks – Virtual Edition. The festival will run online from October 2-15 via the organization’s website: ashlandfilm.org, and is…

(Images | Courtesy of BendFilm) 17th Annual BendFilm Festival Set to Run October 8-25, 2020 BendFilm Will Present More Than 100 Independent Films Available to Stream, Drive-In Screenings and Virtual Filmmaker Discussions BendFilm announced 26 feature films selected to screen in competition at the 17th annual BendFilm Festival running October 8-25, 2020.  BendFilm will continue…

(Photo | Courtesy of BendFilm) We will be hosting our weekly tradition of **surprise** screenings of three different genres and a classic title each Monday! All screenings at 8pm outside the Tin Pan Theater in Tin Pan Alley.  TONIGHT: The Big Lebowski! We’re bumping our usual RomCom to make space for The Dude. Costume contest begins at 7pm, White Russians start flowing…

Cascades Teen Theatre, a Cascades Theatrical Company (CTC) program, has opened their fall sessions. Cascades Teen Theatre provides programming that challenges teens to develop their self-confidence, imagination and empathy by supporting their growth through teamwork and creative thinking. Their mission is to create a positive experience and participation in the performing arts to help nurture…

(Photo | Courtesy of BendFilm) BendFilm announced the artists selected to share their experience and help mentor emerging filmmakers breaking into the industry as part of BendFilm’s First Features during the 17th annual BendFilm Festival. Honorees include: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck and Andrew Bujalski. BendFilm will host the 17th annual BendFilm Festival with a reimagined…

The Old Mill District in Bend is excited to welcome prestige omni-retailer Sephora to its growing list of retailers, and to announce that Regal Cinemas will reopen that same day, Friday, August 28. Sephora will be located at 425 SW Powerhouse Drive, Suite 302 on the river side of the Old Mill District. Regal Cinemas…

(Photo | Courtesy of Quiver Distribution) Synopsis: In 1966, single-mother Helen Reddy (Tilda Cobham-Hervey) leaves her old life in Australia for New York and stardom, only to find that the industry’s male gatekeepers don’t take her seriously. Helen finds an encouraging friend in legendary rock journalist Lillian Roxon (Danielle Macdonald), who becomes her closest confidant….