In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre has opened a first-of-its-kind free 17-seat microcinema at Portland International Airport, showcasing short films by Oregon filmmakers. The airport microcinema is located after security in the airport's C Concourse.
Are you a filmmaker interested in having your work shown? To be considered, films must be 10 minutes or shorter in length and appropriate for a general audience. Films must be created by an Oregon artist or feature issues relating to Oregon or the Pacific Northwest. Learn more!
THE FLASH MOVIE
Elias Packwood, director
Five-year-old debut filmmaker Elias Packwood invents an origin story for the Flash.
Lathen Gorbett, director
Ollie is a boy who is different than other boys, but is also just like other boys. With modern science and innovation on his side, he's still just Ollie.
Derek Weber, director
A short documentary about the passenger bridges that span the Willamette River in Portland Oregon. Learn the history or each bridge from when it was constructed to how many passengers use it. Shot entirely with a drone.
Mark Smith, director
Two adventurous lemurs navigate their dirigibles halfway around the world to a place where happenstance and fate threaten to disrupt their reunion.
Ann Powers, director
From humble beginnings in India, to a master's degree in engineering at Cornell University and a cush job with Intel, Prashant Kakad gives it all up to follow his dream... Bollywood style. Watch how DJ Prashant gets the party started around the world with Jai Ho!
STAR WARS: EPISODE AT ALDERAAN
Elias Packwood, director
Five-year-old debut filmmaker Elias Packwood recounts a skirmish in a galaxy far, far away.
Alberta Poon, director
An entryway into the world of plant magic and earth fantasy. A musical journey through mystical lands of synth waves and vibrations.
KENTON WOMEN'S VILLAGE: VILLAGE BUILDING
Zach Putnam, director
Searching for innovative solutions to Portland's worsening housing crisis, a community comes together to try something new for their most vulnerable neighbors.
TOO CLOSE TO THE SUN
Ashleigh Flynn & the Riveters
In the music video for their song about the character Icarus from Greek Mythology, this Portland-based band opted to have some fun visually interpreting a more contemporary "flying story gone wrong" – that of cult hero Lawn Chair Larry. The result aims to celebrate the dreamer mentality and what is unorthodoxly possible, while also loosely suggesting "don't try this at home."
ROCKY INTERTIDAL ZONES
Irene Tejaratchi Hess, director
From the Neskowin Ghost Forest to the Devil's Punchbowl, a young boy explores the rocky intertidal zones of the Oregon Coast. Traveling with toys and art materials, he offers insights on the tide pool ecosystem, as well as on prehistoric life.
THE URBAN BIRDER
Tarin Jordan, director
Follow Richard Cavell as he conducts a never before seen experiment involving bird watching, a ghilie suit and a bottle of whiskey!
This project was made possible with the generous support of many partners and funders:
Access Networks, Alchemy of Design, AV Pro Store, A.Wordsmith, Blue Chalk, Brace and Bit, Crestron, Digital One, FLIR, Iron Triangle, JH Frank Construction, Joel Hamberg Painting, Josh Lunden, KPFF, Middle Atlantic, Milestone AV Technologies, MM Innovations, PAE, Planar/Leyard, Potestio Studio, Rejuvenation, Sherwin-Williams Paint, Stewart Filmscreen, Wire World, ZGF Architects
Funding support provided by:
The Fred W. Fields Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, Travel Oregon, Oregon Arts Commission, Oregon Cultural Trust, HouseSpecial, and Calligram Foundation