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Documentary Film Workshop

A documentary film workshop hosted by NW Documentary will take place at Mission Theater and Pub, 1624 NW Glisan, on
Friday December 12. $5 donation requested
Student Docs Premiere

Come to McMenamin's Mission Theater & Pub Friday, Dec. 12th at 7 pm for an evening of 100% locally produced short documentaries.

WHEN: Friday, December 12, 7:00 pm
WHERE: Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan
HOW: $5 at the door (21+ only) to support the ongoing educational efforts of NW Documentary, celebrating its fifth year!

Friday December 12, 2008 marks a batch of films produced in the 10-week DIY

Documentary workshop hosted by NW Documentary.

WHEN: Friday, December 12, 7:00 pm

WHERE: Mission Theater, 1624 NW Glisan

Once again will be a medley of colorful characters on the Mission Theater

big screen, such as:

* Portland photographer Cherie Hiser, who's photo career has spanned

more than four decades and has rubbed elbows with the likes of Ansel Adams

and Hunter S. Thompson.

* The director of the Portland's woman's choir "the Monday Music

Club," who shares some of the history of this long-time Portland tradition.

* Portland's famed roller derby star "Apocalipstick," who explains

what it takes to skate and to be a roller girl.

* A group of kids who tell adults exactly how they feel about rules,

punishments, and listening.

* Moya who shares her harrowing first-hand experience of both WWII and

the Hungarian Revolution and coming to terms with the losses in her life.

* The accordion player of NE Sandy Boulevard's famous Rheinlander

restaurant, who is retiring after a "1,000 Song Life."

* Designer and builder of cob earthen houses in Southern Oregon.

* and the players on the Oregon School for the Blind's Goalball team.

The NW Documentary DIY Doc Workshop gives people the chance (and skills) to

create their very own short documentaries. Participants research, write,

direct, shoot and edit their original works. Their 10-week filmmaking

experience culminates in a public screening at the historic Mission Theater,

where participants are encouraged to share their film with their subjects,

families, and friends.

NW Documentary will also release the third DVD of films produced in the

workshops. "Selected Works, Vol. 3" features some of the most creative and

most popular stories from the past couple years.

NW Documentary is a 501c3 non-profit that tells untold stories, teaches

other to tell their stories, and brings community together in the sharing of

significant non-fiction stories. The December 12th screening marks the 15th

completed season of documentary workshops, started in 2003. Workshops

slated for 2009 will include family scrapbook documentary, recording oral

histories, documentaries past and present, as well as a special week of free

audio recording of valentine's stories.

homepage: homepage: http://www,nwdocumentary.org
phone: phone: 503.227.8688
address: address: 115 SW Ash St., Ste.620, Portland