2015 POWFest Monthly Films

January: Luna Fest

Featuring films directed by Lyn Elliot, Jenny Schweitzer, Kristina Yee, Susana Casares, Susan Béjar, Emily Fraser, Katherine Gorringe, Louisa Bertman, and Amanda Bluglass.

A fundraiser for the Breast Cancer Fund

February: Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower

Directed by Roxana Walker-Canton

Presented in partnership with Black United Fund of Oregon

March: Obvious Child

Directed by Gillian Robespierre

Presented in partnership with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon

April: Trashborn and From the Waste Up

Directed by Isabelle Carbonel and Taina Uitto*

May: India’s Daughter

Directed by Leslee Udwin**

Presented in partnership with Portland Women’s Crisis Line

June: But I’m a Cheerleader

Directed by Jamie Babitt

Presented in partnership with Equalize

July: Jasad and the Queen of Contradictions and Grrlyshow

Directed by Amanda Homsi-Ottosson and Kara Herold

August: Compensation

Directed by Zeinabu irene Davis**

September: Black Girl in Suburbia

Directed by Melissa Lowery*

October: Pet Sematary

Directed by Mary Lambert

November: Home for the Holidays

Directed by Jodie Foster

December: Young Lakota

Directed by Rose Rosenblatt and Marion Lipschutz


* Director in attendance

** Skype Q & A with director following the screening