Posts by Kelly Kend

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WIF member Julie Perini on her film Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, OR

Filmmakers Julie Perini, Jodi Darby, and Erin Yanke are using Kickstarter to finish the documentary film, Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon. Below is a statement they’ve provided about their campaign. Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland Oregon explores Portland’s unique history of policing, race relations and community resistance from the 1960s to […]

Beth Federici (on left) with America’s First Food Producer, Kathleen Squires at the James Beard Awards 2013.

WIF-PDX Member interview: Beth Federici

Q: What do you currently do within the media industry? I have worn many media hats over the last 23 years. I am currently directing and co-producing a feature documentary called “America’s First Foodie: the Incredible Life of James Beard”. We have been running a Kickstarter campaign that will end on November 6th which will […]


A look into Foxtrot Films Hermitage Revealed, from WFTV in the UK

Foxtrot Films has clocked up an impressive roll call of credits over the years producing arts films such as the Royal Paintbox with Prince Charles and Looking for Lowry featuring Ian McKellen and Noel Gallagher.  This autumn they are releasing their latest documentary feature, Hermitage Revealed. Director, Margy Kinmonth and Producer, Maureen Murray who jointly […]

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Seeking New Board Members

It’s time to elect FOUR  new board members to Women in Film Portland! #165515133 / Women in Film Portland is a membership organization that is managed solely by a strong working board – a group of media professionals who have participated in WIF and who care deeply about its ability to thrive and continue […]


Women’s Vision Grant due in 2 weeks!!

Only two weeks left to submit your grant proposal for the 2014 Women’s Vision Grant! If you haven’t already, visit our Grants to download an application and learn more. Want feedback on your project? Feedback is critical for any creative effort. It’s the way we, as filmmakers and artists, get a glimpse of how our […]


Arbuthnot’s Dryland Harvests Rave Reviews

Upon completion of Dryland, a feature documentary by WIF Portland member Sue Arbuthnot, with partner Richard Wilhelm, was called “The Best Movie About Coming of Age and Crashing Combines You’ll Ever See” and “a bittersweet and beautiful new film” by Modern Farmer magazine. Sue and Richard premiered the film at the 2014 Big Sky Documentary […]