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Wordstock: Film to Page

  • November 10, 2017 – November 11, 2017

Our third year in collaboration with Literary Arts’ Wordstock: Portland’s Book Festival—November 11 at the Portland Art Museum—features two screenings with nationally-renowned writers discussing films that have influenced their work over the years and represents a diverse array of cinematic styles and literary concerns. All screenings will feature an introduction by the author and be followed by a wide-ranging dialogue with a member of the literary community.

The Decameron

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini

The first of three “tales of life"—to be followed by his adaptations of The Canterbury Tales and Arabian Nights—Pasolini’s take

Troop Beverly Hills

Directed by Jeff Kanew

In this ripe-for-rehabilitation classic of 80s pop camp, Shelley Long unforgettably stars as Phyllis Nefler, a spoiled Beverly Hills social butterfly who takes