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50 Foot Challenge

  • Directed by Various
  • United States, 2015, 100 mins.

Northwest Film Center Presents

The 50 Foot Challenge

A 50th Birthday Celebration for Super 8

 

A screening of new Super 8 films by Portland area artists followed by a birthday party. 

Participating filmmakers:

Howard Mitchell – Nathan Williams – Julie Keefe – Sam Pirnak  – Sika Stanton – Zach Weintraub – Sean Whiteman – Pam Minty – Hannah Piper Burns – Becky Meiers – Frances Fagan – Ben Popp – Carl Diehl – David Cress – Miles Sprietsma – Matt Schulte – Alicia J. Rose – Enie Vaisburd – Vanessa Renwick – Christoff Whiteman – Stephanie Hough

Appears in: Northwest Tracking

Genres: Experimental

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