PORTLAND OREGON WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL (POW FEST) ANNOUNCES 2011 PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

After months of jurying over 400 films from female filmmakers from around the world, the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (a.k.a. POW Fest) is pleased to announce the programming highlights planned for its fourth annual festival scheduled to take place March 9 – 13, 2011. “I am always thrilled after the POWFest schedule comes together to see the amazing talent of women filmmakers. We strive to showcase not only women who have been working for many years, the true pioneers in women-created cinema, but also those who are just getting their start. Every year our festival grows, building on the year past, and truly creating a collective hub of women,” shared Tara L. Johnson Medinger, POWFest Executive Director. For a complete list of programming and schedule details, visit www.powfest.com.

Opening Night – Wednesday, March 9th, 2011, 7pm – Hollywood Theatre

Join us for the world premiere of THREE VEILS, a compelling drama about three young Middle-Eastern women living in the U.S; each with her own controversial and personal story, by Arab-American and Portland native, Rolla Selbak. Selbak was the recipient of a 2008 Faerie Godmother Fund grant and will be on hand to discuss the film. Immediately following the screening and Director’s discussion, join the Opening Night Party hosted by @Large Films located at 807 NE Couch St., Portland. Free with THREE VEILS ticket stub or POW Fest Festival Pass.

Siren Nation is a proud sponsor of the 2011 POW Fest!

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