POW Film Fest

Portland, OR
Film Festival


Founded in 2008, the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POW Film Fest) is Portland’s premiere film festival showcasing films directed by women, women-identified and non-binary filmmakers.

Now in its 12th year, the festival proudly highlights the work of some of today’s brightest directors and honors the pioneers who paved the way for the next generation of filmmakers.

The Festival has had the honor of hosting a variety of emerging filmmakers and accomplished directors including Allison Anders, Irene Taylor-Brodsky, Kathryn Bigelow, Cheryl Dunye, Gillian Armstrong, Amy Heckerling, Penelope Spheeris, Ondi Timoner, Joanna Priestley, Catherine Hardwicke, and Barbara Kopple.



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