Best of the 40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

The Best of the 40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival touring program presents a carefully selected cross-section of the state of filmmaking in the Northwest. The Northwest Film Center presents this showcase to bring the filmmakers wider exposure and to offer this independent regional work to venues large and small. [box]The presentation will take place at The Stage […]

2014 Short Film Selections

Eastern Oregon Film Festival is pleased to announce the official short film selections for #EOFF2014. These powerful short works will preface the 2014 feature selections.


Directed by Elaine McMillion Sheldon [box] Interactive documentary. 30 short films. 4 hours total. Entire video collection >> Website: [/box] Hollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County, W.Va. Hollow combines video portraits, data visualizations, photography, […]


AU (pronounced “Ay-you”) is the work of multi-instrumentalist Luke Wyland with Dana Valatka on drums and Holland Andrews on vox and clarinet. Begun while Luke was finishing up his art degree in 2005, they’ve since been touring the US and Europe extensively. Their live show is wild and heavily rhythmic, bouncing between extremes of cacophony […]


This year’s Eastern Oregon Film Festival will host an unprecedented cast of musicians and bands, carefully selected from the cities, towns, nooks and crannies of our beloved, abundant Northwest music scene. From Thursday’s starting gun to Sunday’s final hour, the dedicated festival-goer has the opportunity to behold twelve different acts, ranging from the simple, arresting […]


Eastern Oregon Film Festival is proud to present it’s fifth edition — #EOFF2014. The festival will kick off Thursday, February 20, and run through Saturday, February 22. A decompression gathering with music, skiing, and snowboarding will take place Sunday, February 23 at Anthony Lakes Ski Resort. The opening night short film is Bernardo Britto’s YEARBOOK, […]


Careening from desert ghost songs to crashing super-fuzz riffs, live shows take on the pulsing communal sweat of a round-the-fire dance rite; albums the feel of ancient alien radio. This intimately pounding brand of garage soul is dirty, sloppy and, ya know, fun. “Sun Blood Stories: Imagine Bobbie Gentry’s haunting vocals on the classic “Ode […]


Sum People is a ska/reggae/rock band formed in Eastern Oregon circa 2008. The band consists of (from left to right): Travis Moran (Drums), Matthew Deboodt (trombone, keys), Scott Nearing (Lead vocals, guitar), Jacob Jensen (bass), and Kailey VanOcker (trumpet, guitar). Their new EP consists of 4 original tracks recorded in the basement of Scott Nearing’s home by […]

Funding Success : #EOFF2014 Cleared for Launch

On January 15th, 2014 EOFF supporters participated in the annual sneak peek fundraiser party held at the Art Center at the Old Library.  The evening included choice food from La Grande’s Golden Crown Restaurant,  Terminal Gravity in the bottle, a raffle, a live auction, and marked the festival pass sale release. The event entertained over […]


Mark your calendars for FEBRUARY 20-22, 2014 for the 5th Annual Eastern Oregon Film Festival in beautiful La Grande, Oregon. IT TAKES A VILLAGE TO RAISE A FILM FESTIVAL EOFF provides a quality of life component to our valley that is essential in attracting visitors, professionals, and businesses to the Grande Ronde Valley– in addition to stoking community passion […]