Kicking Off BendFilm Festival

Kicking Off BendFilm Festival


Sagebrush Sisters, a Wahoo Films’ production, will be kicking off the 13th annual BendFilm Festival at the Tower Theater in Bend, Oregon. Jenny Conlee of The Decemberists will be playing a set before Sagebrush Sisters and the night’s feature film, Voyagers Without Trace.

Voyagers Without Trace is the latest documentary by Portland, Oregon native Ian McCluskey.

About The Films:

Sagebrush Sisters

Sagebrush Sisters is a short documentary (7 minutes) that follows three women, ages 65 to 80, as they hike over 50 miles. The three women follow the pronghorn migration path across the high desert. The film explores restoration, conservation, and politics surrounding ‘The Land Between’. Directed by Michelle Alvarado and produced with Oregon Natural Desert Association.

We encourage you to attend BendFilm over the weekend of October 6th-9th in beautiful Bend, Oregon. If you can’t attend, you can check out the full film below. We’d love to hear your thoughts on the film. Follow us on Facebook to connect with us!

Voyagers Without Trace

Voyagers Without Trace is the latest feature documentary Ian McCluskey of Portland, Oregon. The film follow three French adventurers who were sought to be the first to kayak the Green and Colorado Rivers in 1938.

You can preview the teaser below:

Jenny Conlee

Be sure to get to the Tower Theater in time to hear original music by Jenny Conlee, best known for playing a multitude of instruments for The Decemberists. Jenny and her husband, Steve Drizos, provided original music for Voyagers Without Trace and will perform a short set to kick off the 13th Annual BendFilm Festival!

Jenny Conlee is also from Portland, Oregon! Follow @conleejenny

If you’re not familiar with Jenny or The Decemberists, check out some of their music below!

Both Michelle Alvarado and Kevin Watkins of Wahoo Films will be present at opening night. Don’t be a stranger and come say hi!

If you have any questions about film, video production, or video marketing, feel free to contact us anytime!

We hope to see you there!

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