When most people think of independent films produced in Portland, they think of movies like Gus Van Sant’s
and James Westby’s
. But what about Tom Shaw, “the Ed Wood of Portland,” and his film
The Courier of Death
Rockaday Richie and the Queen of the Hop
, the first locally produced feature film to get international, theatrical distribution? What about
and all the other long-forgotten B-movies made in Portland?
Join local critic, historian, and filmmaker David Walker as he hosts a one-night-only showcase of films made in Portland, but seldom seen by the public. It will an informative and entertaining night of both art and schlock, as Walker presents a collection of trailers, clips and personal commentary highlighting the Best and Worst of PDX B-Movies.