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About 800 moviegoers
attend Eugene festival
The numbers are in from the inaugural Eugene Film Festival.
The festival, which was held May 12-14, drew a total of about 800 people to seven different locations, organizers said. Cash prizes totaling $2,650 were handed out to nine different filmmakers.
The audience choice award for best feature went to "Trout Grass" by Josh Moro of Vashon, Wash. The festival award for best feature by a Pacific Northwest filmmaker went to "Inside Iraq: The Untold Stories" by Mike Shiley of Portland.
Short films by youth
capture festival prizes
Three student films screened at the Youth Visions Short Film Competition on May 19 at Churchill High School have been recognized with awards and cash prizes.
Julian Thieme from North Eugene High School North Eugene High School is a public high school of about 1,200 students in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is located at 200 Silver Lane near the Santa Clara area of Eugene. North Eugene's mascot is the Highlander. won the first prize of $200 for his video, "My 4 Extraordinary Years of High School."
A team of students from South Eugene High School South Eugene High School is a public high school located in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It was founded as Eugene High School around 1900, and was located at Willamette Street and West 11th Avenue in a brick building that later served as Eugene's city hall. took the $150 second prize for their animated film, "The Perfect Suicide."
Brendan Albano of South Eugene High School won third place and $100 for his musical, "In Passing."
Classic reggae reggae, Jamaican popular music that developed in the 1960s among Kingston's poor blacks, drawing on American "soul" music and traditional African and Jamaican folk music and ska (a Jamaican and British dance-hall music). footage
screens this weekend
"Rockers" has been called "A Hard Day's Night" meets "The Harder They Come." The 1978 Jamaican film screens at 11:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at the the Bijou Art Cinemas, 492 E. 13th Ave.
Originally intended as a documentary, "Rockers" morphed into a feature film highlighting reggae culture during the late 1970s.
Real-life reggae rockers Burning Spear Winston Rodney, OD (born March 1, 1948), also known as Burning Spear, is a Grammy Award winning Jamaican roots reggae singer and musician. Like many famous Jamaican reggae artists, Burning Spear is known for his Rastafari movement messages. , Bunny bunny
delivers chocolates, etc., to children. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 487]
See : Easter Wailer, Peter Tosh Peter Tosh (October 19, 1944 – September 11, 1987) was the guitarist in the original Wailing Wailers, a pioneer reggae musician, and a trailblazer for the Rastafari movement. , Robbie Shakespeare, Gregory Isaacs Gregory Anthony Isaacs (born 15 July, 1950) is a Jamaican reggae musician.
Isaacs was born in Fletchers Land, Kingston, Jamaica. In the 1970s, he emerged as one of the most prolific and popular recording artists in Jamaica. and others appear in the film, which includes scenes shot in the famous Harry J Studios. Leroy "Horsemouth" Wallace is the main rocker.
Tickets are $4.
- The Register-Guard