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AIFF2016 Day 3


 Tickets are still available to many outstanding films, including:

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Today (Saturday) at Noon at the Historic Ashland Armory

Renowned filmmaker Werner Herzog’s documentary studies the digital world and leads viewers on a playful yet chilling journey to discover how the online world has transformed the real world. (Sponsored by Ashland Home Net/Project A Jim Teece and Dana Matthews).

“Toeing the line between technophobia and awe, Lo and Behold eventually becomes a kind of speculative science fiction film that just happens to unfold in the present.” – Indiewire
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Today (Saturday) at 3:00 p.m. Historic Ashland Armory

NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Film Festival gave filmmakers footage from the space program and asked them to get creative. The result is a series of out-of-this-world shorts.
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The Seventh Fire

Today (Saturday) at 9:00 p.m. at the Historic Ashland Armory

Described by the Hollywood Reporter as “fascinating and important” this documentary (that feels like a feature) follows the life of a gang leader on a remote reservation in Minnesota and his 17-year-ol protégé. A haunting and visually arresting film that explores life on the reservation today.

Screens with the short, El Tigre.
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Visit for additional films
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LAUNCH Regional Student Film Competition Awards

at 10:10 a.m. Ashland Street Cinemas - IN RUSH
Celebrate our local emerging talents. Students from kindergarteners to college undergraduates who submitted winning films will receive their awards and take questions about their work and process.

Sake Tasting

Sample sake from the 144-year-old brewery featured in the documentary The Birth of Sake. Kobe Modern Japanese Cuisine will provide sushi tastings. Please note this event is open only to persons 21 years or older. There is limited quantities, so this will be first come, first serve. Today (Saturday) from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Ashland Wine Cellar, 38 Lithia Way, Ashland.

Live Performances

Jeremy Rourke

The San Francisco animator/artist brings his show “Stopping the Motion, an Expanded Cinema Performance to the theater at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum, 1500 E. Main St., Ashland. Plenty of parking. Today (Saturday) at 1:00 p.m. for children and 7:00 p.m. for adults. Tickets $15 for adults and $10 for students. Buy tickets online or at the door (if available).
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Rozalind MacPhail

Today (Saturday) at 3:00 p.m. and Sunday at 3:00 p.m. At the Varsity Theatre.
The classically trained flutist will perform a live improvised score to the film He Hated Pigeons
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A Conversation With Celia Rowlson-Hall 
3:40 p.m. Today (Saturday) at the Varsity Theatre

Choreographer/filmmaker Celia Rowlson-Hall, who choreographs for HBO’s Girls and, will show short videos and talk about the links she sees between movement and film. (Rowlson-Hall is the director of the feature film MA, which screens at AIFF2016, and she will be presented with the Tangerine Award for emerging women directors.) Ticket required.
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Filmmaker TalkBack: Women Make Indie Movies
Today (Saturday) at 10:00 a.m. at the Ashland Springs Hotel.
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Community Conversations – In the Game

Today (Saturday) from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
Elks Club, 255 E. Main St. Ashland

Join your fellow film enthusiasts for a facilitated post-film discussion at the Elk's Club. Enter from the rear. There is NO public parking allowed in the Elk's parking lot. FREE. NO TICKET REQUIRED.
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AfterLounge – Brickroom (Karaoke Night!)

34 N. Main St., Ashland
5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. 
Karaoke begins at 9:00 p.m.

Mingle with filmmakers and friends at this no-host gathering that starts around 5 p.m. No cover charge. No host bar. No ticket required. (Usually you must be 21 or older to hang out at a bar in Oregon.)

Thank you to our Supporting Sponsors!

Show us how you fest! Share on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram your favorite AIFF2016 moments, photos and films. Don't forget to tag us @ashlandfilm and use our official hashtag #AIFF2016.

Every day we will feature photos from the previous festival day. Stay tuned for highlights!
Find more AIFF2016 photos on Flickr at

Check out some of the Day 2 photos below!
AIFF2016 Day 2, Photo by Al Case
AIFF2016 Day 2, Photo by Stacey Twiss
AIFF2016 Day 2, Photo by Patrick Mountain
AIFF2016 Day 2, Photo by Jason R. Couch
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