Monthly Archives October 2017

KINOFEST Seattle 2017 starts Nov. 17-19, 2017

The Portland German Film Festival, in collaboration with Northwest Film Forum, will present the 2nd annual KINOFEST Seattle, November 17 – 19, 2017 at the Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave. in Seattle. After our very successful start with KINOFEST Seattle 2016, we will return with our 2nd annual KINOFEST Seattle 2017, which will include the newest in German-language cinema with features, docs and

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Focus on Switzerland – Portland German Film Festival 2017

Swiss film is a late developer by international standards. There was no established film industry in Switzerland by the time the era of the talkies dawned in 1930. One of the reasons for this is the cultural peculiarity that Switzerland is divided into three main linguistic regions. All the regions – French-, Italian- and German-speaking Switzerland – turn far more

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