Oregon Road Film Series

The Oregon Road Film Series will show two films during the fall semester and hold one film challenge. Discussion sessions led by College faculty will follow the showing.

The Owens Library will promote books with similar themes during the month the film is shown, as well as show the film all day.

For more information on the Oregon Road Film Series, please contact Jen Hazel at jennifer_hazel@owens.edu.

Fall 2023 Film Showings *

Cast and crew of A Heartfelt Change at the September 20, 2021 Q & A.  A Heartfelt Change is a film from Commercial Art Tech student, Michael DeSanto, an award-winning filmmaker based in Toledo, OH.

Documentary Film Showing: Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World (2017)

November 15—12:30 p.m.—CH 100 & Livestream (Discussion Only): click here.>>>*
Join us as we watch and discuss this documentary with themes revolving around indigenous peoples; live discussion with SLA Internship Manager Denise Grupp-Verbon will follow or join us online with Professor Jodi Gore.

*Film will not be livestreamed; to watch online,  click here.

Fall 2023 Film Challenge *

Back by popular demand…the Oregon Road (ORFS) Film Challenge! The ORFS Film Challenge gives participating teams a 48-hour period in which to create a short (up to 8-minutes) film with a specific theme. The filming for fall semester’s FREE challenge will be October 13-15, 2023.  More details coming soon.

2022-23 Film Challenge Entires

Use the links below to view the films.

Harris Who: watch here.
Gum Festivalwatch here.
Discontinuedwatch here.
Code Greenwatch here.
Check Pleasewatch here.
Bro Witch Projectwatch here.
Monster of Owens Community Collegewatch here.

The “O” went to…

People’s Choice Award: Code Green
Best Film Award: Harris Who
Merritt Award: Gum Festival

2021-22 Film Challenge Winners

Picture of 48-Hour Film Challenge Winners

ORFS 48-Hour Film Challenge Winners, Ken Ellison and Cortnie Fogo, at the awards presentation on May 5, 2022.

Use the links below to view the films.

UnSuperDay: watch here >>
Water Advisory: watch here >>

The “O” went to…

People’s Choice Award: Water Advisory
Best Film Award: Water Advisory