Category: Film

New Film Project: Loss of Mt. Rainier

By MELISSA AVRIL HARRIS   Loss of Mt. Rainer is the latest production from the Olympia Film Collective, a non-profit organization of talented local filmmakers...

Jeff Barehand

Jeff Barehand at the Seattle International Film Festival

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS How does a stay-at-home dad get bitten by the video bug and wind up with an invitation to the famous Sundance Native Lab? “It was my...

White Ravens and the Art of Listening

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS The island archipelago of Haida Gwaii lies 585 miles from Olympia, WA. These islands serve as the heartland of the Haida Nation, and the...

Spring Films and Events at Olympia Film Society

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS  FRANKIE COSMOS April 18 “Frankie Cosmos is the best band to listen to while you’re hugging a small dog or getting splashed with...

Olympia Film Collective Seeking New Voices

* Article updated with additional comments from Oly Film Collective * by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia Film Collective “Studio” are short film projects...

Winter Movies at Olympia Film Society

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Winter is in full swing in Olympia, so this is the best time of year to enjoy a warm theater, a big screen and a tub of popcorn at Olympia...

Capitol Theater, photo by Jaima Lyons

Olympia Film Festival: A New Perspective

(photo by: Jaima Sadira) by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS It’s no secret the filmmaking world is male-dominated. With every straight, white, college boy setting out to...

The Washington Center for the Performing Arts

The Washington Center Season Launch

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS The Washington Center for the Performing Arts has been closed for the summer while the City of Olympia made updates to the HVAC system. Rest...

Promised Land, courtesy Tall Firs Cinema

Promised Land From Tall Firs Cinema

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS St. Martin’s University will screen the award-winning, social-justice documentary Promised Land, which follows the Chinook and Duwamish...

Olympia Film Society

Olympia Film Society Showcases Miyazaki and More

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS During the last days of summer, Olympia Film Society makes a special effort to appeal to younger viewers — especially budding cinema...