25th Cascade Festival of African Films

2015 Festival Highlights

  • 25th Anniversary Kickoff Gala at the North Star Ballroom, 635 North Killingsworth Court in Portland, on Thursday, February 5, 6-10 p.m.
  • Opening Night film Half of a Yellow Sun directed by Nigerian filmmaker and playwright, Biyi Bandele, on Friday, February 6, at 6:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. at the Hollywood Theatre, 4122 N.E. Sandy Blvd. Mr. Bandele will introduce and discuss his film at both screenings.
  • 10 Visiting Film Directors who will introduce and discuss their films
  • Tribute to Nollywood: Nollywood films with film directors on February 13 and 14 at 7 p.m. “What Is Nollywood?” Symposium with filmmakers and keynote speaker on February 14 at 12 p.m.
  • Sunday Retrospective Series: CFAF’s Top 10 African Films
  • Portland Mayor Charlie Hales proclaims February 6 through March 5, 2015 to be Cascade Festival of African Films Month