PIFF 44: Spectral Transmissions: Ghosts of Futures Past

March 5, 2021 – March 14, 2021 all-day

Presented and Directed by Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher

Spectral Transmissions: Ghosts of Futures Past is a multimedia event in the style of a 1930s/1940s radio show. In this special festival edition of Spectral Transmissions, a host of filmmakers, writers, and artists explore how the past and the future haunt us today.

Program contributors include:
Cliff Hengst, Donal Mosher and Mike Palmieri, Courtney Stephens, Nels Bangerter with Jack Bangerter and Nicole Billeschou, Lynne Tillman, Mark Elijah Rosenberg with Steven Christopher Quinn and Elliot PDS-70b Skaff, Steven Sheil and Jeanie Finlay, Kirsten Johnson with Dick Johnson, Matt McCormick, D-L Alvarez, Holland Andrews, Jason Hanasik, Johanna Jackson, Selections from the Public Domain Review, Chanti Darling, Danny Paul Grody, Nancy Andrews and Jennifer Reeder.

The program will screen for the festival duration, March 5-14. Tickets can be purchased below. Passholders will able to view through the festival watch portal watch.cinemaunbound.org.

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The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to access@pam.org, or call 503-226-2811.