Pickford Film Center and their Limelight Cinema are currently holding their 13th annual documentary film festival, Doctober.
The largest of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, the festival’s showings began September 26 and will be running until November 1.
Established in 1998, the non-profit organization is known for its devotion to art and cinema, and commitment to supporting local and independent creatives. Doctober’s mission is described on their website as “to provide a forum and resource for independent cinema, strengthening community through education, dialogue and the celebration of film.”
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Over 50 documentaries, covering a range of topics from South Sudanese independence to climate change, will be screened at the Pickford Film Center during the month of October.
The annual event, known as Doctober, was partially inspired by the True/False Film Festival based in St. Louis, a documentary festival which has been held since 2004. In its ninth year at the Pickford, this Doctober has the largest lineup of films to date.
“Two years ago we had 30 films, last year we had 40, and this year we have over 50.” said Lindsey Gerhard, the Pickford Theater’s marketing manager. Continue reading