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Dec 14, 2013

OMRRA Hosting First Annual Portland Motorcycle Film Festival To Raise Funds For Soft Barriers, Safety Equipment

Announcing the first annual Portland Motorcycle Film Festival, January 11-12, 2014, hosted by the Oregon Motorcycle Road Racing Association (OMRRA).

The event will showcase motorcycle-related films, and is a fundraiser to support the use of Air Fence and other safety equipment at Portland International Raceway. 2014 Festival emphasis is on documentaries, with plans to expand to narrative films in 2015.

Feature length documentary motorcycle films will be shown at Portland’s historic Hollywood Theatre, built in 1926, recently renovated with modern sound and projection.

Short films will be shown in conjunction with The One Show, February 7-9 in Portland.

Tickets and details available at www.PDXmotorcyclefilms.com

Selected feature documentary films include:
Why We Ride
Road Warriors
White Knuckle
Take it to the Limit

Short film entries (less than 15 minutes) remain open at: info@PDXmotorcyclefilms.com.

Generous event sponsors include Pacific Northwest businesses: Icon, MotoCorsa, Cascade Moto Classics, BMW of Western Oregon, Evol Technologies, and Fenders Motorcycle Café. Thanks as well to See See Motor Coffee and New Church for their support.

Judges for the event include Tom Parker, Board Chair of Northwest Documentary, and a selection of Portland-based artists and designers with a passion for 2-wheels.

OMRRA has used Air Fence at PIR for more than a decade, with support from the Roadracing World Action Fund, and its racers and turn workers can attest to its safety benefits.

Questions, please contact info@PDXmotorcyclefilms.com.