2019 Community Events

While EIFF did not show films during 2019, we still hosted events and supported filmmakers in the community.

Tim Williams at airport

Tim Williams, Director, Oregon Governor’s Office of Film & Television visiting the exhibit.

Eugene International Film Festival
Airport Exhibit

The exhibit featured an overview of films and filmmakers with ties to the EIFF and the arts that go into making a motion picture. Over 300,000 passengers passed by the exhibit while it was on display in 2019.

The following books from the airport exhibit were for sale in the airport gift shop. Each of the authors has participated in the Eugene International Film Festival Screenwriters Retreat.


Echoes From the Set
Katherine Wilson
Fifty years of filming on location in Oregon, 1967-2017.

The Hidebehind
Charles H. Snellings
Whitewater and an ancient predator make for the trip of a lifetime.

Muscle and Mayhem
Lauren D. Chouinard
The Saginaw Kid and the Fistic World of the 1890s.

“Echoes from the Set” Signing Party at Tsunami Books

One of the authors featured at the airport exhibit also had a book signing party for “Echoes from the Set” at Tsunami Books of Eugene, OR.

Tim Williams at airport
Tim Williams at airport
Tim Williams at airport

Eugene International Film Festival Book Signing Party

EIFF hosted a book signing part at Thinking Tree Spirits in Eugene, OR

Hollywood actor DeWayne Jessie attended the book signing party at Thinking Tree Spirits. Jessie appeared in “Animal House” as Otis Day of Otis Day and the Knights performing “Shout.” 

DeWayne Jessie is pictured with EIFF Greeter, Susan.

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