Collaboration, Support, and Networking


Encircle Films is grateful for opportunities to partner with organizations that support our mission of bringing important, informative, and action inspiring documentaries to the Eugene community.

As a non-profit organization, we rely on these relationships and actively seek sponsorships for individual film screenings throughout our seasons. These sponsorships help Encircle Films meet film rental and promotional costs. We also gratefully accept donations to support our efforts through the PayPal donation link on our website.

With your support, and that of our partners and sponsors, Encircle Films is able to continue our mission.

Please find a list of organizations here that we recognize and thank for their commitment to us.


The Art House is a vital partner for Encircle Films – this is our home! We began our journey bringing documentaries to Eugene 10 years ago at The Bijou, then moved to The Metro theater 5 years ago, and now we’re coming back to the Bijou’s new incarnation as Art House. We appreciate your loyalty in moving with us and we’re excited about the better viewing angles for all theater seats, improved sound system for panel discussions, and a lobby and courtyard that facilitates conversations before and after the films that Art House provides. And we’re thrilled to continue to support general manager Edward Schiessl as he creates a venue dedicated to community events. Sign up for their Newsletter to stay current on the latest film showings and events.


Over the last 49 years, Bullfrog Films has become the leading US publisher of independently-produced documentaries on environmental and related social justice issues that point the way to living healthily, happily, and with greater concern for the other inhabitants of this planet, and for our descendants.

Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.


GOOD DOCS are films that do good in the world. Our award-winning collection engages and inspires students by featuring rarely heard stories about individuals and communities working towards a more equitable world. We champion creative expression and complex films that provoke critical thinking. GOOD DOCS represents established documentarians and passionate new filmmakers driven by their experiences as educators, academics, journalists, artists, social workers, community members, and activists.

Norman Solomon is an American journalist, media critic, author and activist. His latest book, “War Made Invisible: How America Hides the Human Toll of Its Military Machine,” will be published by The New Press in June 2023. In a starred review, Kirkus Reviews called the book “a powerful, necessary indictment of efforts to disguise the human toll of American foreign policy.”

He is co-founder and national director of the online organization, which now has upwards of 1.3 million online supporters. To sign up, go to

For more information about War Made Invisible and to order the book, visit:

To find out how progressive organizations can obtain bulk copies of War Made Invisible at a deep discount, contact:


DisOrient is the premiere Asian American independent film festival of Oregon, celebrating films with authentic Asian Pacific American voices, histories and stories. We highlight social justice themes that translate to universal human experiences. We promote representation, diversity and inclusion to broaden the narrative of who is American, and to strengthen and build community.

We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization entirely run by volunteers who support our mission, and who believe in the power of film to create positive change.

Sponsor – “The Janes”

We dismantle sexism, racism, and structural oppression through the movement of resources and ideas in our region. We work side-by-side with open-hearted leaders and communities toward real and lasting gender justice.

Sponsor – “The Janes”

Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon is dedicated to building a strong, healthy, community by providing essential health services, education, and advocacy. Our Vision is a world in which all children are wanted and cared for, all people have equal rights and dignity, sexuality is expressed with honesty, equality, and responsibility, and the decision to have children is private and voluntary.
No matter who you are, your identity, where you’re from, or who you love, you are welcome here.

Sponsor – “The Janes”

For five decades CSWS has funded feminist scholarship at the University of Oregon. Our mission is simple: we create, fund, share, and support research that addresses the complicated nature of gender identities and inequalities.

Sponsor – “The Janes”

Being a girl can get tricky at any age, but 10-18 is a uniquely challenging time. To help, Ophelia’s Place offers girls the support they need to build resiliency, find their voices, and discover their strength. Many of our resources are free and online, but if you’re in Oregon, you may also find OP in your school or in your community. We help girls enhance their emotional health, manage life’s challenges, and learn about themselves. We also offer guidance for parents, teachers and peers, including boys. We do this with in-person classes, at our locations and in schools. Becoming more emotionally resilient and flexible not only helps girls, strong girls help us all.

“Into The Canyon”

Built by the people of Eugene, the Hult Center has quite an impressive history. Since its grand opening in 1982, the Hult Center has been charming audiences and popular performers alike with its stunning architectural and acoustical features. From the towering glass Lobby, the grand 2,447-seat Silva Concert Hall with its basketweave ceiling and the intimate 495-seat Soreng Theater with its intriguing asymmetrical design the Hult Center is truly a great arts facility. The Hult Center is operated by the City of Eugene’s Cultural Services Division, as part of the City’s Library, Recreation and Cultural Services Department.

KEPW 97.3 FM PeaceWorks Community Radio provides an independent, listener-supported, on-air forum for artists, activists, and other members of our community whose voices have been marginalized or otherwise left unheard. We value peace, justice, integrity, and community. We showcase music from the Northwest, focus on solution based news, and share diverse content from throughout our local listening area and beyond.

The mission of Eugene PeaceWorks is to create a society free of war, oppression and exploitation and to demonstrate that peace works through education, nonviolent grassroots action and mutual empowerment.

CALC works to educate and organize for peace, human dignity, and social, racial and economic justice. CALC is still addressing many of the same issues that have defined it for decades: the struggle for racial justice, immigrant rights, economic justice and educational equity and opposing heterosexism, anti-Semitism and other isms. We’re challenging war, militarism and the drive for global hegemony, seeking to define true security as everyone having decent housing, education, food, work and health care.

Aciu! Institute, LLC is a consulting business that supports the independence and empowerment of businesses, nonprofits, and individuals concerned about disability, mental health, and environmental sustainability.

Our specialty is green disability revolutionary consulting, with a focus on community organizing of people with physical and/or mental disabilities.