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Penny Allen/Oregon filmmaker

March 12th, 2009 by Anne Richardson · 1 Comment · Oregon director, Oregon filmmaker, Oregon writer, Secretly French, Videos

Penny Allen came to film via theater. All three of her films (Property, Paydirt and The Soldier’s Tale) are personal expressions of social and political engagement.

Allen is also the author of Geography of Saints: A Memoir and editor of Metaphors for Change: Partnerships, Tools and Civic Action for Sustainability.

In the above photo, Allen examines her exhibit War Is Hell, at the Mark Woolley Gallery in Portland. Allen currently lives and works in Paris.

Here’s an excerpt from Property, her first film.

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  • 1 Un Film De Penny Allen Opens In Paris | Oregon Movies, A to Z // Feb 10, 2010 at 9:34 am

    [...] Penny Allen’s award winning film closely documents her encounter with an American soldier on his way home from Iraq. Sitting next to her on a plane, he struck up a conversation that turned into The Soldier’s Tale. [...]

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