Hoffman Center sets double feature

MANZANITA, Ore. – The Hoffman Center for the Arts Manzanita Film Series will screen two independent features by Portland-based writer/director Ian Clark on Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. Admission will be $5.

“Searching for Yellow “ (2012) tells the story of a young landscape painter navigating a fleeting relationship. It stars Robert Beam, Emily Galash, and Erick Jensen, and lasts 25 minutes.

The Oregonian called the film, “A delicate end-of-romance story combining a true feel for the pain of young love with gorgeous, sometimes arresting digital cinematography.”

A shot from the independent film "Searching for Yellow," a film by writer/director Ian Clark.
A shot from the independent film “Searching for Yellow,” a film by Portland-based writer/director Ian Clark.

“Country Story” (2011) chronicles the life a small-town slacker, content with idle days and easy living, whose forgetful nature creates tension at home and forces him to set off with his pals seeking redemption. It stars Chris Lambert, Austin Will, Audrey Kovár, Dusty Decker, Erik Jensen, and Mandy Treanor.

“Country Story” has been described as “a tender and loving homage to small-towns and quieter landscapes.” It lasts 64 minutes.

Ian Clark wrote and directed the sci-fi thriller “A Morning Light” which was screened at the Hoffman Center in June 2016. Clark will attend the July 15 screening to discuss his works.