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Oregon’s International Bohemian Film Festival Announces ‘Big Sonia’ as Grand Prize Winner - News Release

The winning filmmaker, Leah Warshawski and her Oregon-raised animator, Dawn Norton, received a $3,000 grand prize as the Best Film. Read More

A campus visitors’ guide to ‘Animal House’ ... then and now - News Release

With this summer marking the film's 40th anniversary and Cottage Grove gearing up to reclaim the title of world's largest toga party on August 18, much interest has been rekindled in the role that the university played in bringing "Animal House" to the silver screen. Read More

Bohemian Film Festival hits front page on the Oregonian A&E section - News Release

The animal House 40th Anniversary and Bohemian Festival make the front page on the Oregonian A&E section. Read More

Ghosts of Animal House remain in Eugene, decades after the release of the comedy classic - News

The dilapidated Eugene home on East 11th Avenue that was the namesake for the movie “National Lampoon’s Animal House” was torn down in 1986. Read More

Oregon Communities To Mark 40th Anniversary Of 'Animal House' With Togas And Revelry - News Release

It’s been 40 years since the landmark comedy film “Animal House” was released. This weekend, commemorative events are happening in Eugene and Cottage Grove, where many scenes were shot. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports. Read More

Film festival headed to Cottage Grove this weekend - News

Utah has Park City. After this weekend, Oregon can say it has Cottage Grove.  Read More

KPNW Radio - News

Bohemian Festival Radio Spot on KPNW Radio Read More

Animal House behind the scenes at Cottage Grove Museum - News

"Animal House" fans can catch a behind-the-scenes peek at the film this weekend, when the Cottage Grove Museum exhibits photographs of the movie’s filming by John Bauguess. Read More

Animal House turns 40. In Oregon, a toga party is planned. Off campus - News

LA Times Travel: Animal House turns 40. In Oregon, a toga party is planned. Off campus Read More

Oregon’s New International Bohemian Film Festival Launches … With a Prize - News Release

This summer, Oregon is home to a new international film festival, to be combined with a significant 3-day event this August. And, it will honor the 40th anniversary of arguably Oregon’s most iconic movie. Read More

Now Wait a Minute… World-record Grabbing Toga Party - News Release

Toga! Toga! Toga! will be the clarion call at the emerging Bohemian Festival in Cottage Grove, Aug. 17-19, 2018. Read More

40 years later, can we still stomach 'Animal House'? - News

It’s 40 years since the emblematic and iconic movie ‘Animal Hours’ launched from the main street of Cottage Grove, the academic halls of the University of Oregon and the fraternity row in Eugene. How does this movie stand the test of time? Read More

‘Animal House’ helped put Oregon on the filmmaking map. - News

'Paint Your Wagon,' 'The Goonies,' 'Grimm' and more: The Oregon film and TV office turns 50. ‘Animal House’ helped put Oregon on the filmmaking map. Read More

Local Groups Hope to Break Toga World Record - News

The Cottage Grove Area Chamber of Commerce has teamed with the Bohemian Film Festival to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Animal House Aug. 18 and attempt to re-claim the Guinness World Record for biggest toga party. Read More

Bohemian Festival Logo - Collateral

Download the Bohemian Festival Logo below.    To download the image, right mouse click and select "Save Image As" Other download options: Bohemian-Festival-logo.pdf Bohemian-Festival-logo.eps Read More

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