BendFilm celebrates 16 years of bringing independent film to Bend. For 4 days in October, Bend will be transformed into a small town fascinated by film. Enjoy the work of the most talented independent filmmakers at sites all over Bend. This event takes place in downtown theaters, lecture sites, music rooms and party venues. Check out the BendFilm website for event information and passes. BendFilm Festival has been designated as one of the “Top 25 Coolest Film Festivals In The World” by leading film trade MovieMaker Magazine.