TDPTV : Playlist 1501 Darge Productions

  1. 9PM
    Wednesday, Dec. 7th, 2011

    The Clinton Street Theater
    2522 SE Clinton St., Portland, OR 97202
    Tickets: $6 Cash Only

    Featuring the works of:
    Derek Ecklund,
    David Craig,
    Rex Marin of Grumblefish Films,
    Sid DeLuca & KD Kibbe of Rusty Apache Studios,
    Clint Sargent & Jeff S. Dodge of Darge Productions

    SCHEDULE: 4 Short Films + 1 Feature
    "Ice Cream Cone Licking in a Natural Habitat"
    RT: 4 Minutes
    A Short film by Derek Ecklund
    A music video documentary capturing the yearly migration of ice cream eating humans upon unsuspecting coastal towns.

    “The Colonel Sanders Syndrome”
    RT: 6 Minutes
    A Short film by David Craig
    What more can a Colonel Sanders impersonator do, really, than make a film?  This rarely screened film is a fictionalized account of what may have inspired Colonel Sanders in his younger days.  It remains an underground relic for fear of retribution from the parent company of KFC, the YUM corporation.

    "The Rent"
    RT: 7 Minutes
    A Short film by Rex Marin & Barry Ward
    The third short film in the silent series by San Francisco's Grumblefish Movies finds our hero 'The Doer', played by Rex Marin, in a dire predicament. Late on his rent, The Doer must find a way to satisfy the perversions of his evil landlord and save a damsel in distress.

    “Poison Oaks”
    RT: 28 Minutes
    A Short film by Sid DeLuca & KD Kibbe
    A "true fictional" dark comedy about an eccentric Alamo Heights, Texas mother and daughter living in a condemned house filled with "garbage, cats, and broken dreams."   One part "Grey Gardens" and several parts John Waters, Andy Warhol, David Lynch, ...
    By: Rusty Apache Studios

    10 Minute Intermission

    “Jeff Steele: Children of the Doomed”
    RT: 71 Minutes
    A Feature film by Clint Sargent & Jeff S. Dodge
    Set on the mythical planet of Kaia, Secret Agent Jeff Steele (Jeff Dodge) returns from a dangerous mission only to find a sinister force at work throughout the city of Buckbean. Under the command of Edwin Stark (Steven Cebula), the two agents begin an investigation into the youth movement of the Avedonian citizenry. A mysterious appearance by the renowned author, Dr. David Vox (John Killeen) causes the Agency to fear corruption within its’ own, young ranks. While Steele spies on Vox, he meets an estranged wife named Deliyeh (Cameron Kay) who fears her husband has been lost to this weird following. As the two team up to find her husband, Ralph (John Mason), they discover that Dr. Vox and his young followers are amassing in the Great Deserts of the Noynian Basin to meet their new-found, enigmatic, spiritual-leader, the Maker (Alistair Duff).

    Can Jeff Steele and Deliyeh prevent the Maker from enacting his deranged vision of “Revolutionary Humanicide”?!

    Starring Jeff Dodge, Cameron Kay, John Killeen and Alistair Duff, “Steele : Children” features a cadre of Darge regulars and newbies filmed between September 2009 to June 2010. It was shot on location throughout SE Oregon (Owyhee River area, Rome; we even competed for scenery with Director Kelly Reichardt as she was simultaneously shooting the stunningly beautiful “Meek‘s Cutoff”) and Portland, Oregon.

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  2. Jeff Dodge Peasant Revolution Band
    "Generations"
    Recession Rock
    Darge Productions © 2010

    http://www.dargeproductions.com

    # vimeo.com/11545144 Uploaded 35 Plays 0 Comments
  3. Wyatt and Zeke Holladay (Kyle Black and Cy Stanger,
    respectively) are two brothers that take off on a cross-county
    road trip to find women, beer and trouble. Wyatt and Zeke ponder
    their future while running from their past. During their travels,
    Wapatto County Sheriff RJ Cornwall (Alistair Duff) and Deputy
    Sandy Riggins (Brian Anderson) become determined to bust them.
    And soon, an encounter in a bar will have violent consequences.

    Will the brothers survive?
    Can Wyatt avoid going back to prison again?

    Starring Kyle Black, Cy Stanger, B.A. Anderson and Alistair Duff

    Directed by Clint Sargent
    Produced by Darge Productions ©2006

    Go, Cowboy, Go! - http://www.imdb.com/rg/s/1/title/tt1536414/combined

    https://www.facebook.com/Go-Cowboy-Go-196577815201/

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  4. Filmed in Portland, OR, Kalama, WA & throughout New York City, NY (2006 - 2009).

    The song "Minimum Payments" was the 3rd track of the Jeff Dodge Peasant Revolution Band's album, "Recession Rock" released in late 2009.

    Patrick Randolph Bell hosted our journey throughout the New York footage. He portrayed one of the many swarthy characters making minimum payments & trying to get by in this tough economy. Also on hand are our band's manager, Scott A. Peterson and a skillful roller skater we were lucky enough to watch in Central Park (October 2007). There's nothing much I was consciously trying to say other than going a little old school and mixing some stock imagery with a remix of an old song. Of course I'm also a total John Lennon fan in case you didn't realize that before.

    Over the years, I've occasionally had access to a few VIP type situations (Trojan Implosion, McCain campaign). While some of it could be viewed as political tragedy, I honestly just liked the imagery with particular lyrics. It's all without malice and the viewer is free to discern whatever they want. As far as the end, I guess I felt Lennon had it right as long as you end up loving the work that you do.
    I appreciate your time & thank you for stopping by!
    Jeff S. Dodge
    Writer / Musician / Director / Cameras / Editing

    "Minimum Payments"
    Jeff Dodge - guitars / keys / vocals
    Casey Anderson - drums
    Music produced by Scott A. Peterson

    # vimeo.com/39876130 Uploaded 86 Plays 0 Comments
  5. Epsiode #712 "Mystery Tapes"

    Floyd Bridgeway is an old Navy Seal who has suspicions about his Swedish intern, Elsa.

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TDPTV : Playlist 1501 Darge Productions

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Darge Productions was the 20 year cinematic endeavor of Jeff S. Dodge & Clint Sargent. Based in Portland, Oregon, the two writer-director-producer-musician-actors would create wonderous stories with volunteer crews and severely limited budgets.


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