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37 Portland International Film Festival
February 6-22, 2014
$11 General; $10 Portland Art Museum Members, Students, Seniors; $8 Silver Screen Club Friends, Children
More info + Full Schedule: nwfilm.org
The Northwest Film Center is proud to announce the 37th Portland International Film Festival (PIFF 37) dates and Opening Night films, as well as the inclusion of the newly renovated, state-of-the-art Empirical Theater at OMSI as a PIFF 37 venue. This year’s Festival begins on February 6th and will run through the 22nd of the month.
Returning to an earlier model, the Festival will begin with Opening Night selections at multiple venues. At OMSI and Cinema 21, the final work from master animator Hayao Miyazaki, THE WIND RISES, will screen at 6:45p.m., while the critically-acclaimed feature BELLE, starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Emily Watson, and Tom Wilkinson screens at the Whitsell Auditorium, located in the Portland Art Museum, at 7p.m.
OPENING NIGHT PARTY
Film & Party Tickets: $25 General, $20 Silver Screen Club Friend and Portland Art Museum and OMSI members
The Northwest Film Center, with support from The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, invites you to join us after the films at OMSI’s Theory Eatery (located inside OMSI at 1945 SE Water Avenue) to celebrate the opening of PIFF 37.
Refreshments will be available from Bon Appétit, King Estate Winery, and Ninkasi Brewing.
ADDITIONAL FESTIVAL DETAILS
Over the last 37 years, the Festival has populated its schedule with diverse and innovative films for an audience of more than 38,000 annually from throughout the Northwest. As Oregon’s largest, most culturally diverse film event, the Portland International Film Festival pulls together a multi-faceted experience with over 125 films and special events presenting a full spectrum of features, documentaries, shorts, and visiting artists – and featuring submissions for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar and works by both returning masters and emerging talents.
This year’s Festival includes the return of the popular PIFF After Dark program, showcasing midnight movies like Ti West’s (THE HOUSE OF THE DEVIL) THE SACRAMENT and Ari Folman’s (WALTZ WITH BASHIR) THE CONGRESS for adventurous festival attendees. Contained within the PIFF 37 lineup is a sizable animation block with seven animated features on offer, including THE APOSTLE, MY MOMMY IS IN AMERICA AND SHE MET BUFFALO BILL, and the latest film by Portland-born animator Bill Plympton, CHEATIN’.
Other highlights of PIFF 37 include screenings of Tsai Ming-Liang’s (WHAT TIME IS IT OVER THERE?) STRAY DOGS, Rithy Panh’s THE MISSING PICTURE, Doug Pray’s (HYPE!) LEVITATED MASS, François Ozon’s (SWIMMING POOL) YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL, Jillian Schlesinger’s MAIDENTRIP, Alain Guiraudie’s STRANGER BY THE LAKE, Anthony Chen’s ILO ILO and Claude Lanzmann’s (SHOAH) THE LAST OF THE UNJUST.