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PIFF 41: Documentary Views

  • February 17, 2018 – March 1, 2018
Mon, Oct 15

24 Frames

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Three years in the making and Kiarostami’s final film before his death in 2016, each segment in 24 Frames offers

101 Seconds

Directed by Skye Fitzgerald

On December 11th, 2012, a shooter entered Clackamas Town Center Mall near Portland and opened fire with an STAG-15 assault-style

12 Days

Directed by Raymond Depardon

In France over 90,000 people a year are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. These people must appear before

Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?

Directed by Travis Wilkerson

“An audacious meditation on conscience and responsibility, on race in the American South, as well as a highly personal exhumation

Eating Animals

Directed by Christopher Dillon Quinn

America’s desire for cheaper, more convenient food fueled the demise of traditional agriculture and the birth of the grim reality

For Ahkeem

Directed by Jeremy S. Levine, Landon Van Soest

Daje Shelton, a 17-year- old girl from St. Louis, wants to do the right thing. But growing up in a

Good Luck

Directed by Ben Russell

“Shot on Super16mm, Good Luck is a bifurcated portrait of two mining communities operating on opposite sides of a hostile

Leaning into the Wind: Andy Goldsworthy

Directed by Thomas Riedelsheimer

British sculptor, photographer, and environmentalist Andy Goldsworthy, whose site-specific sculptures and land art redeploy nature’s resources in startling and harmonious

Lots of Kids, A Monkey and A Castle

Directed by Gustavo Salmerón

Julita Salmerón wanted three things in life: to have lots of children, to own a monkey, and to live in

Makala

Directed by Emmanuel Gras

Winner of the Critic’s Week Grand Prix at Cannes Film Festival, Makala is a riveting piece of documentary observation and

Science Fair

Directed by Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster

Every year, over 1,700 students from 75 countries compete in the annual International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), a highly

Soufra

Directed by Thomas A. Morgan

After spending her entire life in the Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp near Beirut, Mariam Shaar decided to change her life.

Tempestad

Directed by Tatiana Huezo

Tatiana Huezo’s poetic film is a meditation on the notion of “impunidad,” the unaccountability of those in power, whether the

The China Hustle

Directed by Jed Rothstein

Executive produced by Alex Gibney and Mark Cuban, Rothstein’s investigative film explores the need for transparency in an increasingly deregulated

The Rape of Recy Taylor

Directed by Nancy Buirski

In September 1944, six young white men abducted and raped 24-year- old mother Recy Taylor in Abbeville, Alabama. Despite threats

Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Directed by Morgan Neville

“With his gentle voice and heartfelt words of wisdom, Fred Rogers served as a compassionate surrogate father for generations of