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PIFF42

March 7-21, 2019

Case of the Mondays

Weekly essential film programming

Northwest Tracking

Showcasing the work of NW filmmakers

2019 Celluloid Projections

Every film screening on celluloid this year

Upcoming Films

Fri, May 17
Sun, May 19

Trust

Directed by Hal Hartley

Adrienne Shelly and Martin Donovan unforgettably star in Hal Hartley’s sophomore feature, a Long Island-set comic romance that takes full

Sat, May 18

The Native Wisdom Documentary Film Series

Directed by Teem Keenan Burgess, Lawrence Johnson

Presented in conjunction with Portland-based non-profit Wisdom of the Elders, this short series explores how climate change is affecting native

Mon, May 20

Bauhaus Spirit: 100 Years of Bauhaus

Directed by Niels Bolbrinker, Thomas Tielsch

The Bauhaus is one of the most important holistic design movements in history—a utopian vision of life. Bolbrinker and Tielsch’s

Thu, May 23

Zulu Summer

Directed by Joseph Litzinger, Eric Michael Schrader

What began as an assumed spam email at a local radio station—something along the lines of a Nigerian prince asking

Fri, May 24

Three Colors: Blue

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

The first in a trilogy of films centered on the concepts of liberty, equality, and fraternity, Blue is at once

Fri, May 24
Sat, May 25
Sun, May 26

Babylon

Directed by Franco Rosso

After premiering at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival, Babylon was a controversial film upon initial release in the UK, receiving

Sat, May 25

Three Colors: White

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

The second film of the Three Colors trilogy is the most comic of the bunch and one of the funniest

Sun, May 26

Three Colors: Red

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Both the final film of the Three Colors trilogy and the final film of Kieślowski’s long and storied career (one

Thu, May 30

Whitman at the Whitsell

Directed by Marilyn Zornado, Various

An evening of animation and poetry in celebration of the American poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday. Portland-based animator Marilyn Zornado

Fri, May 31
Sat, Jun 1
Sun, Jun 2

Yours in Sisterhood

Directed by Irene Lusztig

Very important in the latter half of the 20th century and into the 21st—but certainly not without its detractors—Ms. magazine

Sun, Jun 2

Basket Case

Directed by Frank Henenlotter

Basket Case, the first in Frank Henenlotter's trilogy of (conjoined) brotherly love and violent revenge, was something of an anomaly