Welcome to the Portland Film Festival 2014 Schedule. Also on FacebookTwitterMeetup and Instagram. Use #PDXFF14 in your posts, so we can follow your festival experience. Don’t miss Opening Night and the RED CARPET on Tuesday August 26th at CRYSTAL BALLROOM. SEX ED - A new teacher quickly finds that his highly pubescent pupils are receiving no form of sex ed.  He wants to teach them – but he’s not exactly “experienced.” [MORE]


Anthony Grippa

Director, "Half Brother"

Anthony Grippa is an independent filmmaker and photographer from New Jersey.  He graduated from Rutgers University with a B.A. in History and earned his M.F.A. in Directing from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles.  He also spent two years studying and performing improv at The People’s Improv Theater in New York.  Anthony has written and directed several short films, music videos, and commercials.  His previous feature film, Running Funny, starred Tony nominated actor Louis Zorich.  Half Brother is his second feature.

My Directors Sessions

Wednesday, August 27

5:15pm PDT

Sunday, August 31

2:30pm PDT