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]


Dana Nachman

Co-Director, "The Human Experiment" with Co-Director Don Hardy
Dana Nachman is the co-founder of KTF Films. Dana’s first independent documentary, Witch Hunt, opened to sell-out crowds at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2008. The film was narrated and executive produced by two-time Oscar-winner Sean Penn and went on to win several film festival awards, including the Audience Award at Cinequest and the Grand Jury Prize at the Washington DC Independent Film Festival, before being purchased by MSNBC Films. Through a combination of broadcasts on MSNBC, DVD sales and rentals through iTunes and Netflix, Witch Hunt has been seen by more than 6 million people. Dana’s second feature-length documentary, Love Hate Love, had its World Premiere at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival. The film received critical acclaim and was selected by the festival to participate in the Tribeca Youth Screening Series, where it was shown to hundreds of NYC public school students. The film was selected based on its educational relevance as well as its cinematic merits. Love Hate Love premiered on the Oprah Winfrey Network in March of 2012. Prior to directing independent documentary films, Dana spent 13 years producing, directing, and writing for television news. At the NBC affiliate in the San Francisco Bay Area, Dana won nearly every major award television news has to offer, including multiple Emmy® awards, the Edward R. Murrow award, the Associated Press award and the Radio and Television News Director Association award. In addition to filmmaking, Dana keeps busy on the home front with two daughters and a son.

My Directors Sessions

Wednesday, August 27

12:00pm PDT

Saturday, August 30

12:45pm PDT