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]


Callista Haggis

Director - I'd Rather Stay
A growing body of research shows a strong relationship between accessible and inclusive neighbourhoods with longer, happier lives, and a reduced burden on our healthcare system. The ability to stay active while aging in our own neighbourhoods and homes has a huge positive impact on individual lives and the economy. It's urgent to better understand and address these complex issues.  Encouraging meaningful dialogue involves identifying neighborhood level evidence-based solutions while also recognizing individual experiences of aging and mobility. "Data can only tell us so much. It's the stories that give us the full picture of what it means to be an older adult, with all its richness and challenges" says filmmaker Callista Haggis.

My Directors Sessions

Thursday, August 28

3:30pm PDT