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]


Jay Alvarez

Director, "I Play With The Phrase Each Other"

Jay Alvarez was raised in a five-car garage in Northern California by his single father. In 2006 he relocated to Portland, Oregon to make a living through high-priced Craiglist sales. Over the course of six years, Alvarez earned enough profit to fund his debut feature film, “I Play With The Phrase Each Other”. 

My Directors Sessions

Wednesday, August 27

6:45pm PDT

Sunday, August 31

2:30pm PDT