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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]

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Matt O'Leary, Actor

A Chicago native, Matt O’Leary started his career modeling until age nine. He appeared in guest roles on television shows THE FEARING MIND, EARLY EDITION, and TURKS. In 2000, he received his first starring role in the Disney Channel Original Movie MOM’S GOT A DATE WITH A VAMPIRE. Matt proved himself a versatile talent in his theatrical debut, FRAILTY, directed by and starring Bill Paxton. Then he won the role as John Travolta’s son in the thriller DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE.  Matt was launched into teen heartthrob status as Gary Giggles in SPY KIDS 2: THE ISLAND OF LOST DREAMS.  In 2003, he brought Gary Giggles back, this time in 3-D, for a small cameo in SPY KIDS-3D: GAME OVER. Matt started doing independent films such as HAVOC, DEATH SENTENCE, AMERICAN BULLY, AMERICAN SON, and the cult favorite BRICK. He also appeared in the big screen blockbuster LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD and the slasher flick SORORITY ROW. In between films Matt guest starred in network dramas including LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION, and ELEVENTH HOUR.  Recent works include the horror-thriller MOTHER’S DAY, the HBO drama CINEMA VERITE, and the drama-comedy NATURAL SELECTION. Two more films premiered at SXSW 2012, the drama EDEN and the Matthew Lillard directorial debut FAT KID RULES THE WORLD, both films taking home awards. Matt spent the fall of 2013 in Berlin, Germany filming the horror comedy STUNG.  He has recently finished production on the Eric Bilitch film SUBMARINE KID.  He is currently in Iceland filming the scifi drama BOKEH costarring Maika Monroe.