The NW Film Center's largest annual film festival, PIFF, is coming up next month (Feb 7-23)—one of my favorite coping mechanisms for passing time during the most bummer month of the year. As is typical of the festival circuit, details are still being hashed out as to which films will be showing (the full lineup is scheduled to be announced January 24), but I got my hands on a list of the ones that are definitely in so far, including the already-announced The Sapphires and Alien Boy. Get a head start on compiling your list of must-sees now, because when the full list drops it can be kinda overwhelming:


Love, Marilyn:

Paradise: Love (this one gets a little NSFW-y at the very end):

Laurence Anyways

Post Tenebras Lux:



A Letter to Momo: