A Master Builder

Director Jonathan Demme teams up with Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory for this Henrik Ibsen play adaptation. more »

Jul 4, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

Back Fence PDX

Kris Rothstein

Back Fence PDX

Storytelling meets improv comedy. more »

Jun 23, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

We Are the Best!

Thirteen-year-old girls form punk rock band in 1982 Sweden more »

Jun 4, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

DOXA 2014: 1971

Before wikileaks there was Media, Pennsylvania, a FBI office ransacked to expose illegal surveillance of ordinary people. more »

May 14, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

Maidentrip

A teen girl attempts to be the youngest to sail solo around the world. more »

Jan 27, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog (2 Comments)

PuSh 2014: Ryeberg Live

Cultural notables address a topic: includes videos, props, essays or whatever they want. more »

Jan 27, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

PuSh 2014: Swan Song (for Cats)

Our love of cats takes centre stage in words, music and, um, other performances. more »

Jan 26, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

PuSh 2014: Gob Squad's Kitchen

A mashup of Andy Warhol's films and his impact on culture more »

Jan 17, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog (2 Comments)

VIFF 2013: Stemple Pass

Still video shots through four seasons at the Unabomber's cabin more »

Oct 21, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: Wadjda

A girl defies the rules to ride a bike in Saudi Arabia more »

Oct 11, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: Manakamana

Pilgrims to a Nepalese shrine are studied during their journey by cable car. more »

Oct 8, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: The Gardener

A film about filmmaking and ideas, as usual, from Iran's Mohsen Mahkmalbaf more »

Oct 8, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: From Neurons to Nirvana

An investigation into the therapeutic possibilities of psychedelic substances more »

Oct 3, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog (2 Comments)

VIFF 2013: My First Love

A Japanese take on classic Turgenev story about love lost more »

Oct 3, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: The Great Passage

A Japanese editorial team spends fifteen years creating a new dictionary more »

Oct 1, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: Ali

A tough-as-nails Spanish teen learns to love more »

Oct 1, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: Finding Vivian Maier

An unknown street photographer of great talent is discovered in a box of old negatives in this documentary. more »

Oct 1, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness

Half an hour in an Estonian commune, half an hour in the Finnish wilderness and half an hour at a black metal concert more »

Sep 29, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: The Strange Little Cat

Odd, minimalist German family gathering more »

Sep 26, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2013: Desert Runners

Four runners compete in what is perhaps the world's most grueling series of races. more »

Sep 25, 2013 Kris Rothstein's Blog

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