VIFF 2014: A Different Drummer. Celebrating Eccentrics

The title tells all in this funny and engaging documentary. more »

Oct 9, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: You're Sleeping Nicole

A feature about a lazy summer, shot in lovely black and white by Stephane Lafleur. more »

Oct 8, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: Art and Craft

Fantastic documentary about an honest forger and the curator obsessed with him. more »

Oct 6, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: The Creator of the Jungle

A Spanish man spends decades building monumental structures in the forest in order to escape civilization. more »

Oct 6, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: The Infinite Man

Time loops, misunderstandings and eluding your other selves all figure in this Australian comedy about a scientist trying to win back his girlfriend. more »

Oct 5, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: Clouds of Sils Maria

A wholly captivating and unusual film about acting, aging and the relationships between women from director Olivier Assayas. more »

Oct 4, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: Welcome to Me

Deadpan Kristen Wiig is hilarious as a woman who creates a wild and out of control TV show after winning millions. more »

Oct 2, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: Regarding Susan Sontag

A thorough and stylish biographical documentary about the influential American writer. more »

Sep 30, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: The Princess of France

A very loose adaptation of Shakespeare sees a web of tangled romances in this Argentine film. more »

Sep 28, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

VIFF 2014: Listen Up Philip

Jason Schwartzman is Philip, a successful writer and a pain in the ass. more »

Sep 27, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

The Dog

The real story of the Brooklyn bank robber from "Dog Day Afternoon." more »

Aug 12, 2014 Kris Rothstein's Blog

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

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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