Love Supreme   – August 28th – 5:15 pm

Love Supreme – August 28th ̵...

Director: Evan Houston Do you pursue someone you love no matter what? Or does your happiness lie within the happiness of that loved one, even if you are not with them? After twelve years in prison, former high school basketball star Saul returns to his old neighborhood hopeful about meeting his daughter, Abigail, for the first time. When Saul learns that the young girl is unaware of his existence, he struggles to decide what role he will now play in her life. A heart-felt, provocative examination of a father’s love. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...
Within My Nature   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Within My Nature – August 29th &...

Director: Heather Sparks A kaleidoscopic, apocalyptic fantasy generated from digital images of human skin. Sickly sweet Fabergé-esque nature scenes open into each other to reveal new worlds, alluding to transformation and self-invention in a world where self is increasingly defined by our technological economy. United Kingdom Bijou Theater August 29    ...
Was ist Das?   – August 28th – 9:00 pm

Was ist Das? – August 28th ̵...

Director: Kevin Balmer March Fourth Marching Band in Germany is an up-close and personal ride along with Portland Oregon’s most colorful musical export. An eclectic mix of world music, described as Duke Ellington meets Sargent Pepper in an international big-top Fantasia. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...
Troubled Tommy’s Tales of Woe   – August 29th – 6:00 pm

Troubled Tommy’s Tales of Woe &#...

Director: Stuart Allan In this colorful animated short, complete with a moral summary at the end, director Stuart Allan brings us the character of Troubled Tommy, who hates his baby brother and asparagus. When Tommy comes up with a plan to avoid eating what his mother tells him to, he does indeed make a “horrible, horrible” mistake. An ironic and grim cautionary tale about the familiar conflict of sibling rivalry. USA Bijou Theater August 29    ...
Trapped   – August 30th – 11:30 am

Trapped – August 30th – 11...

Director: Philippe Weibel On an expedition into unexplored wolf territory, two zoology students intrude into a secret world. In the midst of unrelenting wilderness and hours from civilization, they encounter a strange young woman. The two men are drawn into her enchanted reality…and their friendship is put to the ultimate test. Switzerland Bijou Theater August 30    ...
Toad Road   – August 29th – 8:00 pm   BEST PICTURE WINNER

Toad Road – August 29th – ...

Director: Jason Banker This surreal psychological drama gives a truthful look at human behavior while crafting a current of unease. Subtle horror permeates this tale of James, a part-time pizza worker addicted to taking situations to extremes, hurting himself physically and avoiding any type of relationship that demands openness. His friends enable this behavior until he meets Sara. But she soon becomes immersed in experimentation with drugs and finds herself unleashing something locked away since childhood. His life is torn apart by her disappearance, soon after they...
This Is For Me   – August 28th – 6:00 pm

This Is For Me – August 28th ...

Director: KJ Knies Desperate to be accepted by the local basketball players, Eddy is challenged to kiss the most popular girl at camp — then keep her to tell the tale! Using his personal camera, Eddy records his chronicles of first love and heartbreak, as well as how he finds the power to stand up for what he believes in. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...
Tag und Nacht (Day and Night)   – August 29th – 11:30 am

Tag und Nacht (Day and Night) – ...

Director: Sabine Derflinger In this erotic drama, two university girls from the country who’ve been best friends since childhood entertain the idea of working together as call girls. They form a pact to go into it together, promising to both quit if one of them stops liking it. Starting from this engaging premise, the film is a deft portrayal of 2 personalities and an examination of the relation between sex and money. Austria Bijou Theater August 29    ...