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In between Opening Night and Closing Night, join us every night at our social hub, the PIFF Lounge at Nel Centro. Grab a quick bite before or after a screening, chat up your fellow film lovers (flash your schedule, then your smile), check the Festival's update board, and enjoy featured drink specials from our sponsors. The PIFF Lounge is open February 10-25, Sunday-Thursday 4-11 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 4 p.m.-12 a.m. Try a PIFFtini while you're there!


We’re glad you’re here! We recommend staying with one of the Festival’s hotel sponsors for great access to Festival venues. The Hotel Modera, adjoining the Festival’s social hub Nel Centro, is a convenient and comfortable choice for those who want to be in the middle of everything PIFF. The Hotel deLuxe and the Heathman Hotel are also conveniently located downtown and near all the action.

For lodging, dining, and other activities near our Lake Oswego venue, visit

For those looking for other things to do besides PIFF, Travel Portland is an excellent resource for everything happening in Portland.

Need help getting around? Portland has great public transportation, and you can find your way by visiting Trimet at

And for getting here and back, we highly recommend patronizing our Festival airline sponsors, Alaska Air and Delta Airlines.


Catching PIFF films at the downtown venues? From February 10-25, PDX Pedicab is providing service to Festival-goers at PIFF's three downtown locations—the Whitsell Auditorium, Regal Pioneer Place, and World Trade Center Theater—before and after film screenings. Eco-friendly pedicabs come with comfy cushions to sit on and Pendleton blankets to cover up with, and they may just get you to the next screening faster! First come, first served or plan ahead by calling 503-828-9888! Gratuity is greatly appreciated!


Create a customized PIFF schedule based on your interests using our film scheduler tool.


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