Today at The Clinton: Monday, Jan 20



The 8th Annual Oregon Independent Film Festival© returns to showcase the best in independent cinema to our magnificent state of Oregon.

Dedicated to discovering the greatest new filmmakers, the Oregon Independent Film Festival searches the globe to find the most innovative and engaging movies of the year, to screen the best new work, alongside hollywood premieres, together in the legendary cinema houses of the pacific northwest, as part of our mission to promote the majestic state of Oregon as a global film tourism destination.

The Oregon Independent Film Festival is an event not-to-be-missed.

The Oregon Independent Film Festival features over 70 films from 11 countries, screened over two weeks in independent cinemas across the great state of Oregon, USA.



The Lower Rooms
Barry Hunt and Nathan Wilson
United States

Tenzin, a Tibetan survivor of political torture is in Portland, Oregon for rehabilitation. Staying in the home of Madeline, a worker in the rehabilitation center, he is home all day with Madeline's teenage daughter Rosie. He becomes reluctantly embroiled in her angst, loneliness, invasive curiosity and dangerous games. When Rosie finds herself in danger from her boyfriend’s involvement in a cult, she seeks desperate refuge from Tenzin. The two, in an unusual bond created by life's atrocities, open to one another for survival and healing.

Starring: OIFF Award Winner Lobsang Tenzin, as well as Jena San’Cartier, and Kelly Lambert.

Special Admission

Tickets go on sale in August. OIFF ticketing is through its ticketing service partnership. Please check the OIFF Website for all Oregon Independent Film Festival ticketing information for Portland and Eugene.