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Encore screenings added

Monday, March 18 2019, 2:30 pm

The Film Center announced the encore screenings today - I've added them.

Also, a bug fix that's a little late for this year: I noticed that the film index (the second half of the printable PDF) didn't include dates, only times. Whoops, fixed.

Two scheduling notes

Tuesday, March 5 2019, 6:01 pm

A couple of unusual things about this year's PIFF schedule that you might want to be aware of:

  • There are two screenings of Lajka - one is in 2D, one is in 3D; the Scheduling Assistant doesn't know they're different, though.
  • The opening night film, Amateurs, also screens once in the main festival. The Scheduling Assistant may choose the latter screening for you, even though the opening night screenings only conflict with each other.

The answer to both these problems are the same: if the Scheduling Assistant makes a choice you don't like, you can manually select the screening you want (click on that screening in Your Festival Schedule, then click the Schedule button). Then go back to the Schedule Assistant tab: where it says You've got some screenings selected already; what should I do with them?, choose "Deselect the future automatically-scheduled screenings - leave the manually-picked ones". Then click the Schedule Films! button - the schedule assistant will recalculate your schedule but keep the once you explicitly told it to keep.

Welcome Back

Sunday, February 17 2019, 10:17 am

Nice to see you again! Just finished entering (and double-checking) the schedule. See you at the movies!

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