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Upcoming Screenings

Mon, Sep 24

Taste of Cement

Directed by Ziad Kalthoum

While Aleppo and much of Syria have been systematically destroyed by their iron-fist dictator, Bashar al-Assad, millions of refugees have

Thu, Sep 27
Sat, Sep 29
Sun, Sep 30

En El Séptimo Dia

Directed by Jim McKay

In McKay’s first feature effort since 2004’s Everyday People (he has also directed episodes of critically acclaimed television shows like

Fri, Sep 28
Sat, Sep 29

Dark Money

Directed by Kimberly Reed

As is widely known at this post-Citizens United stage of democracy in the United States, big, untraceable money plays a

Mon, Oct 1

You and Me

Directed by Fritz Lang

Department store owner Mr. Morris (Harry Carey) runs a tight ship, but differs from his competitors in that he hires

Tue, Oct 2

Sex Weather

Directed by Jon Garcia

The Portland Circuit, a collaboration between the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton

Wed, Oct 3

The Circus

Directed by Sharon Grimberg

The Circus explores the colorful history of this popular, influential, and distinctly American form of entertainment, from the first one-ring

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Classes

The Northwest Film Center is one of the largest community-based film arts programs in the country. It offers the Northwest’s most comprehensive curriculum in media production and appreciation.

Digital Cinematography

More than simply operating a camera, cinematography is the art of crafting

Art of Filmmaking II

Take the knowledge you developed in ART OF FILMMAKING I to the

Art of Filmmaking I

Shoot and edit two beginning-level short films as an introduction to visual,

Screenwriting Fundamentals

Get the story in your head ready for the screen. This class

Super 8mm and 16mm Processing and Handling

POSTPONED - New date TBD Learn the "throw your film in a

Silver Screen Club

The Northwest Film Center boasts over 500 screenings per year. Find your front row seat to some of the best cinematic programming Portland has to offer!

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Equipment & Facility Rental

The Film Center rents film/video equipment, facilities, and edit labs to artist and nonprofit users at subsidized rates. Equipment is also available for commercial productions as availability allows.

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