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Upcoming Screenings

Wed, Nov 14

Short Circuit Touring Program

Directed by Various

Short Circuit is presented annually by CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers in Victoria, British Columbia. Screening work from over 30

Fri, Nov 16

Space is the Place

Directed by John Coney

Sun Ra’s cinematic vehicle of “alter-destiny” and Afro-futurism, Space is the Place is a combination neo-blaxploitation, sci-fi, performance footage, and

Sat, Nov 17

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Directed by Jiří Trnka

In this bewitching adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic fairy tale, the love lives of mortals and forest sprites mingle during one

Sat, Nov 17

The Addiction

Directed by Abel Ferrara

With The Addiction, maverick auteur Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant, Ms. 45) returns to the genre excesses of his 1979 horror

Sun, Nov 18

A Star from the Start: Early Jiří Trnka Shorts

Directed by Jiří Trnka

Trnka’s early shorts work quickly established him as a master filmmaker. This program includes The Animals and the Brigands (1946),

Sun, Nov 18

The Czech Year

Directed by Jiří Trnka

Trnka established his reputation as a world-renowned master of puppet animation with his Venice prize-winning first feature, a kinetic visual

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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 Movie Making

December 17-21: Digital Moviemaking for 6th-8th

Make a sci-fi-inspired drama working as a film crew. Learn the basics

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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