Upcoming Screenings

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by Stuart Rosenberg

Next screening: Monday, September 26 @ 7:30 PM

Of all of the enigmatic loners gracing the filmography of charismatic actor and philanthropist Paul Newman (Hud, The Hustler’s Fast



Directed by Carlos Saura

Next screening: Tuesday, September 27 @ 7 pm

Famed for his celebrated “flamenco trilogy,” (Blood Wedding, Carmen, El Amour Brujo) Saura returns to the dance celebrated in his

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Abortion: Stories Women Tell

Directed by Tracy Droz Tragos

Next screening: Wednesday, September 28 @ 7 pm

The US Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade gave every woman the right to have an abortion, but today a


The Insider

Directed by Michael Mann

Next screening: Thursday, September 29 @ 7 pm

A scalding exposé of big tobacco, government lobbying practices, and the methods that power will leverage to silence its critics,

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His Girl Friday

Directed by Howard Hawks

Next screening: Friday, September 30 @ 5:30 pm

One of the most famous products to come out of Columbia Pictures during its late-’30s/early-’40s heyday, His Girl Friday is


Les rendez-vous d’Anna

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Next screening: Friday, September 30 @ 8 pm

Before pursuing filmmaking, Chantal Akerman set out to be a writer. Like her earlier feature Je tu il elle (1975),


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.

Art of Film I

Art of Filmmaking I

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

Art of Filmmaking II

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

iFilmmaking Basics: Editing Tips and Tricks

Turn your iPhone or iPad into a video editing station.  This beginner-level
iFilmmaking Shooting

iFilmmaking Basics: Shooting Tips and Tricks

Shoot on your iPhone or iPad with skill and confidence. This beginner-level

Documentary Proposal Writing

Jump start your documentary project with an irresistible proposal that leaves funders wanting

Silver Screen Club

Join the Silver Screen Club to find your front row seat to some of the best cinematic programming Portland has to offer! The Northwest Film Center boasts over 500 screenings per year, including the Portland International Film Festival, Top Down rooftop series and Reel Music Festival.

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