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Upcoming Screenings

Thu, Feb 27

The Beaches of Agnès

Directed by Agnès Varda

One of Varda’s most beautiful tributes to life as we know it, The Beaches of Agnès is a cine-memoir which

Fri, Feb 28

Agnès Varda: From Here to There

Directed by Agnès Varda

This five-episode television commission is one of Agnès Varda’s most charming and underseen works. Shot through with her unique brand

Sat, Feb 29

Faces Places

Directed by Agnès Varda, JR

Much as she did with her much-loved classic The Gleaners and I (2000), this whimsical yet profound road trip through

Sat, Feb 29

Varda by Agnès

Directed by Agnès Varda

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s

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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.

Sound Recording

Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews. Topics Overview

Screenwriting Fundamentals

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

After Effects Fundamentals

Learn how to add a new element or texture to your video

Lighting Basics

Use basic light kits to dramatically vary the mood and quality of


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

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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