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Upcoming Screenings

Sat, Jan 20

The Last Hot Lick

Directed by Mahalia Cohen

Jack Willits is “The Last Hot Lick,” a pushing-70 musician on a never-ending tour of small gigs in Eastern Oregon.

Sat, Jan 20

Trouble Every Day

Directed by Claire Denis

Sex and violence bleed together in Claire Denis' erotic horror tale of an American scientist (Vincent Gallo) on honeymoon in

Sun, Jan 21

The Boxtrolls

Directed by Graham Annable

Based on the British children’s novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow, The Boxtrolls is a meticulously crafted, fast-paced adventure,

Sun, Jan 21

Charles Mingus: Triumph of the Underdog

Directed by Don McGlynn

“I am Charles Mingus, half black man, half yellow man. . . I play jazz, I am a Negro,” declares

Sun, Jan 21

Trouble No More

Directed by Jennifer Lebeau

Trouble No More showcases Bob Dylan’s creative and spiritual mindset during his “born again” gospel era, which generated three of

Mon, Jan 22

Time to Die

Directed by Arturo Ripstein

Mexican cinema legend Arturo Ripstein’s directorial debut Time to Die, with a script co-written by Gabriel García Márquez, is a

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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.

Art of Filmmaking I

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Digital Cinematography

Develop an eye for shot composition and framing while shooting in a

Art of Filmmaking II

  Take the knowledge you developed in ART OF FILMMAKING I to

Screenwriting Fundamentals

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

Arri Alexa Camera Operation – February

The basics of shooting with our flagship digital cinema camera. Known for

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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