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Upcoming Screenings

Tue, Sep 24

A Perfect 14

Directed by Giovanna Morales Vargas

Presenting the parallels between society and the fashion industry, A Perfect 14 examines the segregation plus-size models face as they

Fri, Sep 27

The Traveler

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Kiarostami’s first feature focuses on a boy in a provincial city so avid to get to Tehran to see a

Sat, Sep 28

A Wedding Suit

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

In a trilevel shopping arcade, a teenage boy who works for a tailor is besieged by two other boys who

Sat, Sep 28

The Report

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

The rare early Kiarostami film made outside of Kanoon, and one of the most downbeat of his features, this adult

Sun, Sep 29


Directed by Claudia Weill

Susan (Melanie Mayron), a fine art photographer, and Anne (Anita Skinner), a writer, live as roommates in New York City,

Sun, Sep 29

Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania

Directed by Jonas Mekas

In the early 1970s, Mekas returned to his homeland, Lithuania, with trusty Bolex 16mm camera in hand, creating this diary

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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.

Screenwriting: Advanced

Start, finish, or resume your feature screenplay or television series pilot in

Art of Filmmaking I

Shoot and edit two beginning-level individual short films as you are introduced

Screenwriting Fundamentals

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

Editing Fundamentals

Introduction to editing styles, concepts, and techniques using Adobe Premiere. Bring your

16mm Bolex Camera Operation

Explore the unique potential of 16mm film as an analog storytelling tool.

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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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