Upcoming Screenings

Thursday, May 25

Electronic Elsewhere: Videos by Carl Diehl

Directed by Carl Diehl

Portland filmmaker Carl Diehl, a founding member of the audiovisual group Weird Fiction, works in re-tooling narrative and documentary conventions

Friday, May 26

REconstructing Identity: A Shorts Program

Directed by Ulysses Jenkins, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Kevin Jerome Everson, Ina Archer, Chris Harris, Ja'Tovia Gary

As a way to investigate and work through the oppression that stereotypical images in the media can cast upon people

Saturday, May 27

The Ornithologist

Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues

Winner of the Best Director award at the Locarno Film Festival, Rodrigues’s The Ornithologist follows a man’s journey on a

Saturday, May 27

Tongues Untied!

Directed by Marlon T. Riggs

To this day, probably the most important film on Black gay life in the US is Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied!,

Wednesday, May 31

An Evening with Kathy Kasic

Directed by Kathy Kasic

Kathy Kasic is best known for her work on nature documentaries which have aired on public television and nature channels.

Saturday, June 3

A Dream is What You Wake Up From

Directed by Larry Bullard, Carolyn Y. Johnson

A hybrid film mixing documentary and drama, A Dream is What You Wake Up From is a back-and-forth film detailing

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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.

Film Directing Studio

  Shoot and direct a scene(s) with professional actors and a small

June 19-23: Stop-Motion Animation for 4th-6th

Bring your characters to life using Dragonframe software. Bring your drawings and

June 26-30: Stop-Motion Animation for 6th-8th

Bring your drawings and artwork to life. Learn how animators create movement

June 26-30: Digital Moviemaking for 4th-6th

Have fun with creative storytelling styles and techniques. Try your hand at

June 26-30: Digital Moviemaking for 6th-8th

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

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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