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Upcoming Screenings

Thu, Aug 16

Breakin’

Directed by Joel Silberg

As the first widely released breakdancing film, Breakin' is a cultural milestone that reeks of 1980s cash-in cinema culture, from

Fri, Aug 17
Sat, Aug 18
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Sun, Aug 19

The Last Movie

Directed by Dennis Hopper

A legendary film maudit made in the wake of the smash success of Hopper’s directorial debut Easy Rider (1969), The

Mon, Aug 20

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Winner of the Palme d’Or (best film) at the Cannes Film Festival, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Wed, Aug 22

The Guatemalan Handshake and Rat Pack Rat

Directed by Todd Rohal, Megan Griffiths, Justin Zimmerman

After winning the Special Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival for his surreal mystery The Guatemalan Handshake (2006), director

Thu, Aug 23

Bringing Up Baby

Directed by Howard Hawks

In Howard Hawks' celebrated comedic masterpiece, a chronically flustered paleontologist (Cary Grant) comes under the spell of a free-spirited society

Fri, Aug 24

The American Friend

Directed by Wim Wenders

Jonathan Zimmermann (Bruno Ganz) believes that he will soon die of leukemia. An unscrupulous American named Tom Ripley (Dennis Hopper)

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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.

Directing Intensive

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

Digital Cinematography

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

Art of Filmmaking II

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

Art of Filmmaking I

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

Documentary Production

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