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Upcoming Screenings

Sat, Mar 24

When Marnie Was There

Directed by Hiromasa Yonebayashi

As the swan song of Studio Ghibli, one of the foremost animation studios in the world, When Marnie Was There

Sat, Mar 24
Sun, Mar 25

Strangers on a Train

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Tennis pro Guy Haines is in a bad marriage when he’s approached by a perfect stranger, Bruno (Robert Walker), who

Sat, Mar 24
Sun, Mar 25

Dial M for Murder

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

A fading tennis pro (Ray Milland), fearing he is losing his wife (Grace Kelly)—and most of all her money—to another

Sat, Mar 24


Directed by David Cronenberg

Cable television broadcaster Max Renn (James Woods) discovers a pirate TV station that behaves like an opiate capable of twisting

Sun, Mar 25


Directed by Jan Svankmajer

Lewis Carroll’s “Alice” books have inspired generations of other writers and artists, but Švankmajer’s mix of live action and stop-motion

Mon, Mar 26

Railway Sleepers

Directed by Sompot Chidgasornpongse

Eight years in the making, longtime Apichatpong Weerasethakul collaborator Chidgasornpongse’s debut regards Thai society through the somewhat unlikely lens of

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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.

Digital Cinematography

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

Screenwriting Fundamentals

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

Documentary Production

Get your cause, concern, and/or fascination out into the media universe. This

Arri Alexa Camera Operation

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

Basic Lighting

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

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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