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Upcoming Screenings

Fri, Sep 21
Sat, Sep 22
Sun, Sep 23
Sun, Sep 23

Scarred Hearts

Directed by Radu Jude

Based loosely on the writings of the Romanian dissident Max Blecher (1909-1938), Scarred Hearts follows the young Emmanuel (Lucian Teodor Rus), a

Sat, Sep 22
Sun, Sep 23

Looney Tunes: Warner Bros. Cartoon Classics

Portland cartoon maven Ivan Gold celebrates the golden age of Warner Brothers’ Looney Tunes. “In 1930, 50% of America went

Sat, Sep 22

Constructing Albert

Directed by Laura Collado, Jim Loomis

At the helm of Catalonia, Spain’s elBulli, voted the world’s best restaurant a record five times, Ferran Adrià became one

Sat, Sep 22

The Atomic Cafe

Directed by Jayne Loader, Kevin Rafferty, Pierce Rafferty

Composed entirely of found footage, The Atomic Cafe offers a darkly humorous leap into the abyss of cold war–era hubris,

Mon, Sep 24

Taste of Cement

Directed by Ziad Kalthoum

While Aleppo and much of Syria have been systematically destroyed by their iron-fist dictator, Bashar al-Assad, millions of refugees have

Thu, Sep 27
Sat, Sep 29
Sun, Sep 30

En El Séptimo Dia

Directed by Jim McKay

In McKay’s first feature effort since 2004’s Everyday People (he has also directed episodes of critically acclaimed television shows like

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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.

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,

Screenwriting Fundamentals

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

Super 8mm and 16mm Processing and Handling

Learn the "throw your film in a bucket and pour chemistry all

Silver Screen Club

The Northwest Film Center boasts over 500 screenings per year. Find your front row seat to some of the best cinematic programming Portland has to offer!

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Equipment & Facility Rental

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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