Upcoming Screenings

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The Fencer

Directed by Klaus Härö

Next screening: Sunday, October 23 @ 7 pm

Fleeing from Russian secret police in early 1950’s, a young Baltic dissident leaves Leningrad to settle in the small coastal


The Homecoming

Directed by Björn Hlynur Haraldsson

Next screening: Sunday, October 23 @ 4:30 pm

Gunnar is a sociologist in his fifties who has written countless self-help books, but that can’t help him as his


The Idealist

Directed by Christina Rosendahl

Next screening: Monday, October 24 @ 7 pm

In 1968, during the Cold War, an American B-52 bomber carrying nuclear warheads crashed on the polar ice near the


Here is Harold

Directed by Gunnar Vikene

Next screening: Tuesday, October 25 @ 6:30 pm

For over 40 years, Harold has been running a successful small furniture shop in Bergen with his wife, Marny. But



Directed by Rúnar Rúnarsson

Next screening: Tuesday, October 25 @ 8:30 pm

Icelandic filmmaker Rúnarsson (Volcano) explores change, transition, and adaptation and their roles in human relationships. After living in Reykjavik with


After Spring

Directed by Ellen Martinez, Steph Ching

Next screening: Wednesday, October 26 @ 7 pm

The Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is the largest gathering spot in the Middle East for the millions of refugees


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 Editing

Introduction to editing styles, concepts, and techniques using Final Cut Pro X.

Film Distribution in the Digital Age

The Founder and Executive Director of Film Sprout leads this fast-paced seminar

Sound Recording

Use professional sound gear to record scripted dialogue and interviews. The first

Intro to Film Composing

An overview of the art and the business of creating original music

Screenwriting ReMix for New Media

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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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