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Upcoming Screenings

Mon, Oct 15

24 Frames

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Three years in the making and Kiarostami’s final film before his death in 2016, each segment in 24 Frames offers

Thu, Oct 18

Best of the 44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

As we look forward to the 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, the nation’s oldest regional film  showcase, we present this special

Fri, Oct 19
Sat, Oct 20
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Sun, Oct 21

Bisbee ’17

Directed by Robert Greene

In 1917, Bisbee, Arizona, was witness to a heinous, violent, racist event: the expulsion of 1,200 immigrant copper miners who

Fri, Oct 19

Horror of Dracula

Directed by Terence Fisher

Peter Cushing stars as Doctor Van Helsing and Christopher Lee as Count Dracula in this towering achievement of gothic horror

Sat, Oct 20

Fright Night

Directed by Tom Holland

When teenaged horror film obsessive Charley (William Ragsdale) comes to believe that a suave vampire (Chris Sarandon) has moved next

Sun, Oct 21

Not Sorry #3: Home

Directed by Various

Stories of political and social upheaval are often accompanied with typical media images of suffering or violence. But the resulting

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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.

Arri Alexa Camera Operation

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

Super 8mm and 16mm Processing and Handling

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

December 17-21: Digital Moviemaking for 6th-8th

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

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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