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Upcoming Screenings

Thu, Feb 21

The Animated Films of Richard Reeves, 1992-2018

Directed by Richard Reeves

Working in the tradition of animation greats such as Norman McClaren, Len Lye, and Mary Ellen Butte, Canadian animator Richard

Fri, Feb 22
Sat, Feb 23
Sun, Feb 24

I Am Cuba

Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov

New 4k digital restoration! For a film ostensibly dealing with the Cuban Revolution, and produced essentially as Communist propaganda, I Am

Thu, Mar 7
Thu, Mar 7
Thu, Mar 14


Directed by Gabriela Pichler

In Pichler’s side-splitting and astute sophomore effort, the lightly fictional small town of Lafors, Sweden is potentially due for a

Fri, Mar 8
Sun, Mar 10

Young Solitude

Directed by Claire Simon

Documentary filmmaker Claire Simon returns for a third time to the subject of French school life in her latest feature

Fri, Mar 8
Sat, Mar 9

Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements

Directed by Irene Taylor Brodsky

Twelve years after her award-winning documentary Hear and Now, director Irene Taylor Brodsky once more turns the camera on her

Fri, Mar 8

Birds of Passage

Directed by Cristina Gallego, Ciro Guerra

Veteran director Guerra (The Wind Journeys, Embrace of the Serpent) teams up with longtime partner Gallego (herself a veteran producer)

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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.

ISA’s Third Thursdays – Portland

Join us in February with our 4th ISA Third Thursdays — February

See and Hear: Optical Sound and Painting on Film

This workshop is sold out. To be informed when a similar workshop

Basic Lighting

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

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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