Upcoming Screenings

Sun, Aug 20

Rules of the Game

Directed by Jean Renoir

Although it was met with diverse responses when it was released, few films have earned such universal critical acclaim as

Mon, Aug 21

Vertigo

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Topping Sight & Sound’s most recent critics’ poll of the 50 greatest films of all time, this 1958 psychological thriller

Tue, Aug 22

It’s a Gift

Directed by Norman McLeod

By 1934, W.C. Fields was at the top of his game, enormously popular in the US after a long string

Wed, Aug 23

Fading Landscapes: The Films of Linda Fenstermaker

Directed by Linda Fenstermaker

Working primarily in 16mm and Super 8mm film, experimental Seattle filmmaker Linda Fenstermaker explores the interactions and relationships between body

Thu, Aug 24

This Is Spinal Tap

Directed by Rob Reiner

Rob Reiner's 1984 faux-documentary portrait of Spinal Tap, a tin-eared, British heavy metal band, practically spawned its own sub-genre of

Fri, Aug 25
Sat, Aug 26

Mulholland Drive

Directed by David Lynch

Mulholland Drive, conceived as a television series in the Twin Peaks lineage and shot as a feature-length pilot episode, was

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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.

Arri Alexa Camera Operation – August

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

Super 8 Camera Operation

Learn to shoot in the classic, home movie, analog format and become

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

Art of Filmmaking II

Take the knowledge you developed in ART OF FILMMAKING I to the

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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