Upcoming Screenings

Thursday, March 30

Gaining Ground

Directed by Elaine Velazquez

Gaining Ground tells personal stories of farmers making extraordinary changes in their farming practices to feed their local communities sustainably

Friday, March 31

Nuit et jour (Night and Day)

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Julie and Jack, recently arrived in Paris, are a young couple from the provinces who spend their days making love

Saturday, April 1

Ivan’s Childhood

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky

During World War II, young Ivan (Nikolay Burlyaev) scurries across Soviet and German lines, having been recruited as a spy

Saturday, April 1

Apple Pie

Directed by Sam Hamilton

Our species' relationship with celestial bodies as told through a series of lush choreographed vignettes, this first feature from Sam

Saturday, April 1

Bamboozled

Directed by Spike Lee

Routinely (and unfairly) overshadowed by Lee’s better-known films (Do the Right Thing, She’s Gotta Have It, Malcolm X, et al.),

Sunday, April 2

Walkabout

Directed by Nicholas Roeg

Abandoned by their father in the Australian Outback, a teenaged girl (Jenny Agutter) and her young brother (Luc Roeg) wander

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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.

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

Documentary Editing

This class teaches the techniques and process of editing a no/low budget

Digital Cinematography

Develop an eye for shot composition and framing while shooting in a

Sound Recording

Introduction to basic audio recording both in the field and in controlled

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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934 SW Salmon St., Portland, Oregon

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1219 SW Park Ave., Portland, Oregon