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Upcoming Screenings

Fri, Nov 17

Sullivan’s Travels

Directed by Preston Sturges

Sturges made a career on exquisitely rendered comedies with a strongly humanistic drive—and perhaps nowhere does this alchemical mixture come

Irma Vep
Fri, Nov 17

Irma Vep

Directed by Olivier Assayas

A twin portrait of both the acclaimed Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung as well as the French film industry as

Sat, Nov 18

Spirited Away

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped

Sat, Nov 18

The Story of Temple Drake

Directed by Stephen Roberts

Produced at Paramount at a time when the studio was floundering under financial hardship, The Story of Temple Drake is

Sat, Nov 18

Tetsuo: The Iron Man

Directed by Shin'ya Tsukamoto

When buttoned-up worker “the Salaryman” (Tomoroh Taguchi) accidentally hits the “Metal Fetishist” (director Shin'ya Tsukamoto) with his car, he contracts

Sun, Nov 19

Coraline

Directed by Henry Selick

Based on Neil Gaiman’s international best-selling novel, Coraline’s heroine is an adventurous girl (Dakota Fanning) who discovers a doorway to

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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.

December 18-22: Stop-Motion Animation for 4th-6th

Bring your drawings and artwork to life. Learn how animators create movement

Art of Filmmaking I

Shoot and edit two beginning-level short films as an introduction to visual,

Digital Cinematography

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

Art of Filmmaking II

  Take the knowledge you developed in ART OF FILMMAKING I to

Screenwriting Fundamentals

Get the story in your head ready for the screen. This class

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