Upcoming Screenings


Northwest Film Center Student Screening

Directed by NWFC Students

Next screening: Sunday, September 25 @ 4:30 p.m.

Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the classes of Summer Term 2016.This will

Say Anything

Say Anything…

Directed by Cameron Crowe

Next screening: Sunday, September 25 @ 7:30 pm

Crowe’s directorial debut cemented his reputation as a heart-on-the-sleeve auteur capable of elevating universal rites of passage into dynamically charged



Directed by Carlos Saura

Next screening: Sunday, September 25 @ 2 pm

Famed for his celebrated “flamenco trilogy,” (Blood Wedding, Carmen, El Amour Brujo) Saura returns to the dance celebrated in his

Yellow Sky

Yellow Sky

Directed by William Wellman

Next screening: Sunday, September 25 @ 7 pm

The remote island of The Tempest becomes a desolate ghost town in William Wellman’s skillfully crafted Western. A gang of

Cool Hand Luke

Cool Hand Luke

Directed by Stuart Rosenberg

Next screening: Monday, September 26 @ 7:30 PM

Of all of the enigmatic loners gracing the filmography of charismatic actor and philanthropist Paul Newman (Hud, The Hustler’s Fast

abortion- stories women tell

Abortion: Stories Women Tell

Directed by Tracy Droz Tragos

Next screening: Wednesday, September 28 @ 7 pm

The US Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade gave every woman the right to have an abortion, but today a


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.

super 8 processing

Super 8 Processing & Handling

Learn the "throw your film in a bucket and pour chemistry all
Art of Film I

Art of Filmmaking I

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

Art of Filmmaking II

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

iFilmmaking Basics: Editing Tips and Tricks

Turn your iPhone or iPad into a video editing station.  This beginner-level
iFilmmaking Shooting

iFilmmaking Basics: Shooting Tips and Tricks

Shoot on your iPhone or iPad with skill and confidence. This beginner-level

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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