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Upcoming Screenings

Sun, Feb 17

Barton Fink

Directed by Joel Coen

Sporting a hairdo straight out of David Lynch's Eraserhead, John Turturro plays Barton Fink, an elitist 1940s New York playwright

Mon, Feb 18

A City of Sadness

Directed by Hou Hsiao-Hsien

Set between the end of WWII—Japan’s withdrawal from Taiwan—and the imposition of martial law under the Kuomintang government (a proxy

Wed, Feb 20

That Monster: An Allegory

Directed by Silvia Kolbowski

"To follow a non-imperialistic policy and maintain a non-racist faith becomes daily more difficult because it becomes daily clearer how great a burden

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

Amateurs

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

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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.

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

A film strip is a long and narrow canvas to be painted

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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