2017 Equipment Rental Special – January only!

  Live your New Years resolution to make more film in 2017!  The Northwest Film Center is here to help with two outstanding equipment rental specials available ONLY until February 15.   $199 Equipment Package   Pay $199 now and receive unlimited rentals of our cameras, sound gear, lights and other equipment through December 29,

Watch Learn Make Party

Thanks to everyone who joined us on Thursday, November 10 as we celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Northwest Film Center and the Opening Night of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival. At the party we announced our goal to raise $45,000 in our 45th year for our Scholarship Fund. If you’d like to contribute, please

2017 Portland International Film Festival

Global Classroom screenings during the 2017 Portland International Film Festival will take place Tuesday, February 21st through Friday February 24th. Generally we have two screenings each day, one in the morning and one in the early afternoon. As with all Global Classroom screenings, online reservations are required. Once the films are announced we will begin

October 18: Global Classroom

Do Not Resist Director Craig Atkinson will be in attendance for a Q&A immediately following the film. Screening Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 12:15 p.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Directed by Craig Atkinson United States, 2016, 73 mins., in English Themes & Subjects: American Studies, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Law, Racism, Urban

November 16: Global Classroom

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb   SCREENING CANCELLED Screening Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. RSVP for this screening via the online form at the bottom of this page. Directed by Stanley Kubrick United States, 1964, 95 mins., in

Watch Learn Make

Join us on the opening night of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival for a night of food and fun benefiting our next generation of Northwest filmmakers and celebrating the Northwest Film Center’s 45th anniversary. PURCHASE TICKETS Purchase Tickets Join us on the opening night of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival for a night of food and

November 16: Whitman College

Best of the 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Tour Wednesday, November 16, 2016 7:00 pm Whitman College 345 Boyer Ave Walla Walla, WA 99362

September 20: Beaverton City Library

Best of the 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Tour Tuesday, September 20, 2016 7:00 pm Beaverton City Library 11200 SW Murray Scholls Pl #102 Beaverton, OR 97007

August 27: Johnny Guitar (1954)

  Praised as Joan Crawford’s “greatest triumph”, Johnny Guitar is a 1954 western drama directed by Nicholas Ray. Featuring the Academy Award winning actress, Johnny Guitar follows Vienna, a strong-willed and independent saloonkeeper with a volatile relationship between herself and the community of an Arizona cattle town. Vienna and her unstable relationship with the town

Director Spotlight: Bill Brown and Sabine Gruffat

On Tuesday August 2, the Northwest Film Center is proud to present Speculation Nation, the latest documentary by artists Bill Brown and Sabine Gruffat, who will introduce the film and lead a Q&A following. Speculation Nation is an incisive look into the housing crisis in Spain, exploring through first-hand accounts the intersections between money, politics, and