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PIFF 2017: Starless Dreams

Starless Dreams Directed by Mehrdad Oskouei Iran, Documentary, 2016, 76 mins., in Farsi with English subtitles Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 10 a.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Themes & Subjects: Islamic Studies, Juvenile Justice, Women’s Studies, Adolescence, Family Relations Synopsis: Murder, drug addiction, hijacking cars, running away from home: these are just a few

PIFF 2017: Rara

Rara Directed by Pepa San Martín Chile/Argentina, Drama, 2016, 82 mins., in Spanish with English subtitles Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 10 a.m. Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. Themes & Subjects: Family Relations, Lesbian Studies, Adolescence, South America Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Sara has a warm and supportive home with

2017 Equipment Rental Special – Available until February 25!

  Extended due to popular demand! 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 25.   $199 Equipment Package   Pay $199 now and receive unlimited rentals of our cameras, sound gear, lights and

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

October 18, 2016: Do Not Resist

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

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

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

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