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In accordance with the recent mandate from Oregon Governor Kate Brown, masks are required during Open-Air Cinema at OMSI. Masks continue to be required for all staff and visitors at the Portland Art Museum, including Venice VR Expanded.

Finding Normal

Directed by Brian Lindstrom

Lindstrom’s powerful documentary takes an unflinching look at the daunting difficulties in overcoming addictions and the dynamic within Portland’s Central

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Measure 11: The Law and its Consequences

Directed by Brian Lindstrom

Students on probation with the Multnomah County Department of Juvenile Justice, led by Northwest Film Center Filmmaker-in-residence Brian Lindstrom, explored

Mothering Inside/The Family Preservation Project

Directed by Brian Lindstrom

The Family Preservation Project at Wilsonville’s Coffee Creek Correctional Facility works to keep imprisoned mothers in contact with their children,



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.