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Ma’Rosa

Directed by Brillante Mendoza

In the slums of Manila, you pay the police, or you go to jail, if not your grave. Based on

Thy Womb

Directed by Brillante Mendoza

Following the fortunes of a humble Muslim fisherman and his wife, this lyrical tale of love and beauty questions how



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.