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A.K.

Directed by Chris Marker

Marker’s (La Jetee, Sans Soleil) hyper-observational style is on full display in A.K. as he skirts around Akira Kurosawa’s legendary,

Le Joli Mae

Directed by Chris Marker, Pierre Lhomme

“The restoration of Marker’s legendary portrait of Paris in May 1962 premiered at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, exactly half

Level Five

Directed by Chris Marker

French film essayist Chris Marker (La Jetee, A Grin Without A Cat, Le Joli Mai) singular place in cinema is

The Owl’s Legacy

Directed by Chris Marker

After making many essay film masterpieces in the 1960s and 1970s, Chris Marker turned increasingly to television in the 1980s,



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.