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Ghosts of Highway 20

Directed by Dave Killen, the Oregonian/OregonLive

Young women kept disappearing along the last 130 miles of U.S. 20 as it winds from the Cascade foothills to

Thin Ice: A Polar Bear’s Plight

Directed by Dave Killen, the Oregonian/OregonLive

Be prepared to fall in love with Nora the polar bear. The 2-year-old bear has overcome incredible odds. Abandoned by



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.