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Jules and Jim

Directed by François Truffaut

One of the finest films of the French New Wave, Jules & Jim cemented François Truffaut’s legacy after his unassailable

Shoot the Piano Player!

Directed by François Truffaut

Truffaut, hot off The 400 Blows, his masterpiece of adolescent dread, completely changes directions with Shoot the Piano Player!, a

Small Change

Directed by François Truffaut

Following his critical successes with The 400 Blows, Jules and Jim, and other films, Truffaut achieved his greatest commercial success

The 400 Blows

Directed by François Truffaut

Truffaut’s autobiographical first feature remains for many his best film. Drawing upon his early years as an orphan, Truffaut gives



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.