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Arabian Nights: Volume 1, the Restless One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“An up-to-the minute rethinking of what it means to make a political film today, Gomes’s shape-shifting paean to the art

Arabian Nights: Volume 2, The Desolate One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“The middle section of Gomes’s monumental yet light-footed magnum opus shifts into a more subdued and melancholic register. But within

Arabian Nights: Volume 3, The Enchanted One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“Gomes’s sui generis epic concludes with arguably its most eccentric—and most enthralling—installment. Scheherazade escapes the king for an interlude of



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.