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Answer Print

Directed by Mónica Savirón

“The fading that devastates color films occurs in the dark. It is accelerated by high temperatures and, to a lesser

Broken Tongue

Directed by Mónica Savirón

An ode to freedom of movement, association, and expression is created through images culled from each January 1st issue 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.