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Kiss Me Deadly

Directed by Robert Aldrich

One of the grittiest and downright nasty films noir of the classical Hollywood cycle (albeit independently produced), Kiss Me Deadly

Vera Cruz

Directed by Robert Aldrich

A detailed study in contrasts, VERA CRUZ pairs Lancaster’s smarmy, conniving rancher with Gary Cooper’s upstanding, old-guard Southern gentleman in

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by Robert Aldrich

Robert Aldrich directs one of the most mythical productions in Hollywood history, the lone film which co-starred longtime personal and



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.