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3 Women

Directed by Robert Altman

Robert Altman made a long career out of films that challenged the idea that actions stemming from rampant consumerism or

Brewster McCloud

Directed by Robert Altman

Following his enormously successful M*A*S*H, Brewster McCloud, with its deliberately faltering beginning and wandering narrative line, took a determinedly different

California Split

Directed by Robert Altman

Pro gambler Charlie (Elliot Gould) and novice Bill (George Segal) form a unique bond in Robert Altman’s New Hollywood ode

Short Cuts

Directed by Robert Altman

Adapting several short stories by the Pacific Northwest author Raymond Carver and transplanting them to a bristling early-90s Los Angeles,

That Cold Day in the Park

Directed by Robert Altman

THAT COLD DAY IN THE PARK displayed Altman’s iconoclastic fascinations: a sensitivity to schisms within normalcy, a fascination with female

The Long Goodbye

Directed by Robert Altman

As a tribute to, or perhaps in contempt of, the noir detective story, Altman subverts genre convention by re-imagining the



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.