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Amazing Grace

Directed by Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack

This unbelievable two-day gospel concert film sees Aretha Franklin at her captivating best—and will come to be known as one

The Swimmer

Directed by Frank Perry, Sydney Pollack

Based on the famous John Cheever story of the same name, THE SWIMMER interrogates the American Dream, illuminating the ways



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.