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2014 British Arrow Awards

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This annual juried survey (37th edition), formerly called the British Television Advertising Awards, never fails to deliver an entertaining mix

2014 Project Viewfinder Screening

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Homelessness is, and is not, what you think. This series of poignant short films, created by local young adults transitioning

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2014 Sapporo Shorts Program

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Our sister city colleagues at the Sapporo International Short Film Festival in Sapporo, Japan, return to share a new program

2015 British Arrows Awards

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This annual juried survey (38th edition), formerly called the British Television Advertising Awards, never fails to deliver an entertaining mix

50 Foot Challenge

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Northwest Film Center Presents The 50 Foot Challenge A 50th Birthday Celebration for Super 8   A screening of new

7 Letters

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Seven of Singapore’s most illustrious filmmakers, including Boo Junfeng, Eric Khoo, K Rajagopal, Jack Neo, Tan Pin Pin, Royston Tan,

An Evening With Community-Based Storytellers

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Journalism and media work are no longer performed by journalists and media professionals alone. The public wants to create, contribute,

Animated Worlds: Stop-Motion Shorts

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LAIKA’s Mark Shapiro travels the world of animation film festivals, sharing the studio’s work and viewing work by artists from

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Archival Screening Night

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The Association of Moving Image Archivists, an international association dedicated to the preservation and use of moving image media, is

Best of the BendFilm Festival

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Now in its 16th year, BendFilm Festival, which takes place every October, showcases short and feature-length films from around the

Best of the Shorts

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This is a selection of the PIFF 39 audience's favorite short films. Films may not be presented in the order

Best of the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

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Each Summer in the Eastern Oregon town of Baker City, the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival springs to life

Canopy Stories

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Presented as part of the Portland Circuit, a partnership between the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, the Hollywood Theatre, The Clinton

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Certifiably Yours: New Films from the School of Film

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Join us as we screen and celebrate the work of year’s School of Film Certificate Program graduates and acknowledge the

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Cinema Project and NWFC Present (Un) Fixed Terra Firma: Analog Films from Artist-Run Labs (I)

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Celluloid-based filmmaking is alive and well in Europe, thanks to a network of film labs dedicated to both the preservation

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Cinema Project and NWFC Present (Un) Fixed Terra Firma: Analog Films from Artist-Run Labs (II)

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Celluloid-based filmmaking is alive and well in Europe, thanks to a network of film labs dedicated to both the preservation

Cinesonika: Celebrating the Soundtrack

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Cinesonika is a semi-annual conference at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC that showcases new experimental of film and video

Dance @ 30fps

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Organized by frequent BodyVox collaborator and Ohio State University Department of Dance professor Mitchell Rose, Dance@30FPS (frames per second) is a

Dancing Over Borders

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BodyVox co-artistic director Jamey Hampton has curated a collection of recent films that combine fresh emerging voices with seasoned artists

Dirty Looks: 8 Years On

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Queer film collective Dirty Looks compiles eight years of experimental screenings for a shorts program of signature delights that queer

End of the World

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The artists in the Vancouver-based Iris Film Collective create, exhibit, and tour film-based works—single channel, sculptural, installation—with the goal of

Fresh Fear

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The Northwest Film Center’s Fresh Film Northwest program is excited to announce the first ever Fresh Fear! Fresh Fear takes

Grisly, Ghastly, Ghoulish Animated Horror

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Laika Brand Manager Mark Shapiro travels the globe visiting animation festivals, on the lookout for new content and representing the

Gus Van Sant: Early Influences

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This program presents a selection of experimental works from the 1960s, made by some of the foremost practitioners of the

Héroes Magníficos

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As part of its ongoing efforts to give voice to under-represented youth in our community, the Film Center and its

Historias de Objetos & Héroes Magníficos

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Portland Latino teens and artists reflect on the everyday heroes and precious objects in their lives in these documentaries collaboratively

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Home Movie Day 2014

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The Film Center and Oregon Historical Society are excited to celebrate treasures lost and found at the worldwide Home Movie

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Home Movie Day 2015

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Join the Northwest Film Center and Oregon Historical Society again this year for Home Movie Day 2015. Home Movie Day

Home Movies in Filmmakers’ Hands

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This program of short films celebrates how Northwest filmmakers are paying homage to home movies either through drawing inspiration from

Indie Visions in Stop-Motion

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Portland visual artist and animator Rose Bond, a faculty member at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, has selected this

Internal Review: Films by Northwest Film Center Staff

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Join us for a showcase of work by filmmakers on staff at the Northwest Film Center. Films to be screened

Looney Tunes: Classic Warner Brothers Animation

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Before they became the backbone of syndicated cartoon programming on television, Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and the rest of the

Made in Portland: Selections from the Portland Music Video Festival

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Music videos are the ultimate marriage of art and commerce; a breeding ground for up-and-coming filmmakers experimenting with their craft;

Mitchell Rose Presents: Dance@30FPS On the Road

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Eight dance-based shorts. Me—Story of a Performance Finland/Japan 2013 Director: Jopsu Ramu A performance drawn from both subjective and objective

National Media Market 2017 Conference – Best in Show

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Presented as part of the National Media Market 2017 Conference. One of the below films will screen in full —

Northwest Film Center Movers and Makers

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More than just a staff show-and-tell, we celebrate short films by Northwest Film Center faculty and staff. The program includes

Northwest Film Center Student Screening

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Celebrate the many short films and projects created by our students during the 2019 Spring Term, including Art of Filmmaking

Northwest Music Video Showcase

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Kick back and enjoy a swath of music videos by Northwest Filmmakers in a showcase featuring videos by/for: Liz Vaughan

NW Music Video Showcase

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Join us as we present another installment of our annual showcase for some of the best music videos being made

NW Music Videos Open Screening

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As part of the Reel Music Fest, the NW Film Center is proud to present an open screening of NW

NWFC School of Film Student Screening

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Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the classes and camps of Summer Term

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NWFC School of Film Student Screening

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Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the classes and camps of Summer Term

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Open Screening

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The Film Center partners with The Oregon Media Production Association to present an OMPA edition of our bimonthly Open Screening

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Open Screening

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Tonight the screen is yours. We throw open the doors of the Whitsell Auditorium inviting you to show your new

Out of the Archives: Youth-Made Films from Across Oregon

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Since 1977, the Film Center's statewide Filmmakers-in-the-Schools Program has partnered with K-12 schools and community organizations around Oregon to bring

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Out of the Archives: Youth-Made Films from Across Oregon

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Since 1977, the Film Center’s statewide Filmmakers-in-the-Schools Program has partnered with K-12 schools and community organizations around Oregon to bring

Portland Dance Film Festival Program 1

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PDFF PICKS 1 Going Home Director  Harrie Verbeek Director of Photography Richard Spierings Choreographer Jelena Kostić Dancer(s)  Huub Smit, Liz

POSTPONED – Portland Circuit

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In partnership with the Oregon Made Creative Foundation and independent theaters around the city of Portland, we are proud to

Reel Music: Northwest Music Video Showcase

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Join us as we present a new installment of our annual showcase of great new music videos made by filmmakers

Sapporo Shorts Program

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Our Portland Sister City colleagues at the Sapporo International Short Film Festival in Sapporo, Japan, return with a new program

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School of Film Student Screening

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Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the Winter Term and Spring Term 2015

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School of Film Student Screening

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Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the classes of Fall Term 2014. Whether

Short Circuit Touring Program

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Short Circuit is presented annually by CineVic Society of Independent Filmmakers in Victoria, British Columbia. Screening work from over 30

SHORT CUTS 6: Animated Worlds

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LAIKA’s Mark Shapiro attends animation festivals from Annecy to Zagreb and has hand-picked this collection of diverse works that showcase

Short Cuts I: International Ties

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Six International Short Films.   August DIRECTOR: Tomek Ślesicki - (Poland) A fllm about first love and the things we

Short Cuts II: Animated Worlds

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Eight animated shorts. Cyclopédes DIRECTOR: Mathieu Epiney - (Switzerland) With its subtitles and pianola music, Cyclopédes references the aesthetic of

Short Cuts III: International Ties

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Six international shorts. Balmoral Hotel DIRECTOR: Wayne Wapeemukwa - (Canada) The life story of a First Nations sex worker is

Short Cuts IV: International Ties

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Dissonance DIRECTOR: Till Nowak - (Germany) A psychotic street musician has to leave his mental world to deal with the

Short Cuts V: Made in Oregon

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Eight Oregon short films. Presented by the Oregon Cultural Trust, Amtrak Cascades, The Governor's Office of Film and Television, and

Short Cuts VI: International Ties

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Six international shorts. Bear Story DIRECTOR: Gabriel Osorio - (Chile) An old, melancholy bear tells his life story through a

Short Cuts VII: Space Time Being

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Six international shorts. Parallel universes, bi-location, autohypnosis, alternate dimensions, and past lives: this program of new experimental films, programmed and

Short Cuts VIII: International Ties

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Six international shorts. I Thought I Told You to Shut Up!! DIRECTOR: Charlie Tyrell - (United States) In 1977, David

Shorts 2: International Steps

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Ten dance-based shorts. Escualo US 2015 Directors: Martin and Facundo Lombard A powerful new tap piece from the Lombard Twins'

Shorts I: Known and Unknown (Or Unknowable)

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The observable universe–isotropic in orientation–does not conform to all observers equally. As perspectives shift, that which is known and unknown

Shorts II: Visions of Reality

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A visit to a room, dark-adapted; an opportunity to leave-without-traveling. Please remain seated. These are our momentary intersections of place

The Best of the 41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

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Each year, following November’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, a program of shorts tours the region to find new audiences and inspire

The Best of the 41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

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Each year, following November’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, a program of shorts tours the region to find new audiences and inspire

Undertones II

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An evening of live video and analog projections in the Whitsell Auditorium and the Portland Art Museum sculpture court, paired

Whitman at the Whitsell

Directed by Marilyn Zornado, Various, Joan Gratz, Devon Damonte

An evening of animation and poetry in celebration of the American poet Walt Whitman’s 200th birthday. Portland-based animator Marilyn Zornado

Workers Leaving the Factory Shorts Program

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Considered the first motion picture presented in public, the Lumière Brothers’ Workers Leaving the Lumière Factory (1895) is indeed a