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In accordance with the recent mandate from Oregon Governor Kate Brown, masks are required during Open-Air Cinema at OMSI. Masks continue to be required for all staff and visitors at the Portland Art Museum, including Venice VR Expanded.

Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Directed by Various

The Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival features a few of the best short films from 2016. This touring

Canned Fit

Directed by Woodruff Laputka

Sound artist Christine Shorkhuber uses an array of “non-traditional” instruments to create minimalist melodies meant to bring us a little



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.