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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.

Chantal Akerman: La passion de l’intime / An Intimate Passion

Directed by Zena Zezza: Dialogues Event

A presentation by Bérénice Reynaud. In the words of French art critic Elisabeth Lebovici, “Chantal Akerman’s cinema is within [us],”

Chantal Akerman: My Mother Laughs (Ma mere rit)

Directed by Zena Zezza: Dialogues Event

My Mother Laughs (Ma mere rit) is a performative reading of Chantal Akerman’s prose, written during her mother’s illness, shortly

Errant Soul: From East to West and In Between

Directed by Zena Zezza: Dialogues Event

Errant Soul presents two approaches to Chantal Akerman’s films, one stemming from her Jewish identity and the other from the

The Wind Crosses the Brown Land, Unheard.

Directed by Zena Zezza: Dialogues Event

Taking as their starting point Chantal Akerman’s first filmic meditations on the American landscape, Sud and De l’autre Côté, curator



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.