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45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Oct 31 – Nov 5, 2018

The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is the Northwest’s premiere showcase of new work by leading regional filmmakers. This touchstone annual event

44th Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Nov 1 – Nov 5, 2017

Now in its 44th year, the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is proud to continue its mission of showcasing outstanding new work

43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Nov 10 – Nov 15, 2016

The 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival is pleased to make your acquaintance. We are glad to be showcasing once again new

42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Nov 12 – Nov 18, 2015

Harnessing and celebrating the best of Northwest film is both the Film Center’s responsibility and joy. As we continue to

41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Nov 7 – Nov 15, 2014

WELCOME! Each fall The Northwest Film Center eagerly anticipates this opportunity to share the bounty of outstanding work that is

40th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Nov 8 – Nov 16, 2013

WELCOME! The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival turns 40 this year, fueled by the constant reinvigoration brought about by new filmmakers and