Upcoming Festivals


41st Portland International Film Festival

February 15, 2018 — March 1, 2018

Since 1977, the Portland International Film Festival has been the Northwest Film Center’s annual showcase of new world cinema. Over

Fresh Film Northwest

November 4, 2017 — November 4, 2017

Submit Your Film Here! Fresh Film Northwest is a juried survey of work by up-and-coming teen filmmakers living in Oregon, Washington,

Top Down Rooftop Cinema

2017 Top Down: Rooftop Cinema

August 3, 2017 — August 31, 2017

Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema

44th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

November 2017 — November 2017

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

Round Trip Heart

Japanese Currents

December 2017 — December 2017

Each December, Japanese Currents highlights recent noteworthy Nipponese films ranging from anime to jidaigeki, documentary to comedy, all while exploring

Reel Music

January 2018 — February 2018

Embracing Portland’s adoration of and deep connection to music, each year Film Center programmers spend the year on the lookout