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May 11, 2018 – May 13, 2018

Accumulator 1

Directed by Jan Svěrák

Recently restored, Svěrák’s wild, prescient comedy remains one of the most popular films in Czech cinema history. Olda (Petr Forman),

Barefoot

Directed by Jan Svěrák

Based on his father’s coming-of-age memoir set during the waning years of World War II, Svěrák’s (Koyla, The Elementary School,

Ice Mother

Directed by Bohdan Sláma

Sláma’s charming, romantic drama centers on themes of familial conflict and the possibility of rebirth at any age. After her

Milada

Directed by David Mrnka

Milada tells the story of Milada Horáková, a heroine whose fight for democracy included surviving imprisonment in Nazi concentration camps

The Quartette

Directed by Miroslav Krobot

Set in a small Czech town, Krobot’s charming film follows a quartet of string players who meet frequently to rehearse



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.