Northwest Tracking

  • January 12, 2017 — March 30, 2017

Northwest Tracking programs showcase the work of independent filmmakers living and working in the Northwest—Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington—whose work reflects the vibrant cinematic culture of the region. Whether presenting single artist retrospectives, new features, documentaries, or inspired collections of short works, Northwest Tracking offers testimony to the creativity and talent in our flourishing media arts community. Northwest Tracking is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts.

Tuesday, January 17 @ 7 pm

NW Music Video Showcase

Directed by Various

Music video making thrives in the Northwest as this showcase of new collaborations by bands and directors working in Portland,

Thursday, January 26 @ 7 pm

Memory’s Lonely Breath: Films by Vu Pham

Directed by Vu Pham

Working from deep-seated emotion and memory, Portland filmmaker Vu Pham’s films explore climatic levels of passion through characters wrestling with

Monday, January 30 @ 7 pm

Frank’s Song

Directed by David Bee

Sitting on his porch in a bustling SE Portland neighborhood, 95 year-old Frank Wesley plays his well-worn saxophone while recalling

Thursday, March 2 @ 7 pm

Apparitions

Directed by Alex MacKenzie

Tonight, Vancouver filmmaker Alex MacKenzie will conduct a performance of celluloid wizardry. Inspired by early stereo imaging and the clash

Thursday, March 9 @ 7 pm

Rhythm Assemblies: Films by Reed O’Beirne

Directed by Reed O’Beirne

“Cinema has more to do with dance, than it does with novels,” says Seattle filmmaker, Reed O’Beirne, “because it is

Thursday, March 30 @ 7 pm

Gaining Ground

Directed by Elaine Velazquez, Barbara Berstein

Gaining Ground tells personal stories of farmers making extraordinary changes in their farming practices to feed their local communities sustainably