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Northwest Tracking

  • September 14, 2017 — October 25, 2017

The Film Center’s Northwest Tracking program showcases 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. Mark your calendar for the 44th Northwest Filmmaker’ Festival, November 1–5, which will showcase more outstanding new work by regional filmmakers.

Tue, Sep 19

Women in Film Portland: Member & Open Screening

Join us for a special evening of films made by women filmmakers hosted by Women in Film Portland. Women in

Thu, Sep 21

Caryn Cline: Organic Films

Directed by Caryn Cline

Tonight we welcome Seattle filmmaker and Evergreen College faculty member Caryn Cline for an evening of her work focusing on

Tue, Sep 26

Poetic Migrations

Directed by Roland Dahwen Wu, Stacey Tran, Jonathan Raissi, Kalimah Abioto, Samiya Bashir

Poetry, science fiction, and the immigrant experience collide in these three films by Portland filmmakers. Haft Seen (30 mins.) combines

Thu, Sep 28

Charlie Vs. Goliath

Directed by Reed Lindsay

In 2014, 75-year-old Charlie Hardy, a retired Catholic priest, returned to his hometown of Cheyenne, Wyoming, to discover shocking poverty

Wed, Oct 11

Just Because You’re Paranoid Don’t Mean They’re Not After You: Short Films by Bryan Hiltner

Directed by Bryan Hiltner

Tonight we welcome Bryan Hiltner, whose short films explore themes of horror, suspense, mystery, and dark comedy. The program includes

Thu, Oct 19

Citizen Blue: The Life and Art of Cinema Master James Blue

Directed by Dan Miller

University of Oregon professor Dan Miller’s new film explores the legacy of Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker, educator, and historian James Blue.

Wed, Oct 25

Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Directed by Various

The Best of the 43rd Northwest Filmmaker’s Festival features a few of the best short films from 2016. This touring

Memory Wave Sediments: Films and Projection Performance by Colin Manning

Directed by Colin Manning

Colin Manning has been making collage, optically printed, and direct animated films for over two decades. More recently he has