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April 10, 2018 – May 31, 2018

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.

Emotions, Life & the Collective Unconscious: Films by Jennifer Hardacker

Directed by Jennifer Hardacker

Spanning a course of 20 years, Jennifer Hardacker’s films weave together pointed sound design, animation, video projection, and images shot

Essays of a City

Directed by Stuart Eagon

Shot on super 16mm, Eagon’s black and white love letter to cinema and place is constructed of three parts, each

High Plains Films

Directed by Doug Hawes-Davis, Dru Carr

Founders of the Montana based nonprofit film collective High Plains Films and the Big Sky Documentary Festival, filmmakers Doug Hawes-Davis,

Perception: From Prison to Purpose with Measure 11: The Law & Its Consequences

Directed by Various

Following the film there will be a panel discussion on youth justice and Measure 11 with Noah Schultz, Youth Advocate;

Rothko: Life Beyond the Abstract — An Oregon Art Beat Special 

Directed by Eric Slade

One of America’s most celebrated postwar painters, Mark Rothko continues to hold a powerful place in the art world. Join

Thank You For Supporting The Arts

Directed by Carolann Stoney, W. Alexander Jones

Directors W. Alexander Jones and Carolann Stoney turn their cameras on Liv Osthus, one of the best-known artists working in

The Cage Fighter

Directed by Jeff Unay

Joe Carman is a 39-year-old mixed martial arts fighter. He also works in the boiler room of a ferry, and

White Ravens

Directed by Georg Koszulinski

The island of Haida Gwaii, off the coast of British Columbia, is still home to the native Haida people, who