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Northwest Tracking

  • June 10, 2018 – August 29, 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.

Thu, Jul 12

Devoninmation Wonders

Directed by Devon Damonte

Renowned Olympia animator Devon Damonte has been working with camera-less, direct animation filmmaking for over three decades, his work recognized

Thu, Jul 19

Break from the Herd

Directed by Monica Murray, Chris Holmes

“Local food production is the future of farming. As far as I’m concerned, the industrialization of our food production system

Wed, Jul 25

Chasing Evel: The Robbie Knievel Story

Directed by Jesse James Miller

It is hard to break free from the chains that bind one to legacy. Robbie Knievel yearned to grow up

Mon, Jul 30

Hijacked Mastery, Metaphysical Mystery: The Films of Hannah Piper Burns

Directed by Hannah Piper Burns

In conjunction with her exhibition Venus Retrograde on view in the Portland Art Museum’s APEX gallery, we welcome visual artist

Tue, Aug 7

Undertones: Live Cinema and Electronic Music

Directed by Various

Sound and image go together like peanut butter and jelly. Or better yet, like modular synthesis and analog tape loops,

Wed, Aug 22

The Guatemalan Handshake and Rat Pack Rat

Directed by Todd Rohal, Megan Griffiths, Justin Zimmerman

After winning the Special Jury Prize at the Slamdance Film Festival for his surreal mystery The Guatemalan Handshake (2006), director

Wed, Aug 29

Edna’s Bloodline

Directed by Eva Wunderman

What begins with a letter unfurls into a globe-spanning investigation of origins and familial connections. Former Nunavut Territory commissioner Edna

2018 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship Awards

Directed by Various

Join us for a reception to honor the 2018 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship winners Howard Mitchell, Julia Oldham, Roland Dahwen