Northwest Tracking

  • June 29, 2016 — August 10, 2016

Our Northwest Tracking programs showcase the work of independent filmmakers living and working in the Northwest—Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, 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.

Download a printable PDF of the series schedule HERE.

Northwest Tracking is supported in part by the Oregon Cultural Trust.

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Julia Oldham

Chasing the Wild Boar: Films by Julia Oldham

Directed by Julia Oldham

Julia Oldham, who works in New York City and Portland, is both a scientist and an artist. Using both spheres

Jon Behrens

Abstractions: Films by Jon Behrens

Directed by Jon Behrens

A pioneer of the Northwest’s experimental film scene, Seattle filmmaker Jon Behrens has been making visually striking optically printed films

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Milk Men

Directed by Jan Haaken

Portland filmmaker Jan Haaken’s Milk Men takes an in-depth look at the dairy industry in the Pacific Northwest. Following the

Pam Minty

2016 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship Awards

Directed by Pam Minty, Rose Bond

For the past nine years the Northwest Film Center has presented the Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, an award funded by

42nd NWFF Tour

Best of the 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Each year, following November’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, a program of shorts tours the Northwest region to find new audiences and


An Evening with Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society

Directed by Various

The Juneau Underground Motion Picture Society (JUMP), is Juneau’s premier independent film organization. Though their creative spirit and energy more

Loose Horses

Loose Horses

Directed by Kathy Kasic

In the second film of Northwest Tracking Farm Edition: Industry and Animal Husbandry, we turn to Loose Horses, a film



Directed by Christopher LaMarca

Shot in a verité style, Boone follows three farmers as they experience the hardships and inherent beauties of life on