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January 15, 2015 – March 19, 2015

Arresting Power: Resisting Police Violence in Portland, Oregon

Directed by Jodi Darby, Julie Perini, Erin Yanke

Media artists and social activists Jodi Darby, Julie Perini, and Erin Yanke’s film speaks to the history of police violence

Back the Way We Came

Directed by Sean Strauss

In 1994, two unloved teenagers, David Frederickson and Mistina La Fave, met in St. Joseph, Missouri. Their common understanding of

Childhood Machine

Directed by Sean Whiteman, Christof Whiteman

Filmmaking siblings the Whiteman brothers’ off-center comedic style takes flight in this story of a brilliant and enigmatic inventor with

Koinonia

Directed by Andrew Finnigan

In a post-American, post-civilization era, billions of people have mysteriously vanished. The cities, left in shambles, are now hubs for

The Globe as a Graph

Directed by Marcus Cotten

Cotten’s film/music essay examines the average day with the intervention of a little bit of imagination. Through melody, image, color,



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.