Northwest Tracking

  • April 7, 2016 — June 9, 2016

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.

Northwest Tracking is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Oregon Cultural Trust.

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Bloodsworth – An Innocent Man

Directed by Gregory Bayne

In 1985, Kirk Bloodsworth was sentenced to death for the brutal killing of a young girl in Rosedale, Maryland. In

If there's a Hell Below

If There’s a Hell Below

Directed by Nathan Williams

Next screening: Friday, November 11 @ 7:15 pm

In a perilous age of cyber attacks, domestic spying, and political intrigue, the trading of classified information has not been

Animation by Design

Animation By Design

Directed by Various

Presented in association with Design Week Portland, this short program of abstract animation features a variety of diverse work by

The Benefits of Gusbandry

The Complete First Season and Finale Premiere of The Benefits of Gusbandry

Directed by Alicia J Rose

Join us tonight as we “binge watch” the complete first season of Portland filmmaker Alicia J Rose’s new web series.

The Spaces Between the Cities

The Spaces Between the Cities

Directed by Salise Hughes

A film Hughes envisioned to connect filmmakers around the globe using the “exquisite corpse” format of beginning where one left

Salise Hughes

Erasures and Spaces: The Revisionist Films of Salise Hughes

Directed by Salise Hughes

Known for her unique technique of digitally erasing and layering images from found footage, Seattle animator Salise Hughes will share

Chris Freeman

All About Chris Freeman: Video by and about Chris Freeman

Directed by Chris Freeman

Portland filmmaker Chris Freeman’s work explores issues of masculinity and identity through video, photography, and performance. Fashioning short self-portraits in


Open Screening – May, 2016

Tonight the screen is yours. We turn over the screen at the Whitsell Auditorium and invite you to show your

North East South West

North South East West

Directed by Vanessa Renwick

Vanessa Renwick's films reveal the hidden stories & secret lives that define our great national weirdness, imbued with the radical