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February 16, 2018 – March 1, 2018

El Mar La Mar

Directed by Joshua Bonnetta, J. P. Sniadecki

The Sonoran desert, on the Mexico–US border, is one of the most brutal and hotly contested areasof land on the

Le fort des fous

Directed by Narimane Mari

In a film that walks a thin line between fact and fiction, Mari’s disparately linked narratives grapple with the legacy

Milla

Directed by Valérie Massadian

Milla (Séverine Jonckeere) and Léo (Luc Chessel), 17 years old and in love, set off to the north of France

Occidental

Directed by Neïl Beloufa

The stylish, side-splitting Occidental packs all of a broadly rendered Europe into a kitschy, cheap hotel while rioting on the

Shorts 5: Ways of Seeing

Directed by Various

Spell Reel

Directed by Filipa César

Amílcar Cabral, Guinea-Bissau’s liberation leader who was assassinated in 1973, left behind a major archive of film and audio work,

The Nothing Factory

Directed by Pedro Pinho

Based on the true story of Lisbon workers taking over an elevator factory threatened with closure, Pinho’s fiction debut is



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.