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March 7, 2019 – March 21, 2019

Funan

Directed by Denis Do

Denis Do’s deeply personal, exquisitely animated debut feature grapples with the forced exile—and often murder—of millions of Cambodians during the

Lajka

Directed by Aurel Klimt

Aurel Klimt’s animated feature debut envisions an alternate history of the fate of Laika, the Russian dog used as a

Shorts 2: Animated Worlds

Directed by Various

Programmed by Mark Shapiro, LAIKA Sponsored by LAIKA

The Wolf House

Directed by Joaquín Cociña, Cristóbal León

Strongly resembling a contemporary version of the early works of Jan Švankmajer, Cociña and León’s feature debut is a harrowing

Virus Tropical

Directed by Santiago Caicedo, Paola Gaviria

Based on beloved Colombian-Ecuadorian artist Power Paola’s graphic novel of the same name, Virus Tropical is a brilliantly line-drawn, gorgeous



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.