Skip to content
In accordance with the recent mandate from Oregon Governor Kate Brown, masks are required during Open-Air Cinema at OMSI. Masks continue to be required for all staff and visitors at the Portland Art Museum, including Venice VR Expanded.

March 7, 2019 – March 21, 2019

3 Faces

Directed by Jafar Panahi

Long banned from making films by the ruling regime in Iran, master filmmaker Panahi has nonetheless defiantly continued to produce

Ash is Purest White

Directed by Jia Zhangke

Jia’s 11th feature is a piercing tale of lost love, following Qiao (Zhao Tao, in one of the year’s fiercest


Directed by Sergei Loznitsa

Loznitsa continues his vital explorations of the conflict raging in eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region, a hotly contested area marked by

First Night Nerves

Directed by Stanley Kwan

Hong Kong’s Stanley Kwan returns to the director’s chair after a six-year hiatus with this soapy theatre-world drama about two

Hotel by the River

Directed by Hong Sang-soo

While Hong’s often mischievous films are largely an acquired taste, their charms often lie both directly on the surface and

La Ciénaga

Directed by Lucrecia Martel

Lucrecia Martel’s feature debut heralded the arrival of a major talent on the world cinema circuit; La Ciénaga is a


Directed by Mia Hansen-Løve

In this gently-plucked-from-the-headlines, warmly intimate film, war reporter Gabriele (Roman Kolinka) returns to France, along with his colleague Frédéric (ever-reliable


Directed by Olivier Assayas

Assayas’ (Personal Shopper, Clouds of Sils Maria) latest is perhaps best explained by its original French title, which roughly translates

Our Time

Directed by Carlos Reygadas

One of contemporary world cinema’s greatest visual poets, with Our Time Carlos Reygadas turns the camera on himself in this


Directed by Zhang Yimou

Zhang’s return to the wuxia (martial arts epic) genre also marks an important return to form for the veteran director,

The Headless Woman

Directed by Lucrecia Martel

Lucrecia Martel’s third feature, premiering in competition at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, divided critics from the start, owing to

The Holy Girl

Directed by Lucrecia Martel

Set in the confines of a small, modest Salta (northern Argentina) hotel, Martel’s sophomore feature—following her unforgettable debut La Ciénaga—bristles

The Image Book

Directed by Jean-Luc Godard

A new film by the legendary Jean-Luc Godard is always cause for celebration, and with The Image Book, the 88-year-old

The Wild Pear Tree

Directed by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

Continuing in the long-take, deeply intimate and conversational vein of much of his previous work, Ceylan’s latest is one of


Directed by Christian Petzold

Adapted from Anna Seghers’ 1944 masterpiece novel, with Transit Petzold transports the story of those fleeing the Nazis during WWII


Directed by Lucrecia Martel

Appearing on myriad best-of-2018 lists and nearly ten years in the making, Martel’s fourth feature is an adaptation of Antonio

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.