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Portland Book Festival: Film to Page

  • November 9, 2018 – November 11, 2018

The Northwest Film Center’s fourth year in collaboration with Literary Arts’ Portland Book Festival— happening Saturday, November 10 at the Portland Art Museum—features three screenings with nationally-renowned writers discussing films that have influenced their work over the years and represents a diverse array of cinematic styles and literary concerns. All screenings will feature an introduction by the author and be followed by a wide-ranging dialogue with a member of the literary community.

Alien

Directed by Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror masterpiece follows the crew of the commercial spacecraft Nostromo when, on their return journey to Earth,

Fermented

Directed by Jonathan Cianfrani

Author and chef Edward Lee (The Mind of a Chef) goes on a journey to understand how the ancient process

The Cool World

Directed by Shirley Clarke

Shirley Clarke’s (Portrait of Jason, The Connection, Ornette: Made in America) hybrid film follows the Harlem youth gang, the Royal