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January 10, 2018 – February 7, 2018

Don’t Blink: Robert Frank

Directed by Laura Israel

“The life and work of Robert Frank—as a photographer and a filmmaker—are so intertwined that they’re one in the same,

Me and My Brother

Directed by Robert Frank

In Frank’s first feature-length film, documentary footage of poets Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, and Peter’s brother Julius are inserted in



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.