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January 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019

Sun, Jan 27

Who Will Write Our History

Directed by Roberta Grossman

In November 1940, days after the Nazis sealed 450,000 Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto, a secret band of journalists, scholars,

Sat, Feb 2

The House of the World

Directed by Esther Podemski

Podemski’s deeply felt, excavating documentary sees her traveling to Poland with a group of her parents’ contemporaries in an attempt

Sun, Feb 3

Shoah

Directed by Claude Lanzmann

In memoriam Claude Lanzmann (November 27, 1925 - July 5, 2018). Lanzmann’s groundbreaking durational documentary, an extensive look into remembrances

Fri, Feb 22
Sat, Feb 23
Sun, Feb 24

I Am Cuba

Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov

New 4k digital restoration! For a film ostensibly dealing with the Cuban Revolution, and produced essentially as Communist propaganda, I Am

Chasing Portraits

Directed by Elizabeth Rynecki

In conjunction with Jewish Book Month, OJMCHE and the Northwest Film Center present Chasing Portraits, which documents Elizabeth Rynecki's quest to

Ghosts of Highway 20

Directed by Dave Killen, the Oregonian/OregonLive

Young women kept disappearing along the last 130 miles of U.S. 20 as it winds from the Cascade foothills to

Half the Picture

Directed by Amy Adrion

Half the Picture seeks to document this unique time in the filmmaking industry where systemic change seems possible (thanks in

Monrovia, Indiana

Directed by Frederick Wiseman

Master documentarian of institutions Frederick Weisman’s 43rd film is a vital, painstaking look into the daily lives and rituals of

Paprika

Directed by Satoshi Kon

As mind-bending as it is insightful, Satoshi Kon’s final animated feature, Paprika, has been a source of inspiration and admiration

People’s Republic of Desire

Directed by Hao Wu

Social media stardom in China is a very unique ecosystem, one in which people become famous simply for logging on

Perfect Blue

Directed by Satoshi Kon

Satoshi Kon’s first feature is an exceptional and dark debut that quickly drew attention to Kon’s singular vision in the

Sky Hopinka: I’ll Remember You as You Were

Directed by Sky Hopinka

Hopinka will present a selection of his moving images works, including Jaaji Approx. (2015), a film that approximates a relationship

Space is the Place

Directed by John Coney

Sun Ra’s cinematic vehicle of “alter-destiny” and Afro-futurism, Space is the Place is a combination neo-blaxploitation, sci-fi, performance footage, and

Sun Ra: A Joyful Noise

Directed by Robert Mugge

Director Robert Mugge spent two years documenting Sun Ra and members of his jazz Arkestra starting in 1979, capturing ensemble