Special Screenings

  • April 3, 2015 — May 4, 2015
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A Year in Champagne

Directed by David Kennard

Only sparkling wine produced within the boundaries of the Champagne region is truly “Champagne.” Wine importer Martine Saunier leads us

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Out of the Archives: Youth-Made Films from Across Oregon

Directed by Various

Since 1977, the Film Center's statewide Filmmakers-in-the-Schools Program has partnered with K-12 schools and community organizations around Oregon to bring


An Evening With Community-Based Storytellers

Directed by Various

Journalism and media work are no longer performed by journalists and media professionals alone. The public wants to create, contribute,


On the Way to School

Directed by Pascal Plisson

Plisson’s César-winning documentary extols the true worth of getting, and getting to, an education. Shot in Kenya, Patagonia, Morocco, and


Watchers of the Sky

Directed by Edet Belzberg

Interweaving four stories of remarkable courage, compassion, and determination, Watchers of the Sky uncovers the forgotten life of Raphael Lemkin—the

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American Hot Wax

Directed by Floyd Mutrux

“You get the idea that rock ‘n’ roll was born and all but killed off over one weekend in New


An Evening with Kelly Sears

Directed by Kelly Sears

Kelly Sears’ experimental animation cuts up and collages imagery from American culture and politics to intervene with the history embedded


Belle and Sebastian

Directed by Nicholas Vanier

Set during World War II in the French Alps, Belle and Sebastian is based on a beloved 1960s French TV


Balikbayan #1: Memories of Overdevelopment Redux III

Directed by Kidlat Tahimik

The latest piece by acclaimed Filipino filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik (The Perfumed Nightmare) was a filmic voyage spanning 35 years. Winner


Hard to be a God

Directed by Aleksei German

Imagine an alien world—much like ours, except 1,000 years in the past—entrenched in a kind of alternate middle ages. This


Crescendo! The Power of Music

Directed by Jamie Bernstein

“El Sistema” was created 40 years ago in Venezuela to help foster social change by building youth orchestras among disadvantaged