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45th Northwest Filmmakers Festival

October 31-November 5

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Sun, Nov 18

A Star from the Start: Early Jiří Trnka Shorts

Directed by Jiří Trnka

Trnka’s early shorts work quickly established him as a master filmmaker. This program includes The Animals and the Brigands (1946),

Sun, Nov 18

The Czech Year

Directed by Jiří Trnka

Trnka established his reputation as a world-renowned master of puppet animation with his Venice prize-winning first feature, a kinetic visual

Mon, Nov 19

Peppermint Soda

Directed by Diane Kurys

French actress Diane Kurys embarked on a directorial career with 1977’s unsung masterpiece Peppermint Soda, a film about the transition

Fri, Nov 23
Sat, Nov 24
Sun, Nov 25

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

Sat, Nov 24

The Emperor’s Nightingale

Directed by Jiří Trnka, Miloš Makovec

Trnka’s adaptation of a classic Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale is an enchanting animated jewel box. Framed by live action

Sun, Nov 25

Mature Mastery: Late Jiří Trnka Shorts

Directed by Jiří Trnka

This program of late-career Trnka works includes The Good Soldier Švejk Part 3 (1954), Passion (1962), Cybernetic Grandma (1962), and

Tue, Nov 27

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

Fri, Nov 30

I Am Cuba

Directed by Mikhail Kalatozov

For a film ostensibly dealing with the Cuban Revolution, and produced essentially as Communist propaganda, I Am Cuba has somehow

Sat, Dec 1

Ninotchka

Directed by Ernst Lubitsch

Coming at a time in which Greta Garbo’s career was in sharp decline—her popularity waned in the US, while in

Sun, Dec 2

Destry Rides Again

Directed by George Marshall

In this vintage Western, the glamourous Marlene Dietrich stars as Frenchy, a dance hall singer and entertainer caught up in

Sun, Dec 2

The Kiss

Directed by Jacques Feyder

By 1929, Greta Garbo had already been under contract at MGM for several years making pictures like Flesh and the

Wed, Dec 5

NorthXNorth: The Short Films of Dan Sokolowski

Directed by Dan Sokolowski

Hailing from Dawson City, Yukon, Dan Sokolowski (Sok Cinema), has produced over 24 shorts, one feature, and is the producer