Featured Films

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The Films of Chantal Akerman

Upcoming Films

Thursday, May 25

Electronic Elsewhere: Videos by Carl Diehl

Directed by Carl Diehl

Portland filmmaker Carl Diehl, a founding member of the audiovisual group Weird Fiction, works in re-tooling narrative and documentary conventions

Friday, May 26

REconstructing Identity: A Shorts Program

Directed by Ulysses Jenkins, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Kevin Jerome Everson, Ina Archer, Chris Harris, Ja'Tovia Gary

As a way to investigate and work through the oppression that stereotypical images in the media can cast upon people

Saturday, May 27

The Ornithologist

Directed by João Pedro Rodrigues

Winner of the Best Director award at the Locarno Film Festival, Rodrigues’s The Ornithologist follows a man’s journey on a

Saturday, May 27

Tongues Untied!

Directed by Marlon T. Riggs

To this day, probably the most important film on Black gay life in the US is Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied!,

Wednesday, May 31

An Evening with Kathy Kasic

Directed by Kathy Kasic

Kathy Kasic is best known for her work on nature documentaries which have aired on public television and nature channels.

Saturday, June 3

A Dream is What You Wake Up From

Directed by Larry Bullard, Carolyn Y. Johnson

A hybrid film mixing documentary and drama, A Dream is What You Wake Up From is a back-and-forth film detailing

Friday, June 9

Bluebeard

Directed by Catherine Breillat

French provocateur Catherine Breillat (Fat Girl, The Last Mistress, Sleeping Beauty) has built a career out of bringing complex and

Friday, June 9

Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Directed by Emma Franz

Franz’s affectionate salute to archetype guitar hero Bill Frisell provides an overdue immersion into the creative world of one of

Sunday, June 11

Menashe

Directed by Joshua Z. Weinstein

Deep in the heart of New York’s ultra-orthodox Hasidic Jewish community, Menashe—a kind, hapless grocery store clerk—struggles to make ends

Monday, June 12

The Settlers

Directed by Shimon Dotan

The Settlers traces the history of Israeli settlements in the West Bank since the 1967 Six-Day War. While government leaders

Wednesday, June 14

The Women’s Balcony

Directed by Emil Ben Shimon

Emil Ben Shimon’s feature debut is a comical feminist narrative about finding the right path to happiness and the subjectivity

Thursday, June 15

1945

Directed by Ferenc Török

When two Orthodox Jews arrive at the train station of a small, rural community in 1945, the villagers must face