Featured Films

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The Films of Chantal Akerman

Upcoming Films

Sunday, April 30

The Tree of Life

Directed by Terrence Malick

In what was only his fifth feature in almost 40 years, the reclusive director Terrence Malick sets the lives of

Friday, May 5

James Beard: America’s First Foodie

Directed by Beth Federici

James Beard (1903-1985), dubbed the “Dean of American Cookery” by The New York Times, was a Portland native who loved

Saturday, May 6

Winter Term Student Screening

Everyone is invited to watch the many short films created by students in the classes of Winter Term 2017. This

Saturday, May 6

From the Other Side

Directed by Chantal Akerman

On the Mexico-US border, the twin towns of Agua Prieta, Sonora and Douglas, Arizona—far from the population centers of Juarez/El

Saturday, May 6

Documenting J20; On the Streets of DC

Directed by Georg Koszulinski

On January 20, 2017, protesters took to the streets of Washington, DC to disrupt the inauguration of President Donald J.

Sunday, May 7

Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer

Directed by Joseph Cedar

Norman Oppenheimer (Richard Gere) lives a lonely life in the margins of New York City power and money—a would-be operator

Sunday, May 7

Within Our Gates

Directed by Oscar Micheaux

Micheaux, the first Black filmmaker to gain prominence in the US, produced over 40 films during a long career working

Sunday, May 7

The Blood of Jesus

Directed by Spencer Williams

Spencer Williams, following the example of his precursor Oscar Micheaux, worked on several race films through the 1940s and 1950s,

Thursday, May 11

That Way Madness Lies

Directed by Sandra Luckow

Sandra Luckow’s very personal documentary chronicles her 46-year-old brother's rare late-onset paranoid schizophrenia told, in-part, from his point-of-view with a

Friday, May 12

The Teacher

Directed by Jan Hrebejk

In this intelligent and funny meditation on totalitarianism, the arrival of a new teacher at a Bratislava school in 1983

Friday, May 12

The New Species

Directed by Katerina Karhánková

Three children discover a mysterious bone.

Saturday, May 13

No Home Movie

Directed by Chantal Akerman

"At the center of Akerman’s enormous body of work is her mother, a Holocaust survivor who married and raised a