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The Films of Chantal Akerman

Voices in Action: Human Rights on Film

September 21 - November 1

Drive In at Zidell Yards

September 22-26

Upcoming Films

Films are displayed in chronological order by screening date.

Johnny Guitar

Johnny Guitar

Directed by Nicholas Ray

Next screening: Saturday, August 27 @ 4:30 PM

Widely cited as an allegory for the anti-Communist hearings overseen by the House Un-American Activities Committee that led to the

Measure of a Man

Measure of a Man

Directed by Stéphane Brizé

Next screening: Saturday, August 27 @ 7 pm

“Vincent Lindon gives his finest performance to date as unemployed everyman Thierry, who must submit to a series of quietly

Baby Jane

What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Directed by Robert Aldrich

Next screening: Sunday, August 28 @ 7 PM

Robert Aldrich directs one of the most mythical productions in Hollywood history, the lone film which co-starred longtime personal and

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Skips Stones for Fudge

Directed by Ryan Seitz

Next screening: Thursday, September 8 @ 7 pm

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at the Independent Film Festival Boston, Skips Stones for Fudge follows

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Run Lola Run

Directed by Tom Tykwer

Next screening: Friday, September 9 @ 5:30 pm

Tykwer was a relative newcomer on the German film scene when Run Lola Run exploded onto the world stage in

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Throne of Blood

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

Next screening: Friday, September 9 @ 8 pm

One of the most enduring cinematic “twists on Shakespeare” is Akira Kurosawa’s take on Macbeth, which relocates the play to

All Night Long

All Night Long

Directed by Basil Dearden

Next screening: Saturday, September 10 @ 4:30 pm

All Night Long takes the tragic sweep of Othello and narrows it into a brilliant drawing room thriller set in

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Directed by John Ford

Next screening: Saturday, September 10 @ 7 pm

“This is the West, sir. When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.” That most famous of lines from John

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The Grand Illusion

Directed by Jean Renoir

Next screening: Sunday, September 11 @ 7 pm

A humanistic, sensitive masterpiece nearly unparalleled in cinema history, Renoir’s WWI drama concerns the trials and tribulations of a group

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Ace in the Hole

Directed by Billy Wilder

Next screening: Sunday, September 11 @ 4:30 pm

Out-of-work newspaper reporter Chuck Tatum (a perfectly smarmy, snarling Kirk Douglas in one of his best roles) moves west to

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Duck Soup

Directed by Leo McCarey

Next screening: Monday, September 12 @ 7 pm

Despite its relative box-office failure upon initial release (a fact that remains shocking to this day), Duck Soup has become

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Women in Film Portland Member Screening

Directed by Marilyn Zornado, Joan Gratz, Joanna Priestley

Next screening: Thursday, September 15 @ 6:30 pm

The Northwest Film Center is proud to present a screening of films from members of the meet up group Women