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Weekly essential film programming

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Showcasing the work of NW filmmakers

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Sun, Dec 8

As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

Directed by Jonas Mekas

Mekas’s magnum opus diary film, comprised of footage from his early life, is one of the most beautiful films ever

Fri, Dec 13

A New Leaf

Directed by Elaine May

May, as one half of the legendary comedy team Nichols and May, established herself as a comedic powerhouse on stage

Sat, Dec 14

Malcolm X: Make it Plain

Directed by Orlando Bagwell

Produced for PBS’s American Experience series and narrated by actress Alfre Woodard, this trenchant, eye-opening doc traces the radical civil

The Heartbreak Kid
Sat, Dec 14

The Heartbreak Kid

Directed by Elaine May

Elaine May’s sophomore feature, from an extremely sharp screenplay by Neil Simon, takes the broad slapstick-lite comedy of her debut

Sat, Dec 14

Mikey & Nicky

Directed by Elaine May

A deep departure from Elaine May’s previous two features—A New Leaf (1971) and The Heartbreak Kid (1972)—this New Hollywood picture

Sun, Dec 15

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

Directed by Grace Lee

American Revolutionary poignantly charts the life and legacy of Asian-American activist and writer Grace Lee Boggs, noted for her barrier-breaking

Sun, Dec 15

Out-Takes from the Life of a Happy Man

Directed by Jonas Mekas

Mekas’s final diary film, after nearly 50 years of his integration of life and art-making with a camera always in

Sun, Dec 15

Ishtar

Directed by Elaine May

A legendarily over-budget film maudit (cursed film) and produced a full eleven years after the release of May’s prior film

Mon, Dec 16

Works in Progress Film Screening

Directed by Derek Ewell, Jenny Watters, Darian Slayton Fleming, Fuchsia Lin, Kurtis Hough, Dicky Dahl, Suzanne Moulton, Matt McCormick

Join us for an evening of works-in-progress by Oregon- and Washington-based filmmakers who are both fulfilling a grant requirement and

Fri, Dec 20
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Mon, Dec 23

Varda by Agnès

Directed by Agnès Varda

The final film from the late, beloved Agnès Varda is a characteristically playful, profound, and personal summation of the director’s

Sat, Dec 21

Christmas in Connecticut

Directed by Peter Godfrey

Released shortly before the end of World War II, this hearty, charming Warners rom-com asks: To what lengths should one

Sun, Dec 22

The Sticky Fingers of Time

Directed by Hillary Brougher

“An existential thriller with nods to dime-store pulp and old-fashioned H-bomb paranoia, the film's circular story opens in 1953, as