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Featured Films

27th Portland Jewish Film Festival

June 16 – June 30, 2019

Head Cleaner

Cult & Genre Oddities

Case of the Mondays

Weekly essential film programming

Northwest Tracking

Showcasing the work of NW filmmakers

Upcoming Films

Wed, Jun 26


Directed by Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yacov

Madmoni and Yacov’s deeply emotional spiritual journey highlights the necessity of family and friends, even if that means painfully coming

Thu, Jun 27


Directed by Paula Eiselt

Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, 93Queen follows a group of tenacious Hasidic women who are smashing

Sat, Jun 29

Working Woman

Directed by Michal Aviad

Orna, (Liron Ben Shlush) is the mother of three young children and wife to a husband struggling to start his

Sun, Jun 30

French Cancan

Directed by Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir’s return to France in the early 1950s, following more than a decade of self-exile, culminated in his first

Sun, Jun 30

Prosecuting Evil: The extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

Directed by Barry Avrich

Barry Avrich’s gripping new documentary tells the fascinating story of Ben Ferencz, the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor and lifelong advocate of

Sun, Jun 30

Promise at Dawn

Directed by Eric Barbier

“Nominated for five César Awards, Promise at Dawn is the sweeping adaptation of French novelist Romain Gary's beloved memoir of

Thu, Jul 11

Canopy Stories

Directed by Various

Presented as part of the Portland Circuit, a partnership between the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, the Hollywood Theatre, The Clinton

Sat, Jul 13

Workers Leaving the Factory Shorts Program

Directed by Various

The Lumiére Brothers’ 1895 Workers Leaving the Lumiére Factory—considered the first motion picture—forms the basis for this shorts program in

Wed, Jul 17

Mary Janes: The Women of Weed

Directed by Windy Borman

As legalization spreads, cannabis is one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation. It is also an industry led by

Thu, Jul 18

Northwest Film Center Student Screening

Directed by Various

Celebrate the many short films and projects created by our students during the 2019 Spring Term, including Art of Filmmaking

Fri, Jul 19
Sat, Jul 20
Sat, Jul 20
Sun, Jul 21


Directed by Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt

One of the year’s most out-there conceptual works, Diamantino is an eye-opening and thoroughly hilarious experience. The film tracks the

Thu, Aug 1

Black Pool

Directed by Dustin Morrow

Set over the course of a single night, Michael, an Irishman living in the United States, believes he has found