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Directed by Robert Frank

88 mins.

Films in this Program

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Keep Busy, Canada

Directed by Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer

A spontaneous, improvised story about a group of people living on an island off Nova Scotia. Obsessed with daily aspects

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Life Dances On

Directed by Robert Frank

Frank’s most personal and emotional work is dedicated to his daughter Andrea and his friend and collaborator Danny Seymour, both

Energy and How to Get It

Directed by Robert Frank, Rudy Wurlitzer, Gary Hill

What began as a documentary film about Robert Golka, an engineer who was experimenting with ball lightening and the development



The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.