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Directed by Various

84 mins.

Films in this Program

Hold On

Directed by Charlotte Scott-Wilson

A young cellist has to overcome her fears in order to keep her position in an orchestra.

Let’s Dance: Bowie Down Under

Directed by Rubika Shah

The remarkable, forgotten story behind “Let’s Dance,” David Bowie’s biggest hit record.

Mining Poems

Directed by Callum Rice

Robert, an ex-shipyard welder from Scotland, reflects on his newfound compulsion to write. His retrospective poetry reveals a man who

Brillo Box 3¢ Off

Directed by Lisanne Skyler

Four decades ago, Skyler’s family paid $1,000 for a bright yellow Andy Warhol Brillo Box; now they bring millions at



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.