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Films in this Program

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Virtuous Virtuell

Directed by Thomas Stellmach, Maja Oschmann

Exciting and poetic by turns, Stellmach and Oschmann’s animation uses the music of Louis Spohr’s opera The Alchymist to fuel a colorful

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Directed by David Lyons

A father in mourning struggles to connect with his blind daughter after the tragic loss of her mother. Now he

Rhino Full Throttle

Directed by Erik Schmitt

Bruno roams the streets of Berlin, seeking the soul of the city. Unexpectedly, he meets an ally in his quest

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Butter Lamp

Directed by Hu Wei

An inventive and heartfelt travelogue through reality, dreams, and memory, told through the eyes of two Tibetan photographers and their

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Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?

Directed by Selma Vilhunen

All hell breaks loose when this (more than) slightly off-kilter Finnish family oversleeps on the day they are supposed to

That Wasn’t Me

Directed by Esteban Crespo

Being a soldier is not difficult: either you get used to it or they kill you. The hardest thing is

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Directed by Crystal Us

A surreal, musical journey about a mother and daughter who end up in two different dimensions as the result of

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.