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Directed by Various

Films in this Program

Fish Story

Directed by Charlie Lyne

Lyne plays the role of detective as he tries to unravel the bizarre claim to fame of his friend’s family.


Directed by Kei Chikaura

An innocent young man from China is anxiously memorizing “his hope” in the middle of the noisy crowd in Shibuya.

The Burden

Directed by Niki Lindroth Von Bahr

A dark musical enacted in a modern market place next to a large freeway. Employees of various businesses deal with


Directed by Marie Bakke Riise

Eight-year-old Bamunu, one of 10,000 girls in Ghana, works as a kayayo (a living shopping cart) at the markets in


Directed by Chintis Lundgren

A fox becomes attracted to a wolf.

The End of Time

Directed by Milcho Manchevski

That one hypnotic moment on a regular, unassuming Tuesday when one realizes that time has stopped and the universe has

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.