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Directed by Nick Park

United Kingdom 2008 113 mins.

Established in 1972, Aardman Animation vaulted to international affection with the release of A Grand Day Out (1989), the first of Nick Park’s stop-motion films depicting the outsized adventures of stodgy inventor/cheese enthusiast Wallace and his faithful and intellectually superior canine companion Gromit. In addition to Grand Day, this delightful program presents a complete overview of Park’s beloved Wallace and Gromit shorts, including The Wrong Trousers (1993), A Close Shave (1995), and A Matter of Loaf and Death (2008).



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.