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Napping Princess

Directed by Kenji Kamayama

In the year 2020, high school senior Kokone is stuck between reality and her own dream world full of fantastic

Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

This first of many triumphs for Studio Ghibli is set a thousand years after a nuclear holocaust has gutted the

Night Walk

Directed by Neely Goniodsky

An impressionistic view of a couple living in New York set to the music of Benjamin Verdoes. An Inner-Space Reality

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Night Weaver

Directed by Joan Gratz

A tapestry of computer mandalas and intricate animated weavings.

Nodding Off

Directed by Kailey Choi

An ordinary commute home turns near-disastrous as an overworked employee falls asleep at the wheel.

North of Blue

Directed by Joanna Priestley

Long-time animator Joanna Priestley, known for her fantastic shorts, has created her first feature inspired by winter landscapes of the

Northwest Tracking: Trailblazing Women of Independent Animation

Directed by Gail Noonan, Rose Bond, Marilyn Zornado, Ruth Hayes, Joan Gratz, Joanna Priestley

As a preview of the Film Center’s post-festival Northwest Tracking series showcasing six independent animation innovators, we are  pleased to

NorthXNorth: The Short Films of Dan Sokolowski

Directed by Dan Sokolowski

Hailing from Dawson City, Yukon, Dan Sokolowski (Sok Cinema), has produced over 24 shorts, one feature, and is the producer

Num Nums

Directed by Michael Farris, Sean Farris

Ralpete has trouble waking up from a nightmare world filled with "handmade" stop-motion creatures and tasty candles.

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One Night in Florida

Directed by Tess Martin

Martin illustrates President Obama’s speech reacting to the case involving George Zimmerman shooting an unarmed black teenager in 2012.

Only Yesterday

Directed by Isao Takahata

Realizing that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges

Pa.

Directed by Kapitolina Tsevetkova-Plotnikova

Everyone is unique and has their natural talent. Sometimes it really has to be discovered, because it needs you... Or



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.