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Sixty Six

Directed by Lewis Klahr

Los Angeles based collage film artist Klahr, whose vital work has unfolded over the last thirty years, has made the

Sonata

Directed by Nadia Micault

An animation of rotoscoped choreography.

Song of the Prairie

Directed by Jiří Trnka

One of Trnka’s most delightfully silly efforts is a slapstick spoof of John Ford’s Stagecoach and Hollywood singing cowboy Westerns

Space Jam

Directed by Joe Pytka

At first, a half-live action, half-animated mid-‘90s feature film about space aliens, the Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan may sound

Spirited Away

Directed by Hayao Miyazaki

Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan and a film that helped

Spring Lines

Directed by Marilyn Zornado

The beauty of Spring comes to life through animated calligraphy.

Springman and the SS

Directed by Jiří Trnka, Jiří Brdečka

Trnka combines 2D and collage animation to striking effect in this zanily offbeat, anti-Nazi lampoon, which crosses Max Fleischer-like absurdism

Strings

Directed by Arden Butterfield

Alone in a world turned sideways, and holding on. Winner of a 2016 Fresh Film Northwest Creative Expression Award.   I have

Symphony No. 42

Directed by Reka Busci

A series of surreal and comedic vignettes exploring the often-anthropomorphising nature of human/animal interaction; set in a strange forest where

Tehran Taboo

Directed by Ali Soozandeh

In Tehran, a city laden with restrictions and religious laws of patriarchy, modesty, and family honor, transgressions can lead to

That Bitch Becky

Directed by Rebecca Rochon

Seeking to impress her insect friends, socially ambitious wasp Becky gives a party in order to show off, but things

The Animals and the Brigands

Directed by Jiří Trnka

A rooster, a cat, and a goat meet a trio of ignoble characters deep in a night-shrouded forest in this



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.