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Three Days Drowning

Directed by Mark Andres

Artist and graphic novelist Mark Andres has adapted his unique storytelling method to the screen with a series of feature

Through the Hawthorn

Directed by Anna Benner, Pia Borg, Gemma Burditt

Three characters, three perspectives, three directors: A session between a psychiatrist, a schizophrenic patient, and his mother. A triptych exploring

Timber

Directed by Nils Hedinger

A group of logs freezing in the snow work out how they can stay warm.

Time Well Spent

Directed by Aaron Bourget

A hard-working artist is unfairly critiqued.

Tito On Ice

Directed by Helena Ahonen, Max Andersson

To promote their comic book Bosnian Flat Dog, Swedish artists Max Andersson and Lars Sjunnesson toured the countries of the former

Torrey Pines

Directed by Clyde Petersen

In his queer-punk, stop-motion animated feature, Petersen’s early life in 1990s Southern California unfolds as a series of baffling events.

Turangalila

Directed by Rose Bond

An excerpt from the expanded animation piece set to the avant-garde orchestral music by Olivier Messiaen.

Twilight

Directed by Richard Reeves

A direct-animation exploring the relationship between sound and picture, inspired by the two lights inside film projectors.

Two Bottles

Directed by Rob Shaw

An introvert named Bert enters a hotel with the goal of spying on a mysterious man named Gregor. But when

Two Ways Down

Directed by Laura Heit

Fantastical creatures float in and out of space, destined for a hellish final destination.

Video Musics III: Floating Oceans

Directed by Alexis Gideon

Portland musician, animator, and filmmaker Alexis Gideon combines all these interests in his stop-motion animated video operas. FLOATING OCEANS explores

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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



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.