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Directed by Jiří Trnka

Commissioned by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (which considered Disney for the assignment before settling on Trnka),

Wild Bichons

Directed by Stefan Nadelman

A surreal encounter between man and Bichon ensues in the bucolic setting of a Pacific Northwest forest.

Wild Woman

Directed by Vanessa Sweet

In an animated poem to mankind that invokes current world issues, scenes transform and melt as the animator explores her

Wind

Directed by Robert Lobel

About the daily life of people living in a windy area who seem helplessly exposed to the weather. The inhabitants

Wolf Children

Directed by Mamoru Hosoda

In this new anime from former Studio Ghibli animator and acclaimed director (SUMMER WARS) Mamoru Hosoda, a university student named

Works in Progress Film Screening

Directed by Derek Ewell, Jenny Watters, Darian Slayton Fleming, Fuchsia Lin, Kurtis Hough, Dicky Dahl, Suzanne Moulton, Matt McCormick, Joanna Priestley

Join us for an evening of works-in-progress by Oregon- and Washington-based filmmakers who are both fulfilling a grant requirement and

World of Tomorrow

Directed by Don Hertzfeldt

A little girl is taken on a mind-bending tour of her distant future.

Yearbook

Directed by Bernardo Britto

A man is hired to compile the definitive history of human existence before the planet blows up.



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.