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Mr. Turner

Directed by Mike Leigh

“Timothy Spall won the Best Actor prize at Cannes for his magnificent performance as J.M.W. Turner in this gorgeously rendered

The Curio

Directed by Dicky Dahl

Based on his short film of the same name, Dahl’s first feature weaves documentary and narrative elements into a poignant

The Idol

Directed by Hany Abu-Assad

The Idol maps the true story of Palestine’s first pop celebrity, Mohammed Assaf, and his stellar rise to fame following

The Liberator

Directed by Alberto Arvelo

Arvelo’s lush film tells the epic personal story of Venezuelan military and political leader Simón Bolívar (1783–1830), who played a



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.