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Big Bad Wolves

Directed by Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado

After a girl goes missing in the woods and is later found beheaded, suspicion immediately falls on a timid religious

Body

Directed by Margorzata Szumowska

“Balancing bleakness and mirth in equal measure, Body chronicles three haunted souls in Warsaw: an icy coroner who suspects his

Drugstore Cowboy

Directed by Gus Van Sant

Van Sant’s acclaimed second feature is a daring and uncompromising look at outlaw junkie life based on the novel by

Edward Scissorhands

Directed by Tim Burton

Tim Burton’s artistry is in full bloom in this enchanting tale of young Edward (Johnny Depp)—the unfinished creation of a

Fritz the Cat

Directed by Ralph Bakshi

As the first animated film to receive an X rating from the Motion Picture Association of America, Bakshi’s film courted

Hamlet Goes Business

Directed by Aki Kaurismäki

Deadpan humor abounds in this tongue-in-cheek noir adaptation of Shakespeare’s immortal Hamlet. When Hamlet (the delightfully named Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, munching

Harold and Maude

Directed by Hal Ashby

A classic of the much-mythologized New American Cinema of the 1970s, Harold and Maude follows Harold (Bud Cort), a moneyed yet

Krásno

Directed by Ondrej Sokol

A black comedy with a touch of detective genre begins with Michal and Adam, two childhood friends coming back to

Men & Chicken

Directed by Anders Thomas Jensen

“The title might hint at where this brilliant new black comedy from the outrageous mind of Anders Thomas Jensen is going to

Sátántangó

Directed by Béla Tarr, Ágnes Hranitzky

One of the greatest achievements in recent art house cinema and a seminal work of “slow cinema,” Sátántangó, based on

Schneider vs. Bax

Directed by Alex Van Warmerdam

The twists and turns surprise in this unsparing, deadpan, black comedy. Schneider, a contract killer, gets a phone call from

Sexy Beast

Directed by Jonathan Glazer

Famed music video director (Radiohead, Blur) Jonathan Glazer’s first feature updates the classic heist film with equal doses of sharp



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.