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I Alone

Directed by Sho Tsukikawa

Buddy comedies come in many flavors, but few are quite as charming as Tsukikawa’s latest, which pits a mild-mannered corporate

I Was a Teenage Serial Killer

Directed by Sarah Jacobson

“Like Slacker meets Valerie Solanas, the film depicts a 19-year-old woman who responds to catcalls, condescension, and bad sex the

Ice Mother

Directed by Bohdan Sláma

Sláma’s charming, romantic drama centers on themes of familial conflict and the possibility of rebirth at any age. After her

Il Sorpasso

Directed by Dino Risi

Classically mismatched co-stars Vittorio Gassman and Jean-Louis Trintignant embark on a wildly reckless ride in an iconic Lancia Aurelia convertible

Inherent Vice

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Adapting a Thomas Pynchon novel for the screen is a task at which none have succeeded before Anderson, who sculpts

International House

Directed by Edward Sutherland

The manic, boisterous energy that marks many Hollywood comedies of the early sound era owes to the vaudeville stars who

Irma Vep

Irma Vep

Directed by Olivier Assayas

A twin portrait of both the acclaimed Hong Kong actress Maggie Cheung as well as the French film industry as

Ishtar

Directed by Elaine May

A legendarily over-budget film maudit (cursed film) and produced a full eleven years after the release of May’s prior film

It Happened One Night

Directed by Frank Capra

Both at the peak of their considerable powers, Clark Gable stars opposite Claudette Colbert in Capra’s deeply felt, humane masterpiece

It’s a Gift

Directed by Norman McLeod

By 1934, W.C. Fields was at the top of his game, enormously popular in the US after a long string

Jour de fête

Directed by Jacques Tati

Tati’s (M. HULOT’S HOLIDAY) first film frolics through the adventures of François, a rural postman who is the object of

Juliet of the Spirits

Directed by Federico Fellini

The female counterpoint to 8½, Fellini ventures deeply into the surreal as Juliet of the Spirits explores the repressed desires



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.