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To See the Sea

Directed by Jiri Mádl

The charming directorial debut of Jiri Mádl claims instead to be the work of his film’s protagonist, intrepid 12 year

Troop Beverly Hills

Directed by Jeff Kanew

In this ripe-for-rehabilitation classic of 80s pop camp, Shelley Long unforgettably stars as Phyllis Nefler, a spoiled Beverly Hills social butterfly who takes

True Stories

Directed by David Byrne

With its Talking Heads soundtrack and multiple instances where characters begin to sing, it’s easy to make the assumption that True

Trust

Directed by Hal Hartley

Adrienne Shelly and Martin Donovan unforgettably star in Hal Hartley’s sophomore feature, a Long Island-set comic romance that takes full

Two Dosas

Directed by Sarmad Masud

A date in an Indian restaurant goes off menu.

Under the Tree

Directed by Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson

Equal parts family drama, absurdist black comedy, and unconventional thriller, Under the Tree follows two warring households locked in a

Vegas in Space

Directed by Phillip R. Ford

After receiving an order to investigate a crime on the all-female Pleasure Planet, a group of male astronauts, led by

Vic + Flo Saw a Bear

Directed by Denis Côté

Deep in the snow-covered backwoods of Quebec, 61-year-old Vic is trying to escape her criminal past. Fresh out of prison

We Make Antiques!

Directed by Masaharu Take

Take (100 Yen Love) directs this caper comedy about an underdog antiques appraiser who, after being tricked by a convincing

Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

Directed by Robert Zemeckis

A private dick (played with gruff sincerity by the late Bob Hoskins), whose life has been ruined by ’toons, is

Women in Oversized Men’s Shirts

Directed by Yngvild Sve Flikke

Based on Gunnhild Øyehaug's celebrated feminist novel Wait, Blink, Flikke’s debut film is an energetic and funny portrait of three

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

The film that made the director an international cinema icon, Women—in typical Almodóvar style—weaves an array of colorful characters into



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.