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Eisenstein in Guanajuato

Directed by Peter Greenaway

Greenaway’s lively, provocative film follows the great Soviet filmmaker Sergei Eisenstein (Finnish actor Elmer Bäck) in his travels to the Mexican

Employees’ Entrance

Directed by Roy Del Ruth

Warner Brothers during the late silent era and the 1930s was a true industrial machine, churning out product at a

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Directed by Wes Anderson

Anderson’s first animated film, adapted from a story by legendary children’s author Roald Dahl, is a stop-motion thrill ride through

Fargo

Directed by Ethan Coen, Joel Coen

One of the great films of the 1990s, the Coen Brothers’ taut, darkly funny thriller follows a bumbling criminal conspiracy

Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

Directed by Russ Meyer

1965 cult classic Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill! is a perfect example of both the power of cinematic re-evaluation and the

Footlight Parade

Directed by Lloyd Bacon, Busby Berkeley

Busby Berkeley’s last of three “backstage musicals” made at Warner Bros. in 1933 is the delightful, somewhat overshadowed Footlight Parade,

Force Majeure

Directed by Ruben Östlund

Picture-perfect Swedes Tomas, Ebba, and their two kids are enjoying a pleasant family getaway at a French ski resort, until

Free Lunch

Directed by Ken Grinde

A cunning thief adapts to the season.

French Cancan

Directed by Jean Renoir

Jean Renoir’s return to France in the early 1950s, following more than a decade of self-exile, culminated in his first

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

Fuku-Chan of Fukufuku Flats

Directed by Yosuke Fujita

Starring popular comedienne Miyuki Oshima (best known for her impersonations of crotchety old men) as Tatsuo Fukuda (alias Fuku-Chan), a

Funny Face

Directed by Stanley Donen

Director Stanley Donen’s most-beloved movie (after Singin’ in the Rain, of course!), Funny Face is a Manhattan-set musical comedy that



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.