Mr. Gaga

Directed by Tomer Heymann

Ohad Naharin, artistic director of the Batsheva Dance Company, is celebrated as one of the most important choreographers in the

Native Wisdom Films

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

Wisdom of the Elders, a Portland cultural organization, records and preserves the history and arts — music, dance, storytelling and

Broken

Directed by Lynne Spencer

“This is the extraordinarily intimate portrait of Simone Orlando, Ballet BC's lead dancer for twelve years. During rehearsals for a

Oregon Art Beat: Oregon’s Animation Magic

OPB and Northwest Film Center present a free screening of Oregon’s Animation Magic in advance of the TV premiere. At

Sud

Directed by Chantal Akerman

The work of James Baldwin and William Faulkner long influenced Chantal Akerman’s work and life, and she had long planned

Saturday, May 27

Tongues Untied!

Directed by Marlon T. Riggs

To this day, probably the most important film on Black gay life in the US is Marlon Riggs’ Tongues Untied!,

From the Other Side

Directed by Chantal Akerman

On the Mexico-US border, the twin towns of Agua Prieta, Sonora and Douglas, Arizona—far from the population centers of Juarez/El

Cakes Da Killa: No Homo

Directed by Ja'Tovia Gary

“Cakes Da Killa: No Homo is an electrifying portrait of a young artist determined to live life on his own

Hypernormalisation

Directed by Adam Curtis

Adam Curtis’ (The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear, The Century of Self) ambitious inquiry takes

Saturday, June 3

A Dream is What You Wake Up From

Directed by Larry Bullard, Carolyn Y. Johnson

A hybrid film mixing documentary and drama, A Dream is What You Wake Up From is a back-and-forth film detailing

Friday, June 9

Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Directed by Emma Franz

Franz’s affectionate salute to archetype guitar hero Bill Frisell provides an overdue immersion into the creative world of one of

Suzanne, Suzanne

Directed by Camille Billops, James Hatch

A portrait of familial reconciliation and truth-telling in the face of a haunting past of domestic violence and drug abuse,