Mining Poems

Directed by Callum Rice

Robert, an ex-shipyard welder from Scotland, reflects on his newfound compulsion to write. His retrospective poetry reveals a man who

Thursday, June 8

An Evening with Kathy Kasic

Directed by Kathy Kasic

Kathy Kasic is best known for her work on nature documentaries which have aired on public television and nature channels.

Friday, April 28

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

Saturday, April 15

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

Saturday, April 29

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

Friday, April 21

Sud

Directed by Chantal Akerman

Investigating the brutal hate crime murder of James Byrd Jr., in Jasper, Texas, 1998, Akerman paints a typically meditative and

Saturday, May 6

From the Other Side

Directed by Chantal Akerman

An in-depth, probing, and sensitive look at migration specifically centered around the deserts of Arizona and the Mexican states of

Saturday, April 8

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

Friday, June 9

Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Directed by Emma Franz

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

Thursday, April 6

Moving History: Portland Contemporary Dance Past and Present

Directed by Eric Nordstrom

Working with interviews from founding company members and archival performance footage, Nordstrom explores how today’s dancers stand on the shoulders

Thursday, April 13

Five Minute Form

Directed by Scott Ballard

Portland director Scott Ballard turns his focus to the world of writers as he engages award-winning local and regional authors

Alaskan Native Wisdom: The People of the Whale

Directed by Lawrence Johnson

The Inupiaq people are experiencing unprecedented changes and yet continue to cherish their rich way of life in the uppermost