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Concerto: A Beethoven Journey

Directed by Phil Grabsky

Over the course of four years, director Phil Grabsky followed celebrated Norwegian concert pianist Leif Ove Andsnes’ attempt to understand

Constructed Situations

Directed by Michael T. Workman

An imaginatively crafted portrait of a locally active performance artist’s singular creative life.

Constructing Albert

Directed by Laura Collado, Jim Loomis

At the helm of Catalonia, Spain’s elBulli, voted the world’s best restaurant a record five times, Ferran Adrià became one

Contemporary Color

Directed by Bill Ross, Turner Ross

Only David Byrne could mastermind this surprising fusion of pop music and swirling pop ceremony. Byrne is joined on stage

Convergence and Cacophony: Experimental Documents from Dustin Zemel

Directed by Dustin Zemel

Combining multiple layers of visuals and audio, filmmaker, artist, and PhD recipient Dustin Zemel pushes the boundaries on stable environments

Conversations in Vermont

Directed by Robert Frank

Frank’s first autobiographical film explores his relationship with his children Pablo and Andrea. He follows them to school in Vermont

Cool Cats

Directed by Janus Køster-Rasmussen

In the 1960s, many American jazz greats traveled--and often permanently relocated--to Europe. Seeking to escape from systemic American police violence,

Coping with Grief

Directed by Mackie Mallison

A young woman copes with the loss of her mother by finding community in Portland.  From filmmaker Mackie Mallison: This film

Counting

Directed by Jem Cohen

Cohen (Museum Hours) evokes the fabric of urban life with this richly textured combination of sound and image. A essayistic

Cousin Bobby

Directed by Jonathan Demme

In Cousin Bobby, Demme introduces us to his cousin Reverend Robert Castle, an Episcopalian minister who worked within the African

Crazywater

Directed by Dennis Allen

VISITING ARTIST—In Vancouver, Alex, from the Nisga’a Nation, talks about the abuse and violence that drove him to take his

Crescendo! The Power of Music

Directed by Jamie Bernstein

“El Sistema” was created 40 years ago in Venezuela to help foster social change by building youth orchestras among disadvantaged



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.