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Super Duper Alice Cooper

Directed by Reginald Harkema

Born Vincent Furnier, the son of a preacher, Alice Cooper emerged from the Detroit scene of the 1970s in a

Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon

Directed by Mike Meyers

Mike Myers (Austin Powers, Wayne's World) makes his directorial debut with this witty, loving tribute to his friend Shep Gordon,

Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol

Superstar: The Life and Times of Andy Warhol

Directed by Chuck Workman

Weaving together varied, and often enigmatic, interviews with the artist shot over three decades, Workman surveys Warhol’s art and films

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,

Swimming To Cambodia

Directed by Jonathan Demme

“It would be wrong to think of Swimming to Cambodia as a one-man show, even though it captures the performance

Syl Johnson: Any Way the Wind Blows

Directed by Rob Hatch-Miller

Aside from a couple of minor hits, Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson retired from the music industry in the 1980s

Tall Trees

Directed by Salise Hughes

Harsh and unglamorous life in the Old West is chillingly evoked through the firsthand photographic account of a violent bank

Targeting Iran

Directed by Andy Norris

Based on the book of the same name by author and journalist David Barsamian, TARGETING IRAN seeks to elucidate the

Taste of Cement

Directed by Ziad Kalthoum

While Aleppo and much of Syria have been systematically destroyed by their iron-fist dictator, Bashar al-Assad, millions of refugees have

TECHNIQUES OF OBSERVATION: Experimental Ethnography and Recent Abstractions by Kathryn Ramey

Directed by Kathryn Ramey

Filmmaker Kathryn Ramey comes home to the Northwest on a film tour, presenting a four-film program. Beginning with Yanqui Walker

Teenage

Directed by Matt Wolf

Who was the first teenager? Based on punk-historian Jon Savage’s book Teenage: The Creation of Youth, Wolf’s compelling collage of archival

Tempestad

Directed by Tatiana Huezo

Tatiana Huezo’s poetic film is a meditation on the notion of “impunidad,” the unaccountability of those in power, whether the



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.