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The Force

Directed by Peter Nicks

Winner of the Documentary Directing Award at the Sundance Film Festival, Peter Nicks (The Waiting Room) spent two years embedded

The Forgotten Space

Directed by Allan Sekula, Noël Burch

Based on Sekula’s “Fish Story,” a large-scale exhibition of photographs and accompanying texts depicting the international seabound shipping trade, THE

The Galapagos Affair

Directed by Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine

Darwin meets Hitchcock in this gripping, stranger-than-fiction murder-mystery. In 1929, Berlin physician Friedrich Ritter and his lover Dore Strauch left

The Gentleman Bank Robber: The Story of Butch Lesbian Freedom Fighter rita bo brown

Directed by Julie Perini

Rita bo brown is a white, working-class butch from rural Oregon who became known as “The Gentleman Bank Robber” for

The Glamour & The Squalor

Directed by Marz Evans

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame disc jockey Marco Collins became a radio star in the 1990s, serving as the

The Gleaners & I

Directed by Agnès Varda

One of Varda’s most unforgettable films about people on the margins of society (a specialty), The Gleaners & I follows

The Gleaners & I: Two Years Later

Directed by Agnès Varda

A companion piece to Varda’s 2000 video work The Gleaners & I, one of her most beloved films and a

The Great Northwest

Directed by Matt McCormick

Portland filmmaker Matt McCormick’s film is inspired by—and recreates—a 3,200-mile road trip made in 1958 by four Seattle women who

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The Greatest Gift: Biking Six Kids to Happiness

Directed by Joe Biel

A mother gives up her car to, rather heroically, transport her six kids by bike.

The Green Prince

Directed by Nada Schirman

“Such an extraordinary story that one is tempted to think it is fiction, if only somebody had the audacity to

The Grimalkin

Directed by Roger Stack

A personal cinema inspired by George Kuchar’s The Mongreloid. Roger’s sister Scarlett talks to her cat Lolita, reminiscing about their

The Hard Way

Directed by Jeremy Lurgio,, Erik Peterson

The inspirational story of Bob Hayes, an 89-year-old trail runner who does things the hard way to maintain purpose, momentum,



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.