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Things Left Behind

Directed by Linda Hoaglund

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Spirits Rising: ひろしま / hiroshima by Miyako Ishiuchi held from January 18 to March 15 at the Portland

This Ain’t No Mouse Music!

Directed by Chris Simon, Maureen Gosling

VISITING ARTISTS—As a teenager in 1947, Chris Strachwitz migrated from Germany to the United States, where he saw a film

This is Cinerama

Directed by Merian C. Cooper

Cinerama, introduced to the film-going public in 1952, was a key technology in the mid-50’s rush to innovate on the

This May Be the Last Time

Directed by Sterlin Harjo

Who knew that the Muscogee Creek and Seminole nations developed their own traditional hymns akin to Negro spirituals? In the

This Mountain Life

Directed by Grant Baldwin

British Columbia is a province in which 75% of its geographical landscape is made up of large mountains. While many

Thru You Princess

Directed by Ido Haar

The Israeli musician and artist Kutiman rose to fame with his “Thru You” project, which mashes up samples from You

Tidal Cruiser

Directed by Brendan Hickey

An eccentric spokesman sells you the skateboard of your dreams. From filmmaker Brendan Hickey: I had wanted to do some sort

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Tikinagan

Directed by Gil Cardinal

In Northwestern Ontario, Tikinagan Child Services works to support First Nations children and overcome the legacy of mistrust caused by

Tim’s Vermeer

Directed by Teller

In 2001, in his book Secret Knowledge, artist David Hockney argued that some classical painters—Johannes Vermeer (“Girl with the Pearl Earring”)

Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell

Directed by Martin Bell

Thirty years in the making, Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell continues to follow one of the most indelible subjects

Titicut Folllies

Directed by Frederick Wiseman

"Frederick Wiseman burst onto the scene in 1967 with what remains his most controversial film, a detached yet rigorous examination

Tokyo Idols

Directed by Kyoko Miyake

With a compassionate but nonetheless critical frame, Miyake turns her lens on the world of the pop idols of Tokyo,



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.