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Beyond the One

Directed by Anna Marziano

One of this year’s most singularly gorgeous films (shot on both 16mm and 8mm celluloid), this experimentally minded documentary focuses

Bible Quiz

Directed by Nicole Teeny

In Tacoma, Washington, and all over the country, many church groups participate in an annual competition of memorizing and reciting

Big Men

Directed by Rachel Boynton

A cautionary tale about the toll of American oil investment in West Africa, Big Men reveals the secretive worlds of

Big Sonia

Directed by Leah Warshawski

Big Sonia explores what it means to be a survivor and how this affects families and generations. One of the

Bight of the Twin

Directed by Hazel Hill McCarthy

Bight of the Twin, an experimental visual and musical journey, tells the story of musician and artist Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Bill Evans, Time Remembered

Directed by Bruce Spiegel

In the pantheon of great jazz pianists, few remain as influential as Bill Evans. His arrival in the late 1950s

Bill Frisell: A Portrait

Directed by Emma Franz

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

Billy Mize and the Bakersfield Sound

Directed by William J. Saunders

Billy Mize was instrumental in defining the Bakersfield Sound, the exhilarating, innovative movement that both changed country music and influenced

Birds of Neptune

Directed by Steven Richter

Young sisters Mona and Rachel are left to their own devices after the loss of their cult-member parents. Confined to

Bisbee ’17

Directed by Robert Greene

In 1917, Bisbee, Arizona, was witness to a heinous, violent, racist event: the expulsion of 1,200 immigrant copper miners who

Blackhearts

Directed by Fredrik Horn Akselsen, Christian Falch

Blackhearts takes a fresh look at the notorious Norwegian black metal music scene—but from a striking new angle. We travel

Bloodsworth – An Innocent Man

Directed by Gregory Bayne

In 1985, Kirk Bloodsworth was sentenced to death for the brutal killing of a young girl in Rosedale, Maryland. In



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.