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Black Magic

Directed by George Ratoff

Meteoric rise and precipitous fall—hallmarks of Welles’ work, especially in the 1940s—are given the magical treatment in Black Magic, an

Black Orpheus

Directed by Marcel Camus

Winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival, Black Orpheus is a colorful, vibrant adaptation of the

Blackmail

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock’s last silent film, generally hailed as the finest British film of the decade, was quickly refashioned into his first

Bless Their Little Hearts

Directed by Billy Woodberry

A crucial film about inner-city life and the difficulty of modern Black experience in a capitalist climate which is extremely

Blind Chance

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

“A fascinating precursor to Kieślowski’s Three Colors trilogy and a biting condemnation of the complex choices (or lack thereof) of

Blonde Venus

Directed by Josef von Sternberg

Six months after the massive success of their other 1932 collaboration, Shanghai Express, Marlene Dietrich and Josef von Sternberg tackled

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Blue Crush

Directed by John Stockwell

Nothing gets between Anne Marie (Kate Bosworth) and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates including her

Blue Velvet

Directed by David Lynch

Lynch’s fascination with small-town America perhaps reaches its artistic heights with Blue Velvet, his coming-of-age tale of Jeffrey Beaumont (Kyle

Bluebeard

Directed by Catherine Breillat

French provocateur Catherine Breillat (Fat Girl, The Last Mistress, Sleeping Beauty) has built a career out of bringing complex and

Bodied

Directed by Joseph Kahn

A UC Berkeley grad student whose thesis explores the use of racial slurs in rap battles finds himself drawn into

Body

Directed by Margorzata Szumowska

“Balancing bleakness and mirth in equal measure, Body chronicles three haunted souls in Warsaw: an icy coroner who suspects his

Bombshell

Directed by Victor Fleming

Under the leadership of the tragic figure Irving Thalberg, by 1933 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer was the house of Hollywood glamour, producing sophisticated,



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.