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Alice in the Cities

Directed by Wim Wenders

Alice in the Cities is technically Wenders’ fourth film, but he often refers to it as his first, because it

All About Eve

Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Bette Davis picked up a justified “late-career” Academy Award nomination (her eighth) for her role as Margo Channing, a famous

All Night Long

Directed by Basil Dearden

All Night Long takes the tragic sweep of Othello and narrows it into a brilliant drawing room thriller set in

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by Lewis Milestone

Adapting Erich Maria Remarque’s classic novel of the atrocities of war for Universal, Lewis Milestone produced one of the studio’s

All the Women

Directed by Mariano Barroso

“Spanish machismo is picked apart with surgical precision in Barroso’s engrossing All the Women, Winner of the Goya (Spanish Academy Award)

Almayer’s Folly

Directed by Chantal Akerman

With Almayer’s Folly, Akerman tackles the terrible legacy of the European colonial project in Southeast Asia head-on through an adaptation

Alois Nebel

Directed by Tomáš Luňák

Based on the graphic novel trilogy by Jaroslav Rudiš and Jaromír Svejdík, this superbly atmospheric rotoscope animation employs noirish black-and-white

Amateur

Directed by Hal Hartley

Hartley’s neo-noir is a languid, at times claustrophobic work in which an amnesiac with a checkered past (Martin Donovan), the

American Dreams in China

Directed by Peter Ho-Sun Chan

In 1985, in the midst of China’s economic reform period, three college students in Beijing—an overzealous country boy who refuses

American Hot Wax

Directed by Floyd Mutrux

“You get the idea that rock ‘n’ roll was born and all but killed off over one weekend in New

American Madness

Directed by Frank Capra

Producer Harry Cohn made Columbia Pictures one of the key studios of the early 1930s, perhaps the greatest purveyor of

An Act of Defiance

Directed by Jean van de Velde

In this riveting historical drama, 10 political activists, including Nelson Mandela and his inner circle of Black and Jewish supporters,



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.