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The Virgin Spring

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Bergman returns to the medieval Sweden of The Seventh Seal with this decidedly modern parable based on a 14th-century religious

The Water Man – Drive-In – CANCELED

Directed by David Oyelowo

THIS SCREENING IS CANCELED DUE TO EXTREME HEAT. Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) sets out on a quest to save his ill

The Wave

Directed by Roar Uthaug

Kristian, an experienced geologist, has accepted a job offer that will require moving from the town of Geiranger. While getting

The Way Out

Directed by Petr Václav

Winner of seven Czech Lions including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Actress (Klaudia Dudová), the story follows Žaneta and

The Way We Dance

Directed by Adam Wong

A surprise hit in Hong Kong, the low-budget The Way We Dance, like most dance movies, is a celebration of vibrant

The White Balloon

Directed by Jafar Panahi

Winner of the Camera D’Or and International Critics Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Panahi’s first foray into narrative filmmaking,

The Wind Will Carry Us

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

A TV crew from Tehran arrives in a remote Kurdish village to film an unusual funeral ceremony but are stymied

The Wishful Thinkers

Directed by Jonás Trueba

Waiting for the green light on his next project, young filmmaker León (Francesco Carril) is in a state of limbo.

The World is Funny

Directed by Shemi Zarhin

Blurring fantasy and reality into a multi-layered, tragicomic exploration of past traumas and catharsis, THE WORLD IS FUNNY is now

There Will Be Blood

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Anderson’s features, while always sharpening their edges as they go, have never been hard-as-nails as this adaptation of Upton Sinclair’s

They Have Escaped

Directed by Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää

Dreams, memories, hallucinations, and harsh reality interweave in Finnish filmmaker Valkeapää’s dark drama-thriller. Joni (Teppo Manner) is a shy, stuttering

They Live by Night

Directed by Nicholas Ray

After working with Elia Kazan for many years as an assistant, Ray’s directorial debut is the first in a significant



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.