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Those Happy Years

Directed by Daniele Luchetti

Rome in the 1970s. Young Dario, 8mm movie camera in hand, captures the events that will forever change his family’s

Three Colors: Blue

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

The first in a trilogy of films centered on the concepts of liberty, equality, and fraternity, Blue is at once

Three Colors: Red

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

Both the final film of the Three Colors trilogy and the final film of Kieślowski’s long and storied career (one

Three Colors: White

Directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski

The second film of the Three Colors trilogy is the most comic of the bunch and one of the funniest

Throne of Blood

Directed by Akira Kurosawa

One of the most enduring cinematic “twists on Shakespeare” is Akira Kurosawa’s take on Macbeth, which relocates the play to

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Bergman’s first serious foray into examining family trauma and dysfunction follows a young family to remote Fårö Island. Family patriarch

Through the Olive Trees

Directed by Abbas Kiarostami

Kiarostami takes metanarrative gamesmanship to masterful new heights in the final installment of The Koker Trilogy. Unfolding “behind the scenes”

Thy Womb

Directed by Brillante Mendoza

Following the fortunes of a humble Muslim fisherman and his wife, this lyrical tale of love and beauty questions how

Tiger Theory

Directed by Radek Bajgar

Bajgar’s tragicomic road movie follows Jan (Jiří Bartoška), an ageing veterinary surgeon who believes himself a henpecked shadow of his


Directed by Abderrahmane Sissako

Not far from Timbuktu, now ruled by religious fundamentalists, mild-mannered herdsman Kidane lives peacefully in the dunes with his wife


Directed by Julie Taymor

Shakespeare’s bloodiest play springs vividly to life in Julie Taymor’s (Broadway’s The Lion King, Frida, Across the Universe) inventive cinematic

To Kill This Love

Directed by Janusz Morgenstern

What was it like to be young at the turn of the 1970s in Communist Poland? While Neil Armstrong lands

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.