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Walkabout

Directed by Nicholas Roeg

Abandoned by their father in the Australian Outback, a teenaged girl (Jenny Agutter) and her young brother (Luc Roeg) wander

Wanda

Directed by Barbara Loden

Barbara Loden’s sole feature film is a heartbreaking peek inside one average woman’s life circa 1970 as she bounces from

Waves ’98

Directed by Ely Dagher

Disillusioned with his life in the suburbs of segregated Beirut, Omar's discovery lures him into the depths of the city

We Are Young. We Are Strong.

Directed by Burhan Qurbani

The gripping true story of one night in August 1992 in the East German town of Rostock, when a racist

We Can’t Live Without Cosmos

Directed by Konstantin Bronzit

Two cosmonauts, two friends, try to do their best in their everyday training life to make their common dream a

Wedding Doll

Directed by Nitzan Gilady

Winner of the Best Israeli Debut Feature and Best Actress (Assi Levi) at the Jerusalem Film Festival, Wedding Doll is

Wendy & Lucy

Directed by Kelly Reichardt

Based on a story by Portland writer Jon Raymond and shot here in Oregon, Reichardt’s (Old Joy, Meek’s Cutoff) film

Werckmeister Harmonies

Directed by Béla Tarr

During the Soviet era in a bleak and brutal unnamed town on the Hungarian plain, a mysterious circus arrives in

Western

Directed by Valeska Grisebach

In this tense, slow-burning thriller, a group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in

What Separates Us

Directed by Bryan Ferriter

There are tales that are timeless for a reason. One such theme is the story of fated lovers from different

What Will People Say?

Directed by Iram Haq

Sixteen year-old Nisha lives a double life. At home with her family she is the perfect Pakistani daughter, but when

When a Tree Falls

Directed by Asier Altuna Iza

A film about the passing of Basque rural culture, When A Tree Falls lyrically explores spirit of place, ancestry and



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.