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Arabian Nights: Volume 3, The Enchanted One

Directed by Miguel Gomes

“Gomes’s sui generis epic concludes with arguably its most eccentric—and most enthralling—installment. Scheherazade escapes the king for an interlude of

Araby

Directed by Affonso Uchôa, João Dumans

Andre (Murilo Caliari) is an aimless teenager in southeastern Brazil, taking care of his sickly brother and riding his bike

Army of Shadows

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville

Upon its much-belated American release in 2006, the New York Film Critics saluted Army of Shadows with their Best Foreign

Artico

Directed by Gabriel Velazquez

In Ärtico, winner of special mention honors at the Berlin Film Festival, Jota and Simón are two “quinquis” (nomads), aged 20,

Ashes and Diamonds

Directed by Andrzej Wajda

Wajda’s early masterpiece is set on the last day of World War II and the first day of peace—and between

Assassination Classroom

Directed by Eiichirô Hasumi

A tentacled, smiley-faced creature responsible for destroying three-quarters of the moon mentors a junior high school class in the art

Atlantic City

Directed by Louis Malle

“As if his 1940s noir hoodlum had lived to see the 1980s, Lancaster’s Lou Pasco catches only faint echoes of

Atlantics

Directed by Mati Diop

After a group of unpaid construction workers disappears at sea one night in search of a better life abroad, the

Au Hasard Balthazar

Directed by Robert Bresson

By 1966 Robert Bresson could be comfortably grouped into the category of “masters of French cinema,” having already made such

August Winds

Directed by Gabriel Mascaro

Shirley has left the big city to live in a small seaside town and look after her elderly grandmother. She

Autumn Sonata

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Bergman’s only collaboration with Swedish film legend Ingrid Bergman, Autumn Sonata serves as a complimentary, yet more melancholy parallel to

Awaara

Directed by Raj Kapoor

Known as “The Showman” by his contemporaries, Raj Kapoor produced, directed and starred in some of the most lasting classics



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.