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White Sun

Directed by Deepak Rauniyar

This year’s Nepali submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar sensitively explores the damage done to the fabric of

Wild at Heart

Directed by David Lynch

The promise of love in a violent world ripples under the surface of the unhinged Wild at Heart, in which

Wild Strawberries

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

Continuing his reckoning with death, Wild Strawberries (in Sweden a symbol of protection and safety) dramatizes one man’s remarkable voyage

Wings of Desire

Directed by Wim Wenders

Wings of Desire marked Wenders’ homecoming and was his first German film after eight years in America. The main characters

Winter Brothers

Directed by Hylnur Pálmason

Punctuated with bursts of surrealism and bouts of dark humor, Pálmason’s compelling feature dives into the frozen world and striking

Winter in the Blood

Directed by Alex Smith, Andrew Smith

“True to the tough, lyrical, magical spirit of James Welch’s classic novel of Native American life, this hauntingly beautiful movie

Winter Light

Directed by Ingmar Bergman

The second in his “Faith Trilogy,” Winter Light chronicles a day in the life of a disillusioned village pastor (Gunnar

Wisconsin Death Trip

Directed by James Marsh

A near-perfect adaptation of Michael Lesy's 1973 book that retains the starkness, gothic tone, and voyeuristic perspective of its source

Within Our Gates

Directed by Oscar Micheaux

Micheaux, the first Black filmmaker to gain prominence in the US, produced over 40 films during a long career working

Wolf Children

Directed by Mamoru Hosoda

In this new anime from former Studio Ghibli animator and acclaimed director (SUMMER WARS) Mamoru Hosoda, a university student named

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by Hiroshi Teshigahara

In Hiroshi Teshigahara’s Academy Award-nominated film, young entomologist Niki Junpei finds himself trapped in a sand-drenched pit where he is

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

The film that made the director an international cinema icon, Women—in typical Almodóvar style—weaves an array of colorful characters into



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.