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Baby Face

Directed by Alfred E. Green

One of the most historically renowned pre-code films, Baby Face is the type of film Warner Bros. was so good

Babylon

Directed by Franco Rosso

After premiering at the 1980 Cannes Film Festival, Babylon was a controversial film upon initial release in the UK, receiving

Back to 1942

Directed by Feng Xiaogang

In 1942, Henan province was devastated by the most tragic famine in modern Chinese history, resulting in the deaths of

Balikbayan #1: Memories of Overdevelopment Redux III

Directed by Kidlat Tahimik

The latest piece by acclaimed Filipino filmmaker Kidlat Tahimik (The Perfumed Nightmare) was a filmic voyage spanning 35 years. Winner

Balmoral Hotel

Directed by Wayne Wapeemukwa

The life story of a First Nations sex worker is conveyed via a ragged daytime dance through Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.

Barefoot

Directed by Jan Svěrák

Based on his father’s coming-of-age memoir set during the waning years of World War II, Svěrák’s (Koyla, The Elementary School,

Barton Fink

Directed by Joel Coen

Sporting a hairdo straight out of David Lynch's Eraserhead, John Turturro plays Barton Fink, an elitist 1940s New York playwright

Bear Story

Directed by Gabriel Osorio

An old, melancholy bear tells his life story through a mechanical diorama.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Directed by Benh Zeitlin

A deeply felt exploration of race and class in post-Katrina America filtered through the soaring fantasies and downcast reality of

Before Snowfall

Directed by Hisham Zaman

How far would you go to restore your family’s honor? As the oldest man in his household, Siyar confronts that

Beijing Flickers

Directed by Zhang Yuan

“Every day people disappear in this city. If I disappeared, would anyone come looking for me?” So muses San Bao,

Bella Vista

Directed by Vera Brunner-Sung

Having recently moved to Missoula, Montana to teach English to a group of international students, thirty-something Doris finds herself alone.



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.