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Second Sighted

Directed by Deborah Stratman

“Obscure signs portend a looming, indecipherable slump. An oracular decoding of the landscape.“—Deborah Stratman.

Seven Ways From Sunday

Directed by Robert Sickels

Seven powerful anecdotes of racial injustice, each told against a backdrop of industrial locales that are populated by unlikely stand-ins

The Inextinguishable Fire

Directed by Harun Farocki

Farocki’s vital early short charts the US deployment of napalm in Vietnam and the larger effect of its use on

The Search For Emak Bakia

Directed by Oskar Alegría

In 1926, avant-garde artist Man Ray, a legendary figure in the Dada and Surrealist movements, shot a cine-poem on Spain’s

Tito On Ice

Directed by Helena Ahonen, Max Andersson

To promote their comic book Bosnian Flat Dog, Swedish artists Max Andersson and Lars Sjunnesson toured the countries of the former

Topophilia

Directed by Peter Bo Rappmund

The 800-mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) runs north to south, shore to shore, traversing many topographies as it winds through

Visitors

Directed by Godfrey Reggio

Thirty years after their groundbreaking Koyaanisqatsi (Qatsi trilogy), director Godfrey Reggio and composer Philip Glass have joined forces with associate director Jon

What is Cinema?

Directed by Chuck Workman

Chuck Workman is best known for creating unforgettable Oscar montage sequences. In What is Cinema?, he shares his understanding and love

WR: Mysteries of the Organism

Directed by Dušan Makavejev

A tragic figure in the history of psychiatry, Wilhelm Reich is often credited with sparking the fire of the sexual

Xenoi

Directed by Deborah Stratman

“The Greek island of Syros is visited by a series of unexpected guests. Immutable forms, outside of time, aloof observants

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Yvy Maraey, Land Without Evil

Directed by Juan Carlos Valdivia

Valdivia’s lyrical and philosophical road movie provides a journey not to a destination, but to a deeper understanding of memory



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.