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Sky Hopinka: I’ll Remember You as You Were

Directed by Sky Hopinka

Hopinka will present a selection of his moving images works, including Jaaji Approx. (2015), a film that approximates a relationship

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Directed by Lisa Jackson

Evocative and haunting, this performance captured conveys the brutality of violence against Canada’s indigenous women.


Directed by Miles Sprietsma

The streets of Portland become a physical adventure through the collapse of cinematic time and space.

Station to Station

Directed by Doug Aitkin

Provocative mulitmedia artist Doug Aitken’s STATION TO STATION is high-speed road trip through modern creativity made-up of 62 one-minute films.

Sticks and Stones

Directed by Amanda Macready, Aya Dosla, Raine Shank, Christina Yu, Hannah Cumming

Stopping the cycle of hurtful words. Winner of a 2016 Fresh Film Northwest Heart Award.   The idea came to the


Directed by Jeff Preiss

"STOP is a feature-length chronicle distilled from 2,500 100-ft camera rolls (354 assembled lab rolls) of 16mm film that I

Strange Territories: The Short Films of Miri Gossing & Lina Sieckmann

Directed by Miri Gossing, Lina Sieckmann

Strange Territories features six short films by German filmmakers Miriam Gossing and Lina Sieckmann. As an artist duo they have

Sudden Drop

Directed by Kiera Ciano

From the Northwest Film Center Textures and rhythms of the city unfold.


Directed by Oliver Fouchard, Mahine Rouhi

“In the Alps, in Kurdistan, in Tchecheny... It all begins with a blue tree – BLACK – Then, clouds raking

TECHNIQUES OF OBSERVATION: Experimental Ethnography and Recent Abstractions by Kathryn Ramey

Directed by Kathryn Ramey

Filmmaker Kathryn Ramey comes home to the Northwest on a film tour, presenting a four-film program. Beginning with Yanqui Walker

The Atom Station

Directed by Nick Jordan

Iceland's dramatic and volatile landscape - natural and manmade - through the eyes of poet W.H. Auden and environmental activist

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The Bear’s Progress

Directed by Malia Jensen

An inhabited bear costume wanders in the landscape doing what bears do and do not do.