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The Addiction

Directed by Abel Ferrara

With The Addiction, maverick auteur Abel Ferrara (Bad Lieutenant, Ms. 45) returns to the genre excesses of his 1979 horror

Thu, Sep 17

The Birds – SOLD OUT

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

A wealthy San Francisco socialite pursues a potential boyfriend to a small Northern California town that slowly takes a turn

The Crime of Doctor Crespi

Directed by John H. Auer

Loosely based on Poe’s “The Premature Burial,” the low-budget chiller The Crime of Doctor Crespi features Erich von Stroheim as

The Endless

Directed by Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead

After receiving a cryptic video in the mail, two brothers return to the Southern California cult they left a decade

The Faculty

Directed by Robert Rodriguez

Robert Rodriguez’s 1998 high school alien invasion/sci-fi pastiche often draws comparisons to body-invasion science fiction like Invasion of the Body

The Grandmother

Directed by David Lynch

In this early short film by David Lynch, a young boy grows a grandmother in his bedroom.

The I Never Trilogy

Directed by Mig Windows, Rory Owens

The I Never trilogy is an anthology of ghost stories exploring themes of heartbreak, infidelity, suicide, and the supernatural. Loosely

The Innocents

Directed by Jack Clayton

Deborah Kerr’s startling mid-career performance as the conflicted and repressed governess Miss Giddens haunts this 1961 adaptation of Henry James’

The Invitation

Directed by Karen Kusama

Will and Kira attend a dinner party hosted by Will’s ex-wife Eden in the secluded Hollywood home that they once

The Last Man on Earth (aka The Damned Walk at Midnight)

Directed by Ubaldo Ragona, Sidney Salkow

The most faithful adaptation of sci-fi novelist and Twilight Zone writer Richard Matheson's I Am Legend stars Vincent Price as

Sat, Sep 26

The Shining – SOLD OUT

Directed by Stanley Kubrick

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where a sinister presence influences the father into violence, while

The Slumber Party Massacre

Directed by Amy Holden Jones

Amy Holden Jones’ 1982 slasher (partially) reclaimed a feminine perspective, in this film about a slumber party that must fight



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.