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Super Duper Alice Cooper

Directed by Reginald Harkema

Born Vincent Furnier, the son of a preacher, Alice Cooper emerged from the Detroit scene of the 1970s in a

Syl Johnson: Any Way the Wind Blows

Directed by Rob Hatch-Miller

Aside from a couple of minor hits, Chicago soul singer Syl Johnson retired from the music industry in the 1980s

The 78 Project Movie

Directed by Alex Steyermark

The 78 Project Movie is a road trip across America to make one-of-a-kind 78 rpm records with musicians in their hometowns

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert – SOLD OUT

Directed by Stephan Elliott

This screening is SOLD OUT. Two drag performers and a transgender woman travel across the desert to perform their unique

The Amazing Nina Simone

Directed by Jeff Lieberman

Nina Simone (1933-2003) defied labels—musical, sexual, or political—and today enjoys a popularity and recognition never realized in her lifetime. Lieberman’s

The Ballad of Fred Hersch

Directed by Charlotte Lagarde, Carrie Lozano

Internationally renowned jazz pianist Fred Hersch has been playing professionally for the better part of four decades. Hersch has always

The Ballad of Shovels and Rope

Directed by Jace Freeman

When filming started, Cary Ann Hearst was waiting tables and Michael Trent was working as a studio artist while the

The Big Beat: Fats Domino and the Birth of Rock and Roll

Directed by Joe Lauro

From New Orleans to Blueberry Hill, the teaming of Antoine “Fats” Domino Jr. and Dave Bartholomew is remembered as a

The Broken Circle Breakdown

Directed by Felix Van Groeningen

Elise and Didier’s relationship is wild and passionate. She owns a tattoo shop in a little Belgian town and uses

The Byrd Who Flew Alone: The Triumphs and Tragedy of Gene Clark

Directed by Paul Kendall, Jack Kendall

Bob Dylan described Missouri-born country boy Gene Clark as one of the three best songwriters in the world. The original

The Case of the Three-Sided Dream

Directed by Adam Kahan

Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935-1977) was more than a blind musician who could play three horns at once, more than one

The Devil’s Horn

Directed by Larry Weinstein

From Adolphe Sax’s workshop of the 1840s to the legendary era of jazz and bebop, the saxophone was forbidden (even



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.