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We Are Twisted F***ing Sister!

Directed by Andrew Horn

When Twisted Sister got their big break in 1983, they became one of the biggest glam rock bands of the

Wicked Wednesday

Directed by Andy Ridgway

  For over 20 years, DJ Wicked has hosted a weekly celebration of all things hip-hop. In a city not

Sat, Sep 19

Xanadu

Directed by Robert Greenwald

A struggling artist living in Los Angeles meets a girl who may hold the key to his happiness. Screens with

Yallah! Underground

Directed by Farid Eslam

Through exuberant performances and heartfelt interviews, Farid Eslam goes deep into the world of alternative Arab music before and during



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.