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The Ways We Fail

Directed by Ian Berry

A young woman accepts the promise of a considerate birthday gift only to be confronted with the cost of not

What I Would Say

Directed by Zulema Young-Toledo

True feelings are revealed in hypothetical terms.   I made this film to try to encapsulate and share the conflict

Women in Film Portland: Member & Open Screening

Join us for a special evening of films made by women filmmakers hosted by Women in Film Portland. Women in



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.