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In a Lonely Place

Directed by Nicholas Ray

In this second of two collaborations with Humphrey Bogart, Ray portrays the murderous side of the movie business, Bogart starring

Inherent Vice

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

Adapting a Thomas Pynchon novel for the screen is a task at which none have succeeded before Anderson, who sculpts

Journey Into Fear

Directed by Orson Welles

Packed to the gills with his Mercury Theatre players, Journey into Fear is a Welles product through-and-through (though it was

Knock on Any Door

Directed by Nicholas Ray

Nearing the end of a highly productive era at Warner Brothers, Humphrey Bogart started his own company, Santana Productions, and

Laura

Directed by Otto Preminger

Widely hailed as one of the most influential and expertly crafted film noirs ever made, Laura is also one of

Niagara

Directed by Henry Hathaway

Marilyn Monroe and Joseph Cotten star as a troubled husband and wife couple on an ill-fated vacation in this tense

Night Train

Directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz

“A noirish psychological study and a hazily expressionistic tale of solitude, Night Train brings together two lonesome voyagers on an overnight

On Dangerous Ground

Directed by Nicholas Ray

Injecting atmosphere and detailed character development to an already very strong script by A.I. Bezzerides, Robert Ryan stars as Jim

Passport to Darkness

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

In this stylish film noir, a trombonist goes on an all-night bender after his wife disappears during their honeymoon. When

Phoenix

Directed by Christian Petzold

Petzold’s riveting film follows Nelly (Nina Hoss), a concentration camp survivor returning to Berlin, in her search for Johnny (Ronald

Port of Shadows

Directed by Marcel Carné

The first of the collaborations between director Marcel Carné and writer Jacques Prévert, who would go on to make LE

Sunset Boulevard

Directed by Billy Wilder

Down-on-his-luck screenwriter Joe Gillis (William Holden) seeks refuge at the home of former silent film star Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson,



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.