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Portland Meadows

Directed by Vanessa Renwick

This rhythmic portrait explores the sights and sounds of Portland’s horse racetrack.

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Proximity

Directed by Joshua Cox

A Victorian gentlemen and a sixties cowgirl explore the kitschy depths of love and betrayal.

Return of The River

Directed by John Gussman, Jessica Plumb

When frontiersmen came to Washington’s Olympic Peninsula to “conquer” the untamed landscape, they paid little attention to the ecological consequences

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Rez Carz

Directed by Clancy Dennehy

Abandoned cars rest silently in fields for decades, still holding secret conversations within their bodies. Starring an all-native cast, Tantoo

Robot Pavlov Sputnik

Directed by Oliver Hockenhull

Remnants of a chintzy sci-fi movie transform into a hypnotic, hallucinogenic, and hilarious distortion of cinematic reality.

Romantic Macabredy: Short Films By Dave Hanagan

Directed by Dave Hanagan

VISITING ARTIST—A recent transplant from Seattle, Hanagan joins the Portland film community (and the Northwest Film Center staff) with a

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Rougarouing

Directed by Michael Palmieri, Donal Mosher

Eunice, Louisiana, surely a colorful community (here shot in splendid black and white), has a raucous rural Mardi Gras celebration.

Roughstock

Directed by Jessica Baclesse

An injured rodeo star must juggle his dreams with his responsibilities.

Rover’s Eye

Directed by Laura Heit

Images recorded by NASA on the surface of Mars gain a mysterious presence through the interventions of the human hand.

Seven Ways From Sunday

Directed by Robert Sickels

Seven powerful anecdotes of racial injustice, each told against a backdrop of industrial locales that are populated by unlikely stand-ins

SF Hitch

Directed by Vanessa Renwick

Renwick reflects on a 1981 trip she took with her wolf dog to San Francisco “where even the bums were

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Shell Game

Directed by Lou Karsen

Kathleen Flenniken grew up near, and later was an engineer at, the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and is now Washington State’s



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.