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Welcome to the Circus

Directed by Courtney Coulson

Set in the West Bank city of Ramallah, The Palestinian Circus School welcomes The Lido, a visiting circus school from

Wild Bichons

Directed by Stefan Nadelman

A surreal encounter between man and Bichon ensues in the bucolic setting of a Pacific Northwest forest.

You Make Me Feel So Young

Directed by Zach Weintraub

Weintraub’s third feature exemplifies his intimate filmmaking style, with a minimalism reminiscent of Yasujiro¯ Ozu, Claire Denis, and many other



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.