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Wajma (An Afghan Love Story)

Directed by Barmak Akram

It’s snowing in Kabul, and gregarious waiter Mustafa charms a bright, pretty student named Wajma. The pair begins a clandestine

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What Do We Have In Our Pockets?

Directed by Goran Dukic

A most unusual love story unravels when the objects in a young man’s pockets come to life.

What Separates Us

Directed by Bryan Ferriter

There are tales that are timeless for a reason. One such theme is the story of fated lovers from different

White Nights

Directed by Luchino Visconti

Adapting a Dostoyevsky short story set in 19th-century St. Petersburg to 1950s Liverno, Italy, Visconti's theatrical film tale is of

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Xanadu – SOLD OUT

Directed by Robert Greenwald

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

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

Yumeji

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

Made ten years after its predecessor, the final film in the Taisho Trilogy spins a fantastical tale from the life

Zigeunerweisen

Directed by Seijun Suzuki

Named the best film of the 1980s in a poll of Japanese film critics, Zigeunerweisen takes its title from a



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.