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My Best Girl

Directed by Sam Taylor

Mary Pickford was the most popular star of the silent era, whose celebrity surpassed even that of Chaplin and Valentino.

My Golden Days

Directed by Arnaud Desplechin

An intoxicating ode to romance and youthful coming-of-age, My Golden Days is a prequel to Desplechin’s debut, My Sex Life…

My Man

Directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri

In this Lolita-esque tale, promising young director Kumakiri (Sketches of Kaitan City) weaves an elliptical narrative centering on Hana (Fumi

Noah

Directed by Patrick Cederberg

A relationship steeped in social media and told through the lens of Noah’s computer screen.

Nuoc 2030

Directed by Nghiem-Minh Nguyen-Vo

Nuoc 2030 is set in a near-futuristic Vietnam, where a beautiful coastal region has been flooded as a result of global

Of Horses and Men

Directed by Benedikt Erlingsson

This dry, very Icelandic comedy is a country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in

Only Angels Have Wings

Directed by Howard Hawks

Hawks’ fourth film about air-bound transit stars Cary Grant as Geoff Carter, a pilot for a small airline whose main

Only Yesterday

Directed by Isao Takahata

Realizing that she is at a crossroads in her life, bored twenty-something Taeko heads for the countryside. The trip dredges

Out in the Dark

Directed by Michael Mayer

One night in Tel Aviv, Nimr, a Palestinian student, meets Roy, a young Israeli lawyer, and they fall in love.

Pola X

Directed by Leos Carax

“Herman Melville, Catherine Deneuve, music legend Scott Walker—they’re all part of the mad mix in the intoxicating, incendiary, often sexually

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Proximity

Directed by Joshua Cox

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

Punch Drunk Love

Directed by Paul Thomas Anderson

With two sprawling, epic works preceding it, with this film Anderson sought to make a “Friday night film,” a short,



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.