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The Best of the 41st Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival

Directed by Various

Each year, following November’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, a program of shorts tours the region to find new audiences and inspire

The Bigger Picture

Directed by Daisy Jacobs

Life-size animated characters tell the stark and darkly humorous tale of caring for an elderly parent.

The Chicken

Directed by Una Gunjak

On her sixth birthday, Selma receives a chicken from her dad, a soldier away at the front, but her joy

The Complete Fleischer Studio Superman Cartoons

Directed by Max Fleischer, Dave Fleischer

Coming off the success of their Betty Boop and Popeye cartoons, Paramount Studios engaged brothers Max and Dave Fleischer to

The Cut

Directed by Genevieve Dulude-De Celles

The story of a father and a daughter, whose relationship fluctuates between proximity and detachment, at the moment of a

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The Didier Connection

Directed by Penny Allen

Edited from distressed rushes lost for 37 years, then found in a moldy basement in Portland, this new/old film is

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The Discarded

Directed by David Delicado Adsuar, Juan Antonio Delicado Adsuar

A humorous look at three people living on the edge of society in a country where the economic crisis and

The Five Minute Museum

Directed by Paul Bush

A romp through museums in which the objects on display come to life and reveal the stories of their creation.

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The Framer

Directed by Dan Sadowsky

Portland’s Peter Murdoch builds picture frames that are themselves works of art.

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The Greatest Gift: Biking Six Kids to Happiness

Directed by Joe Biel

A mother gives up her car to, rather heroically, transport her six kids by bike.

The Innovator

Directed by Tristan Stoch

Mike Friton is a shoe designer, weaver, and paper sculptor.

The Karman Line

Directed by Oscar Sharp

When a mother contracts a rare condition, her husband and daughter must console themselves with the thought that she’s bound