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Chasing the Wild Boar: Films by Julia Oldham

Directed by Julia Oldham

Julia Oldham, who works in New York City and Portland, is both a scientist and an artist. Using both spheres

Cheryl’s Spin

Directed by Kathy Witkowsky

A mother wades through her life of domestic abuse with a resilience and cheery willingness to continue to try new

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Chuck Israels: Rhythm and Romance

Directed by Elijah Hasan

Portland filmmaker Elijah Hasan’s portrait of acclaimed jazz bassist Israels from his days playing with Bill Evans to current collaboration

Cinema Concret

Directed by Makino Takashi

Inspired by the techniques of musique concrète, Takashi forms abstract images made from concrete ones visualized as a shimmering portal

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Cinema Project and NWFC Present (Un) Fixed Terra Firma: Analog Films from Artist-Run Labs (I)

Directed by Various

Celluloid-based filmmaking is alive and well in Europe, thanks to a network of film labs dedicated to both the preservation

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Cinema Project and NWFC Present (Un) Fixed Terra Firma: Analog Films from Artist-Run Labs (II)

Directed by Various

Celluloid-based filmmaking is alive and well in Europe, thanks to a network of film labs dedicated to both the preservation

Cinesonika: Celebrating the Soundtrack

Directed by Various

Cinesonika is a semi-annual conference at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, BC that showcases new experimental of film and video

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Cold Light Day

Directed by Dayna Hanson

In this dreamy dance film, two men exchange cake and dance steps on a quiet marina dock.

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Commute

Directed by Lou Watson

Watson suggests looking sideways at the everyday to become re-enchanted with place and self.

Constructed Situations

Directed by Michael T. Workman

An imaginatively crafted portrait of a locally active performance artist’s singular creative life.

Continuum

Directed by Natalianne Boucher

Our perception of time and its connection with space is explored in movement through the symbolism of shifting sand.

Contrapelo

Directed by Gareth Dunnet-Alcocer

A proud Mexican Barber is forced to shave the leader of a drug cartel. By the end of the shave,



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.