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The Adventures of Mark Twain

Directed by Will Vinton

Portlander Will Vinton’s film was the world's first Claymation feature and the first animated feature made in the Northwest. It

The Adventures of Prince Achmed

Directed by Lotte Reiniger

The oldest existing animated feature, Prince Achmed was made by 23-year-old teacher Lotte Reiniger using the stop-motion and silhouette animation

The Boxtrolls

Directed by Graham Annable

Based on the British children’s novel Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow, The Boxtrolls is a meticulously crafted, fast-paced adventure,

The Fabulous World of Jules Verne

Directed by Karel Zeman

Originally released in the United States in 1961, Zeman’s classic film is based on Jules Verne’s nineteenth-century tale of a

The Flying Sneaker

Directed by Bretislav Pojar

Alec is a lonely little boy who dreams a lot. One day, his father, a doctor who works on ships

The Short Films of the Brothers Quay, 1984-2000

Directed by Stephen Quay, Timothy Quay

Two of the world’s most original filmmakers, identical twins Stephen and Timothy Quay have been making their unique blend of

The Tale of the Fox

Directed by Ladislas Starevich, Irene Starevich

Russian film pioneer and innovator of stop-motion puppet animation Ladislas Starewitch (1882–1965) was a cinematic magician whose creativity and skills

Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Directed by Steve Box, Nick Park

Eccentric inventor Wallace and his cunning dog Gromit have launched a humane pest control business. When called upon by the



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.