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The German Doctor

Directed by Lucia Puenzo

Set in 1960, The German Doctor imagines an Argentine family unknowingly befriending Josef Mengele, the Nazi war criminal notorious for his horrific

The Golden Dream

Directed by Diego Quemada-Diez

Quemada-Díez brings a gritty realism and social conscience to a story about the excitement and horror young Central American migrants

The Hunger

Directed by Tony Scott

Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, and Susan Sarandon make a comely vampire ménage à trois in this steamy cult story of

The Idealist

Directed by Christina Rosendahl

In 1968, during the Cold War, an American B-52 bomber carrying nuclear warheads crashed on the polar ice near the

The Invitation

Directed by Karen Kusama

Will and Kira attend a dinner party hosted by Will’s ex-wife Eden in the secluded Hollywood home that they once

The Last Step

Directed by Ali Mosaffa

Inspired by James Joyce’s “The Dead,” this engrossing tale of grief, guilt, and lost love is narrated from beyond the

The Letter

Directed by William Wyler

This second adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham’s 1927 stage play features Bette Davis’ turn as Leslie Crosbie, an adulterous yet

The Love Witch

Directed by Anna Biller

Shot on 35mm film, Anna Biller's vivid tribute to ’60s Technicolor thrillers explores female fantasy and the repercussions of pathological

The Magnificent Seven

Directed by John Sturges

In this lean remake of SEVEN SAMURAI, Sturges transports Kurosawa's epic 18th-century jidaigeki (period drama) to mid-19th-century Mexico, near the US border.

The Passenger

Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni

The original Italian title of Antonioni’s existential masterpiece, which directly translates to Profession: Reporter, belies none of the dread or

The Pleasure Garden

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Hitchcock’s first film, shot in Germany and on location in Italy at Lake Como, is set in the world of

The Reflecting Skin

Directed by Philip Ridley

Someone has been abducting and murdering children in a rural 1950s American town. Seth (Jeremy Cooper) and the other boys



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.