PIFF 2017: The World of Us

The World of Us Directed by Ga-eun Yoon South Korea, Drama, 2016, 95 mins., in Korean with English subtitles Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Themes & Subjects: Asian Studies, Korean Education System, Adolescence, Family Relations, Peer Pressure Synopsis: At an age when perhaps friends mean more

PIFF 2017: Raising Bertie

Raising Bertie Directed by Margaret Byrne US, Documentary, 2016, 102 mins., in English Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. *director in attendance following the film Wednesday only, program concludes at 11:50 a.m.* Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. Themes & Subjects: US Educational System, Juvenile Justice, Race & Racism,

PIFF 2017: My Life as a Zucchini

My Life as a Zucchini / Ma vie de courgette Directed by Claude Barras France, Animation, 2016, 66 mins., in French with English subtitles Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. Very limited space available. Thursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 10 a.m. Screening FULL, wait list only. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Themes & Subjects: French,

PIFF 2017: Starless Dreams

Starless Dreams Directed by Mehrdad Oskouei Iran, Documentary, 2016, 76 mins., in Farsi with English subtitles Friday, February 24th, 2017 at 10 a.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Themes & Subjects: Islamic Studies, Juvenile Justice, Women’s Studies, Adolescence, Family Relations Synopsis: Murder, drug addiction, hijacking cars, running away from home: these are just a few

October 18, 2016: Do Not Resist

Do Not Resist Director Craig Atkinson will be in attendance for a Q&A immediately following the film. Screening Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 12:15 p.m. Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Directed by Craig Atkinson United States, 2016, 73 mins., in English Themes & Subjects: American Studies, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Law, Racism, Urban

Los Sures

April 26, 2016: Los Sures

LOS SURES (US, 1984) in English and Spanish with English Subtitles SCREENING IS FULL; WAIT LIST ONLY.  LOS SURES accompanied by two short films and a guest speaker Tuesday, April 26th, 10am (Program run time approximately 108 minutes.) Themes: Gentrification, Social Struggles, Latino Culture, and Family Relations. Comprised of predominantly working-class Puerto Rican and Dominican