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October 18, 2018: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin

Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin Directed by Arwen Curry United States, 2018, 65 mins., in English. Reservation Form Below   Date: Thursday, October 18th Start time: 9:45am (groups can arrive no earlier than 9:15am) End time: approx. 10:55am (film running time is 65 minutes, no post-screening discussion/activity) Location: 1219 SW Park Ave. at the Northwest

PIFF 2018: Summer 1993

Summer 1993 Directed by Carla Simón Spain, Narrative, 2017, 97 mins., in Catalan w/ English subtitles Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (director in attendance, program concludes no later than 11:00 a.m.) Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. Themes & Subjects: Adolescence, Family Relations, Coming of Age, AIDS, Autobiography Synopsis: Simón’s evocative

PIFF 2018: Lu Over the Wall

Lu Over the Wall Directed by Masaaki Yuasa Japan, Animated, 2017, 112 mins., in Japanese w/ English subtitles Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (Program concludes no later than 2pm) Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. Themes & Subjects: Coming of Age, Animated Film, Japanese Folklore Synopsis: Winner of the top prize

PIFF 2018: Speak Up

Speak Up Directed by Stephane de Freitas & Ladj Ly France, Documentary, 2017, 99 mins., in French w/ English subtitles Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (Program concludes no later than 1:40 p.m.) Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (Program concludes no later than 10:45 a.m.) Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (Program

PIFF 2018: Science Fair

Science Fair Directed by Cristina Costantini & Darren Foster US, Documentary, 2017, 90 mins., in English, Portuguese, and German w/ English subtitles Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. directors in attendance, program concludes no later than 2pm) New Location: Regal Fox Tower, 846 SW Park Avenue at Taylor Themes & Subjects: Science/Technology, Education, Youth Competition Synopsis: Every year,

PIFF 2018: For Ahkeem

For Ahkeem Directed by Jeremy S. Levine & Landon Van Soest US, Documentary, 2017, 90 mins., in English Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. (directors in attendance, program concludes no later than 11:00 a.m.) Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave. Reservation Form Below Themes & Subjects: US Educational System, Juvenile Justice, Race & Racism,

February 1, 2018: Animated Films of Joan Gratz

Animated Film of Joan Gratz Directed by Joan Gratz Various animated short films, in English. Director in attendance! Date: Thursday, February 1st Start time: 11:30am (groups can arrive to the theatre no earlier than 11am) End time: approx. 12:45pm (includes 55 min film program and 20 min director Q&A) Location: 1219 SW Park Ave. at the

September 29, 2017: Dolores

DOLORES  Directed by Peter Bratt US, Documentary, 2017, 95 mins., in English and Spanish with English subtitles Reservation Form Below  *this screening if FULL. Reservations and wait list are closed. Director in attendance! Date: Friday, September 29 Start time: 11:30am (groups can arrive no earlier than 11am) End time: approx. 1:30pm (includes 95 min film

PIFF 2016: Sonita

Sonita Directed by Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami Iran, Documentary, 2015, 90 mins., in Afhghani and Farsi with English subtitles Wednesday, February 24 at 10:00am *Director in attendance Friday, February 26 at 12:30pm Northwest Film Center’s Whitsell Auditorium, 1219 SW Park Ave.   Themes & Subjects: Global Studies, Women’s Rights, Music, Activism, Women in the Middle East, Biography, Human

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