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Coded Bias

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present Coded Bias. Opens online Friday, November 20, 2020. Coded Bias explores the fallout of MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini’s startling discovery that facial recognition does not see dark-skinned faces accurately, and her journey to push for the first-ever legislation in the U.S. to govern against…  Read more

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Feels Good Man

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present Feels Good Man. Screening [Online] November 2020. Directed by Arthur Jones, Written by Giorgio Angelini based on Original Artwork by Matt Furie, 92 min, Documentary When indie comic character Pepe the Frog becomes an unwitting icon of hate, his creator fights to bring Pepe back from the darkness.…  Read more

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Totally Under Control

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present Totally Under Control. Opens [Online] Tuesday, October 13.  Your $5.99 ticket will directly support both NWFC and PAM and we encourage all of our members, staff, and supporters to join us—and spread the word. Tickets to the virtual screening will be on sale Tuesday, October 13 –…  Read more

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PIFF 2.0

The Northwest Film Center announces PIFF 2.0, reimagining the final days of the 43rd Portland International Film Festival. From October 1 to 3, 2020, PIFF 2.0 will present 10 films, talks and happy hours from Northwest and International filmmakers, offered in virtual screening and events as well as in new additions to the Film Center’s…  Read more

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Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present Marjoun and the Flying Headscarf. Screens [online] Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 5 pm (Pacific Time). In honor of the virtual international premiere of MARJOUN AND THE FLYING HEADSCARF, The Portland Art Museum and the Northwest Film Center are pleased to present a special screening of a film…  Read more

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First Cow

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present First Cow. Screens [online] Thursday, July 9, 2020 ONLY. First Cow will be available to stream on Amazon Prime and Apple TV as of Friday, July 10. Kelly Reichardt once again trains her perceptive and patient eye on the Pacific Northwest, this time evoking an authentically hardscrabble…  Read more

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Proud

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present PROUD. Opens [Online] Friday, June 26. In 1981, it was still illegal to be gay in France. Today, same-sex marriage is recognized and has paved the way for legalizing the adoption of children by LGBTQ families. PROUD tells the story of Charles, Victor, and Diego, three generations…  Read more

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Miss Juneteenth

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present Miss Juneteenth. Streaming [Online] now! Turquoise Jones is a single mom who holds down a household, a rebellious teenager, and pretty much everything that goes down at Wayman’s BBQ & Lounge. Turquoise is also a bona fide beauty queen—she was once crowned Miss Juneteenth, a title commemorating…  Read more

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Shirley

The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present Shirley. Streaming online through July 31, 2020. Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions in her already tempestuous relationship with her philandering husband. The middle-aged couple, prone to…  Read more

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New Ways of Seeing: Monsters and Men

From Amy Dotson, NWFC Director and PAM Curator, Film & New Media Monsters and Men Directed by Reinaldo Marcus Green Monsters and Men is screening for free on YouTube via NEON. The best independent films not only introduce viewers to new ways of seeing but also hold within a unique perspective and personal artistic vision unlike…  Read more