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Inside the 51-year-old institution’s rebrand to the Portland Art Museum Center for an Untold Tomorrow.
Carrie Brownstein and Shirin Neshat join five other filmmakers and artists in this year's lineup of NW Cinema Unbound Award Honorees
An open-air Stand by Me screening, a Paula Vogel play in a shipyard, the return of the Vanport Jazz Festival, and more
Conner Reed, Cami Hughes, and Nick Campigli
Applications are now open for the center's new “Sustainability Lab,” which aims to protect mid-career filmmakers from burnout.
A daring short, a radiant family drama, a ruthless black comedy, and more.
Conner Reed and Fiona McCann
The recipients of the 2021 Cinema Unbound Awards share their favorite PNW titles, from Blue Velvet to First Cow.
A handful of titles that did not screen at PIFF in March will be available online and at the Zidell Yards drive-in from October 1–3.
The city itself isn’t burning, but smoke in the air is affecting everything from outdoor movies to dining to sports.
Portland Monthly Staff
The Museum and NW Film Center are the only U.S. partner for Venice VR Expanded 2020, the virtual-reality competition of the prestigious Venice Biennale.
Seussical hits the web, the Symphony shouts out essential workers, and Profile Theatre pivots to audio.
Amy Dotson, director of NW Film Center, on the future of filmmaking.
The film hits virtual cinemas May 8.
Borrufa premiered at PIFF last month (before everything went up in flames).
Michael Angelo Covino's first feature is impressive, funny, and troubling.
First cows, first loves, and bloodthirsty puppets—we break down a robust PIFF lineup.
Profile, Artists Rep, and CoHo close provocative shows, PIFF kicks off, and Tommy Orange comes to the Schnitz.
Conner Reed and Daniel Bromfield
In Our Bodies, Our Doctors, Portlander Jan Haaken sets out to demystify a little-seen corner of medical care.
Our 42-year-old celebration of cinema is back March 7–21. Here's how it stacks up.
Through October, the Northwest Film Center showcases work from the 1970s to today.
A dance tribute to Sgt. Pepper, jazz master Dr. Lonnie Smith, and tiny sculpted cats—here's what you can't miss this month.
Rebecca Jacobson and Fiona McCann