A local documentary sheds light on the difficulties of finding a bone marrow match for cancer patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds.
In 1964, a B-52 carrying nuclear bombs crashed 90 miles from Washington, DC. That's the subject of Buzz One Four, a new film by Matt McCormick—whose grandfather was the pilot.
The blowout fest turns 40 this year, with a James Baldwin doc, a Paris ghost story, and a film about obituary writing at the New York Times among the highlights.
Alternative Arab music. The Rolling Stones. Malian blues. Nick Cave. They’re all on the big screen at the 34th annual fest—here are our picks.
Wise Up: Get Artsy
Darkroom photography to improv comedy, here are the city’s best spots to get artsy.
The Beach Boys get around (round, round, get around), the Oregon Symphony rocks out to Raiders of the Lost Ark, Late Night Action closes up shop, and local filmmakers show off their chops.
Rebecca Jacobson and Jason Buehrer
Two Wisconsin girls tried to kill their friend—and blamed an Internet meme. Should they be tried as adults? Filmmaker Irene Taylor Brodsky examines the case.
Comedian Ian Karmel makes a triumphant return. Dancers take inspiration from zombies. A silent Buster Keaton classic gets a new score. NE Alberta throws a party. We're happy to see you, weekend.
Rebecca Jacobson, Lisa Dunn, and Fiona McCann
She’s Gotta Have It plays as part of the Top Down Rooftop Cinema series this Thursday. And we’ve got tickets to give away!
Portland Monthly Arts Team
From neutered dogs to ghastly new apartment buildings to melting glaciers, Next Level Fucked Up chronicles the ways humans screw with the world.
Portland's NW Film Center is running a major Gus Van Sant retrospective, with his defining movies shown alongside those that influenced this local filmmaker.
From surrealist shorts to revealing documentaries and award-winning indie films, the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival brings together our region's budding crop of movie makers.
Test your knowledge of Wes's World, then rewatch his films, plus the movies that influenced him, at NW Film Center. July 12–Aug 31
Mapping Portland Film
We talk with the NW Film Center's festival director about what's in store—and what's not to be missed. The fest runs Nov. 9–18.