The Film Center conducts an active year-round exhibition program of foreign, classic, experimental, and independent works which showcase a wide array of regional, national, and international cinema and video art. Thematic series, special retrospectives, and visiting artist programs highlight major contributions to the art form. Annual film festivals include the Portland International Film Festival (February), an invitational survey of new world cinema; the Jewish Film Festival (April), a showcase of films from around the world exploring Jewish identity and culture; the Reel Music Festival (October), exploring the lively interplay between sound and image, music and culture; the Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival (November), a juried showcase of new work by regional artists; and the Young People’s Film Festival (September & November), featuring new work
The Northwest Film Center screens 35mm and 16mm throughout the year, also offering archival reel-to-reel projection.
1219 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
(inside the Portland Art Museum)