“Eastern Plays” (2009) is a realist film that combines subtle humor, breathtaking imagery and unsurpassed acting.
“A Somewhat Gentle Man,” directed by Hans Petter Moland, follows the post-prison life of Ulrik (Stellan Skarsgard), a man who spent 12 years in prison for the murder of his wife’s lover.
“Good Morning to the World!” is a relatively short film following the life of a naïve, curious high school student.
Rin is a bullied young high school student. Tormented by her peers to the point of suicide contemplation, Rin has had enough.
Meet Lujan (Martina Gusman), a doctor who treats traffic accident patients, and Sosa (Ricardo Darin), a malpracticing attorney who scams victims out of insurance money.
The Northwest Film center is now showing yet another fantastic film thanks to the 34th Portland International Film Festival.
directed by Quentin Dupieux.
Audiences are introduced to Johann Kastenberger (Andreas Lust), an Austrian marathon champion who also has a knack for and addiction to bank robbery.
Get ready for a treat. The Northwest Film Center’s early February films span all genres.
Editor’s note: As we all know, the Portland International Film Festival is coming soon. What does that mean for us at the Vanguard?
The Northwest Film Center is currently shifting focus to classic kung fu cinema. Unlike its contemporaries in Hollywood, the classics are both tragic as well as slapstick—a rarely thought complementary combination.