NW Film Center


Phantom Parents

Jenny Scholten reviews Mothering Inside, a documentary film about incarcerated motherhood. When we consider prison, we imagine with dread an abysmal nothingness that is the partial fulfillment of basic needs and not much else. [Read On…]

Obsession with The Master

How I discovered film and its American guru. My first exposure to the films of Paul Thomas Anderson occurred when I was in 7th grade, although I did not actually see one. It [Read On…]

The Sleepy Soldier

Ai Wei-Wei is seeding the flowers of revolution in the grounds of justice. He leans back in the chair on the patio under the soft sunlight while his friend fusses around on [Read On…]

Standing A Little Too Far Back

The more one lives life, the more they realize that it is not an experience that can very easily be tied up in a pretty bow. Things get dark, weird, confusing, and [Read On…]

The Forest and a Lonely Man

I knew there was going to be trouble within the first 10 minutes of Koinonia, an independent film directed by Andrew Finnigan and premiering at the Northwest Film Center March 19th. Koinonia [Read On…]