Shana is a Canadian First Nations girl who is a gifted violinist. But she has problems no young person should have to face: her mother has died, and her father is struggling with his own demons. Only Shana’s new teacher seems to care about her, and at first, Shana pushes her away. But she meets another, more mystical being to accompany her on her journey: a wild wolf who helps her reconnect with her ancestors, make peace with her circumstances, and use her talents to express her passions.
What the French Saw
Get a whole new insight into the French New Wave in our screening and discussion seminar that showcases American films (from Hitchcock to Ford to Hawks) that inspired French filmmaking in the 1950s and 1960s.
The Films of Ruben Östlund
We're hosting the first U.S. retrospective of Swedish satirist Ruben Östlund, whose disconcerting black comedies hit close to home while probing tensions in society.
We Support Filmmakers
An important part of Northwest Film Forum's mission is providing access to top-of-the-line film gear and equipment at reasonable rates for local filmmakers. Have you checked out our suite of rental options? If you're still learning a new camera or editing system, not to worry - we offer affordable certification classes too.