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Recap: Film Screening • The Land

Children are naturally curious. They see the potential for creativity in the simplest forms, from old cardboard boxes and rope to basic carpentry tools. But so often, protective parents and ...

Film Screening • The Land

Every season we screen a unique design-related film at local theaters. All are invited as we showcase documentaries, films from emerging directors, and movies that explore the creative process. This season ...

Film Screening • Maker: The Movie

“Maker” delves deep into [the] ecosystem of design and manufacturing in the Internet era. The film explores the ideas, tools, and personalities that are driving the Maker Movement – and ...

Film Screening: Tomorrow We Disappear

Beautiful, sad and stunning, the film lovingly but unflinchingly documents the destructive collision between tradition and modernization, between ramshackle artistry and regimented bureaucracy.  -The Wrap The Film • When their home ...

Interview: Sam Macon • Sign Painters’ Director

Design Museum Portland will screen the documentary Sign Painters later this month here in Portland. In preparation for the upcoming screening which documents a collection of conversations with sign painters of ...

Film Screening • Sign Painters

We see them almost every day without a second thought. Weathered by time, distinct characteristics shining through, hand-painted signs are a product of a fascinating 150 year-old history. What was ...

Film Screening • From Nothing, Something

Everyone has ideas. But where do they come from? And what ensures they keep coming? Join us for our next Film Screening, November 11 at 7:00pm at Northwest Film Center — ...

Film Screening • The Human Scale

How do we better design our urban centers as we rapidly increase density and complexity? On Wednesday, June 18th we’ll be screening the Danish film, The Human Scale, directed by ...