Noir City: Three Strangers
Three Strangers (1946) Three strangers, each with a serious problem in their lives, share a sweepstakes ticket which they wished upon together before a Chinese idol. Starring Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet and Geraldine Fitzgerald.
|Promos in Effect:||Groupon (NO)|
|Run Time:||92 minutes|
|Cast:||Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet, Geraldine Fitzgerald|
Noir City: Too Late for Tears
Too Late for Tears (1949) Through a fluke circumstance, a ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and she is determined to hold onto it even it if means murder. Starring Lizabeth Scott and Don DeFore.
|Promos in Effect:||Groupon (NO)|
|Cast:||Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea|
PULP: A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets
Florian Habricht's witty, innovative documentary follows the legendary band PULP as they prepare to say farewell after 25 years of performances. Though culminating with the farewell concert the band played to thousands of adoring fans in their hometown of Sheffield, England, this film is by no means a traditional concert film or rock doc. As much a testament to the band as it is to the city and inhabitants of Sheffield, PULP weaves exclusive concert footage with man-on-the-street interviews and dreamy staged sequences to paint a picture much larger, funnier, more moving and more life-affirming than any music film of recent memory.
|Run Time:||90 minutes|
|Cast:||Nick Banks, Jarvis Cocker, Candida Doyle|
Rebel Craft Rumble
Four pre-qualified competitors will battle against one another for the title of Portland’s Craft Master during dramatic timed craft-offs and attempt to come up with the best creations using only the materials provided for them. All materials are reused and gleaned from the unique and varied inventory at SCRAP’s creative reuse center.
RoboCop in Hecklevision
Peter Veerhoven’s 1987 film is set in a dystopian version of Detroit, where crime is so out of control and the city is so poor, the police are nearly helpless. The leadership cuts a deal with mega-corporation Omni Consumer Products to tackle Detroit’s crime problem with a new robotics division. OCP’s first creation – the walking tank ED-209 – proves too difficult to control, so they decide they need a more human approach: The part-man, part-machine “RoboCop”. Of course, they need a recently-expired subject for this project, and when Officer Alex Murphy (Peter Weller) meets a gruesome death at the hands of Clarence Boddicker’s (Kurtwood Smith) gang, he ends up becoming a guinea pig for what will hopefully be Detroit’s cybernetic salvation.
|Run Time:||103 min.|
Taking the Plunge
Taking the Plunge is a documentary film that focuses on the importance of knowing how to swim. This film will touch lives and truly serve as a motivator to increase swimmers in this country and help reduce the number of drowning deaths in the U.S.
|Series:||Venue Access Programming|
|Website:||National Swimming Pool Foundation|
|Promos in Effect:||Chinook Book (NO)|
|Guest Pass (NO)|
|Member Guest Pass (YES)|
|Run Time:||79 minutes|
|Director:||Shawnelle M. King|
Live organ accompaniment by Dean Lemire!
Presented in partnership with Columbia River Theatre Organ Society
Join us as we kick off our Fall Silent Film Series featuring the great Buster Keaton. Keaton directed many of his own films, and is famous for his comedy style. He was best known for his films of the silent era, in which his trademark was physical comedy often with a stoic, deadpan expression; people called him “The Great Stone Face”.
|Run Time:||107 min.|
The Last Unicorn
The Last Unicorn returns to The Hollywood Theatre!
Enjoy the classic animated film The Last Unicorn on the big screen with author and screenwriter Peter S. Beagle live in person!
This amazing fantasy film — designed and animated by the same Japanese artists who became the core of Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli — is deeply loved by millions around the world, and we’re showing a gorgeous remastered digital print made especially for this nationwide tour.
Peter S. Beagle will be in attendance to answer questions, meet fans, signs books, and generally make it a party. There will also be prizes and lots of cool LAST UNICORN merchandise for sale.
Come join us for this magical event, and please note: costumes are encouraged! (And great ones will be rewarded.)
The Last Unicorn played to packed houses last year, so get your tickets early!
|Run Time:||1 hr 32 min|
|Writer:||Peter S. Beagle|
This Ain't No Mouse Music
A new documentary about Chris Strachwitz, a “detective” of deep American music. Since 1960, he has been the guiding force behind legendary Arhoolie Records, bringing Cajun music out of Louisana, Tex-Mex out of Texas , blues out of the country – and into the living rooms of Middle America. Born a German count, Strachwitz fled his homeland after WWII at 16. Here, he discovered and shared a musical landscape that most Americans missed. He takes us on a hip-shaking stomp from Texas to New Orleans, Cajun country to Appalachia, as he continues his passionate quest for the musical soul of America.
|Director:||Maureen Gosling, Christopher Simon|
|Cast:||Chris Strachwitz, Ry Cooder, Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal|