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Wes's World: Orson Welles' THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS on 35mm!

Following the success of CITIZEN KANE, Welles made one of the most famously disastrous productions of the 1940s, the story of a wealthy family unable to adapt to the changing times in the years following the Industrial Revolution. 127 more words

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Wes's World: François Truffaut's JULES AND JIM on 35mm!

One of the French New Wave’s great period pieces and one of Truffaut’s greatest love stories, JULES AND JIM offers a nostalgic look at a ménage à trois that begins before World War I and concludes with the outbreak of National Socialism. 120 more words

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Wes's World: RUSHMORE on 35mm - w/ special guest Shawn Levy at the 7/12 screening!

RUSHMORE was Anderson’s first commercial and critical breakthrough, earning its place as one of the key works of the American independent film movement of the 1990s. 158 more words

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Wes's World: HAROLD AND MAUDE on 35mm!

A classic of the much-mythologized New American Cinema of the 1970s, HAROLD AND MAUDE follows Harold (Bud Cort), a moneyed yet death-obsessed 19-year-old, and Maude (Ruth Gordon), a lively 79-year-old, who fall in love after meeting at a stranger’s funeral. 123 more words

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Northwest Tracking: AN EVENING WITH ORLAND NUTT w/ Orland Nutt in attendance

Portland’s Orland Nutt is a prolific filmmaker whose uniquely accessible experimental short works burst with an otherworldly sprightliness, humor, and charm. Tonight, Nutt will share selections from over a decade of work and premiere his latest, BEAR OF HEAVEN (2014), which features stop-motion animation, a miniature paper set, a choreographed performance of a poem, and contributions from many Portland friends. 97 more words

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Kaleidoscopic Visions: GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES - Brand New DCP Restoration!

Helmed by Studio Ghibli co-founder Isao Takahata, GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES ranks among the greatest achievements of Japanese anime. The story follows two young siblings as they travel through the war-ravaged Japanese countryside searching for shelter after the bombing of their home and demise of their mother, in a supremely mournful film that calls into question what is sacrificed when nations clash. 80 more words

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Kaleidoscopic Visions: AKIRA

Katsuhiro Ohtomo’s influential work reinvigorated Western interest in Japanese anime and still feels cutting-edge to this day. Adapting the voluminous cyberpunk manga series of the same name, AKIRA depicts a post-apocalyptic Neo-Tokyo on the brink of destruction once again. 82 more words

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