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Top Down: Rooftop Cinema
Thursdays, July 14-August 25, 2016
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | All Ages
General $10 ADV, $12 Doors | Students/Seniors $9 ADV, $11 Doors
Tickets/More info: nwfilm.org
729 SW 15th Ave Portland, OR 97205
Join us atop the Hotel deLuxe’s parking structure at SW 15th and Yamhill for our 12th annual program of cinema under the stars. Doors open at 7 pm with food and beverages available for purchase from Gracie’s, Aladdin’s Café, Brass Tacks Sandwiches, and Sierra Nevada Brewing Company.
Music begins at 8 pm and films begin around dusk. Entry for advance ticket holders is guaranteed until 8:30 pm. Advance tickets ensure that you will not have to wait in the ticket purchase line but do not guarantee entry after 8:30 pm. A limited number of chairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis, so feel free to bring a chair, pillow, or blanket, along with a light sweater or jacket. Advance ticket holders who arrive after 8:30 pm but are not admitted to the screening (in the case of a sell-out) may exchange their tickets for another Top Down screening. There are no refunds or exchanges for arrivals after the film begins (c. 9 pm) or for entirely missed screenings. Please, no pets or outside food or drink.
August 4: Key Largo
The fourth and final Bogie and Bacall film reunited Bogart (for the third time) with his old drinking buddy and director John Huston. Adapted from a Broadway play by Maxwell Anderson (The Wrong Man, All Quiet on the Western Front), Key Largo is a hybridized noir with callbacks to the classic gangster films of the 1930s. Bogart plays a World War II veteran whose moral duty places him and the widow of a fallen comrade in the crosshairs of a seedy criminal (Edward G. Robinson) and his goons. Add an approaching hurricane into the mix and you have a near-perfect, tropical potboiler of a film. “In many ways, Key Largo is the definitive post-war film.”—David Crow, Den of Geek.
Advance tickets are available at nwfilm.org: $10 general; $9 student/senior/PAM member; $7 Silver Screen Club Friend. Tickets at the door are $12 general; $11 student/senior/PAM member; $9 Silver Screen Club Friend.
Thursday, August 4
Key Largo, US, 1948
dir. John Huston (100 mins., Thriller, Blu-Ray)
Thursday, August 11
Attack the Block, UK, 2011
dir. Joe Cornish (88 mins., Action, Blu-Ray)
Thursday, August 18
Hairspray, US, 1988
dir. John Waters (92 mins., Comedy, Blu-Ray)
Thursday, August 25
True Stories, US, 1986
dir. David Byrne (90 mins., Comedy, DVD)
Want a series pass to Top Down? Join the Silver Screen Club at the Supporter level or above before June 30th and bring along a guest for free! LEARN MORE