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Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Part Road Movie, Part Comedy, Part Tragedy, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM)

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Y Tu Mamá También (35mm)
Dir. Alfonso Cuarón (2001); Mexico, 106m
Starring: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna
Spanish with English subtitles
Programmed by: Sam Schrader

The Oxford English Dictionary defines magical realism as a “style in which realistic techniques are combined with surreal or dreamlike elements.” But it would be too easy to simply call Y tu mamá también a magical-realist coming of age story, although at its most distilled, that is what it is. (more…)

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Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Part Road Movie, Part Comedy, Part Tragedy, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM)

More info: 5thavecinema.com

Y Tu Mamá También (35mm)
Dir. Alfonso Cuarón (2001); Mexico, 106m
Starring: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna
Spanish with English subtitles
Programmed by: Sam Schrader

The Oxford English Dictionary defines magical realism as a “style in which realistic techniques are combined with surreal or dreamlike elements.” But it would be too easy to simply call Y tu mamá también a magical-realist coming of age story, although at its most distilled, that is what it is. (more…)

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Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Part Road Movie, Part Comedy, Part Tragedy, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM)

More info: 5thavecinema.com

Y Tu Mamá También (35mm)
Dir. Alfonso Cuarón (2001); Mexico, 106m
Starring: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna
Spanish with English subtitles
Programmed by: Sam Schrader

The Oxford English Dictionary defines magical realism as a “style in which realistic techniques are combined with surreal or dreamlike elements.” But it would be too easy to simply call Y tu mamá también a magical-realist coming of age story, although at its most distilled, that is what it is. (more…)

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Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM

Y TU MAMÁ TAMBIÉN (35MM) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Part Road Movie, Part Comedy, Part Tragedy, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 22-24 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – This breakout film by Mexican director Alfonso Cuarón is part road movie, part comedy, part tragedy, all set against the magical-realist backdrop of modern Mexico as it was at the dawn of the 21st century.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,950+): Holiday Market, Music, Theater, Trivia, Blacklight Mini Golf & More! | November 14-17, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get a head start on your holiday shopping at Oregon City High School Wrestling Bazaar. Plan ahead w/ Holiday Events Guide. Portland Farmers Market returns to Portland State University. And Portland’s Holiday Tree Arrives Friday!

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,950+): Weird Portland Gala, The Portland Book Festival, Veterans Day, Holiday Events Guide & More! | November 7-10, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Veterans Day Weekend is here; celebrate the heroes with brunch at The Eastburn or theHidden Heroes Photography Exhibition. White Bird Uncaged Presents Reggie Wilson POWER this weekend, and The Portland Book Festivalis in downtown Portland on Saturday. And dream big at the RV Show at Portland Expo Center.

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Grave of the Fireflys (DCP)

Grave of the Fireflys (DCP) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Understanding the Impacts of Pacific War from a Human Perspective, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 8-10 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – A portrait of the citizenry of Japan throughout the Pacific War, Grave of the Fireflies generates a remembrance and visceral understanding of the impact on the Japanese themselves

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Halloween Parties, NW’s Largest Garage & Vintage Sale, The Nitemare B4 Xmas & More! | October 31-November 3, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Rose City Rollers are back on the track with Break Neck Betties benefit bout. Get your hands on something shiny at 44th Gemstone and Jewelry Auction. Hear a live score to the Nitemare B4 Xmas. And get Spooked at Portland’s Only Haunted Escape Room @ Escapism!

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MANY Portland Halloween Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,900+): Erotic Ball, Whose Jam is it Anyway?, Parties, Costume Contests, Trick or Treat & More! | October 24-27, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! The city’s famous Erotic Ball returns to Crystal Ballroom on Saturday. Get your pumpkin and pick up a scare at Bella Organic’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Mazes. Pair candy with your wine at Hip Chicks Do Wine. Find spooky deals at America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show. And see the […]

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Eraserhead-film

Eraserhead (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Experimental Body Horror Film Written by David Lynch, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, 2019 Halloween Weekend

October 25-27 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Possibly one of the most visceral and disturbing film examples of the surrealism of adulthood, Eraserhead explores themes of income hardship and the stress of parenthood. Initially a student project which lasted five years, David Lynch’s debut film claimed a spot on the silver-screen in 1977 as a […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,650+): Underhill Haunted House, Howloween, BeerQuest PDX, Getaway & More! | October 17-20, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Get a headstart on Halloween fun at Glowing Greens featuring mini golf, an escape room & axe throwing! Huge Haunted House Underhill is open at Memorial Coliseum. Howloween is at Oregon Zoo and BeerQuest PDX will take you into the past!

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Space Jam

Space Jam @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 90s Cartoon Sports Comedy w/ Michael Jordan & Looney Tunes, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

October 4-6 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The eponymous film in which the highly sought after, consistently retro’d, Air Jordan 11 “Space Jam” (shiny patent leather anyone?) offers a strong distraction from the panic that daily life currently creates. A star-studded cast of Looney Tunes pokes fun at and highlights the absurdity of NBA and […]

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Harakiri (35mm)

Harakiri (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1962 Japanese jidaigeki (period-drama) Directed by Masaki Kobayashi, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

September 6-8 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Set in the year 1630, Harakiri begins with rōnin (masterless samurai) Hanshiro Tsugumo making an unusual request of a local lord of the Iyi clan: to use the lord’s grounds to commit harakiri- ritual suicide. Director Masaki Kobayashi challenges the feudal customs of Japan’s past in a gripping […]

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MANY Portland Labor Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($300+): Tumbleweed Music Festival, Corn Maze, Tour de Lab, Oregon Ducks & More! | August 29-September 2, 2019

Labor Day Weekend is back, Portland! Savor the dog days of summer at Tour de Lab Pub tour. The swifts are making their yearly stop in Portland. Check out Reuse design build competition Dropbox Derby! And you have one more weekend to see the lovely flowers at the Swan Island Dahlia Festival.

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CONCERNING VIOLENCE

Concerning Violence (Digital) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Exploration of Physical & Psychological Effects of Colonialism, Narrated by Lauryn Hill, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, 2019 Labor Day Weekend

August 30-September 1 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – In nine chapters, Afro-French revolutionary Frantz Fanon’s post-colonialist essay (of the same title) from The Wretched of the Earth, as read by Lauryn Hill, discusses the ways in which the native frees oneself from their European oppressor and explores the dehumanizing physical and psychological effects of colonialism.

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Tom Sachs Presents- A Space Program (DCP)

Tom Sachs Presents: A Space Program (DCP) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, A Makeshift Trip to Mars, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

August 23-25 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – An extension of the Space Camp (2012) and Space Program (2007) short films, directorial mainstay Van Neistat keeps a tight and linear style inline with this and other films coming out of Tom Sachs’ art studio (Ten Bullets, Color, and How To Sweep). A testament to bricolage and […]

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TAXI ZUM KLO

Taxi Zum Klo (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Dark Comedy, Documentary, German w/ English Subtitles, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

August 16-18 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Taxi Zum Klo is a comedy of manners that tells the story of Frank Ripploh, a Berlin school teacher with a very active sex life. Frank tries to keep his professional and private life separate, but when he begins a new relationship his love of hookups places his […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Portland Burger Week, Beloved Festival, India Festival, Sneaker Week PDX & More! | August 8-11, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Head to the Oregon Zoo for Steve Earle & The Dukes + Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real.  Have you joined the hunt for Bigfoot w/ Portland Spirit? Learn some new tricks at Chef in the Market Demonstration @ Lents International Farmers Market. And don’t miss the chaos of […]

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HIGH ANXIETY

High Anxiety (DCP) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, American Satirical Comedy Produced and Directed by Mel Brooks, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

August 9-11 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – “And remember folks, be good to your parents, they’ve been good to you”. High Anxiety is one of Mel Brooks’ most underrated films, often overlooked when compared to Young Frankenstein and Blazing Saddles. For Hitchcock fans, this film is a delight as a parody dedication to his most […]

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A Bay of Blood (Digital)

A Bay of Blood (Digital) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Violent Italian Horror, Pioneer of American Slasher Films, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

August 2-4 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – A Bay of Blood (also known as Carnage, Twitch of the Death Nerve, and Blood Bath) was recognized at the time for its achievement in special effects makeup. It’s little surprise that the film is considered to be the foundation on which the American slasher genre would emerge […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,000+): Oregon Brewers Festival, Street of Dreams, Art & Wine Fusion & More! | July 18-21, 2019

The weekend is back & Summer’s really heating up!, Portland! Summer of Slushies continues at Bare Bones Cafe & Bar, where you can get a $5 Pint of Margarita. A-WOL dance looks up starting this weekend w/ Art in the Dark. Raise a toast for shelter dogs at Pitbowl. Oregon Brewers Festival runs through Saturday […]

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AManEscaped

A Man Escaped @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Drama, Mystery, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 26-28 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Lauded for his spare, ascetic approach to filmmaking, Bresson is nonetheless capable of capturing deep emotion in his films. This is precisely the case with A Man Escaped, a film which showcases Bresson’s trademark use of nonprofessional actors and a taut narrative structure, while operating as one of […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Queer Comedy Festival, Highland Games, Crafted Beer & Food Festival, Roadhouse Brewfest & More! | July 18-21, 2019

The weekend is back & sunshine is on its way, Portland! Cool down at Cornelius Pass Roadhouse Brewfest or Wild Hare Country Festival. Get in lots of laughs at Queer Comedy Festival. Tectonic SHIFT Festival features music, art & more. And be sure to check out Legacy Drag Show every Friday at Henry’s!

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the amazing catfish

The Amazing Catfish (DCP) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, A Messy & Domestic Look at a Guadalajaran Family, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The malleability and strength of family is on full display, executed in the gentle and intimate shots orchestrated by both Claudia Sainte-Luce and Agnès Godar (Claire Denis’ go to cinematographer). This style accentuating loner Claudia’s (Ximena Ayala) opening up and entwining with terminally ill Martha’s (Lisa Owen) single […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Mississippi Street Fair, Totally Boatdalicious!, Back Fence PDX, Kayak Tours & More! | July 11-14, 2019

We’ve got another summer weekend coming up, Portland! Head over to Hip Chicks Do Wine for Pinot, Pork and Port. Catch the story of the first female filmmaker with Be Natural. Find treasures and memories at America’s Largest Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo. And learn about the heart of Portland’s old red light […]

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Land of Milk and Honey

Land of Milk and Honey (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, A Satirical Documentation of French Consumerist Culture, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 12-14 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – A study of life, a kaleidoscopic spectacle of a kind of anthological exploration into the post-May 1968 years of France. A satirical documentation of French consumerist culture, open dialogue with everyday people, and a sincere look into the desires and fears of folk. A circus-like performance of a […]

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MANY Portland July 4th Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Cherryfest NW, Waterfront Blues Festival, Estacada Timber Festival, Craft Beer Festival & More! | July 3-7, 2019

July 4th Weekend is back, Portland! The Rose City goes all out with Waterfront Blues Festival and CherryFest NW lights up Salem. Try some new brews at Portland Craft Beer Festival! And it’s Cherry season in the Gorge!

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (35mm)

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Comedy Horror, Portland July 4th Weekend, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

July 5-7 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – “In every generation there is a chosen one. She alone will stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. She is the slayer.” ― Joss Whedon. Before Sarah Michelle-Gellar picked up her crucifix and crossbow, Kristy Swanson was The Chosen One in the original 1992 […]

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