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Touki Bouki @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1973 Senegalese Drama Film, Semi-Documentary Style, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

TOUKI BOUKI
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Touki Bouki (DCP)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty (1973); Senegal, 95m
Starring: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang
French with English subtitles

FRIDAY, February 15th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SATURDAY, February 16th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SUNDAY, February 17th AT 3:00PM

The haze of a newly independent nation is rarely expressed as Djibril Diop Mambéty does in his first feature. Everything in Touki Bouki is avant garde in this way, hybridizing elements of the emerging African cinema of its day — its semi-documentary style, visual metaphors, and its long shots of industrialization — with postmodern tricks of the French New Wave. (more…)

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Touki Bouki @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1973 Senegalese Drama Film, Semi-Documentary Style, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

TOUKI BOUKI
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Touki Bouki (DCP)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty (1973); Senegal, 95m
Starring: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang
French with English subtitles

FRIDAY, February 15th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SATURDAY, February 16th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SUNDAY, February 17th AT 3:00PM

The haze of a newly independent nation is rarely expressed as Djibril Diop Mambéty does in his first feature. Everything in Touki Bouki is avant garde in this way, hybridizing elements of the emerging African cinema of its day — its semi-documentary style, visual metaphors, and its long shots of industrialization — with postmodern tricks of the French New Wave. (more…)

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Touki Bouki @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1973 Senegalese Drama Film, Semi-Documentary Style, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

TOUKI BOUKI
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

Touki Bouki (DCP)
Dir. Djibril Diop Mambéty (1973); Senegal, 95m
Starring: Magaye Niang, Mareme Niang
French with English subtitles

FRIDAY, February 15th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SATURDAY, February 16th AT 7:00PM & 9:30PM
SUNDAY, February 17th AT 3:00PM

The haze of a newly independent nation is rarely expressed as Djibril Diop Mambéty does in his first feature. Everything in Touki Bouki is avant garde in this way, hybridizing elements of the emerging African cinema of its day — its semi-documentary style, visual metaphors, and its long shots of industrialization — with postmodern tricks of the French New Wave. (more…)

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MANY Portland Valentine’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): Special Dinners, Parties, Date Ideas, Air Tours, Galentine’s Day & More! | February 14-17, 2019

Happy Valentine’s Day, Portland! Romance is in the air w/ special helicopter tours over Portland & the Gorge! Chinese New Year celebrations continue at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Watch on the edge of your seat w/thriller PONTYPOOL. And see Seth Curry & Damian Lillard compete in the NBA 3-point contest.

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Touki Bouki @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1973 Senegalese Drama Film, Semi-Documentary Style, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 15-17 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The haze of a newly independent nation is rarely expressed as Djibril Diop Mambéty does in his first feature. Everything in Touki Bouki is avant garde in this way, hybridizing elements of the emerging African cinema of its day — its semi-documentary style, visual metaphors, and its long […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Chinese New Year, Pacific NW Sportsmen’s Show, Winter Light Festival, Helicopter Tours, Wine & Chocolate & More! | February 7-10, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Stay warm this weekend at Pacific Northwest Sportsmen’s Show. Grab a ride aboard Portland Spirit for the Winter Light Festival. Dark Star Orchestra performs two nights at Roseland Theater! And there’s still time to make amazing Valentine’s Day plans.

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Symbiopsychtaxiplasm @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Experimental Documentary, Cinéma Vérité, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 8-10 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Symbiopsychotaxiplasm is visual jazz, created through editing and reconfiguration: finalized as an amalgam of footage from four different sources. The production team of Over The Cliff (the film within the film) directed by William Greaves impersonating himself, a production crew filming them as a behind the scenes-esque pursuit, […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Super Bowl, Chocolate & Wine Pairing, Portland Folk Fest, Worst Day of the Year Run & More! | January 31-February 3, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Super Bowl weekend is here and we’ve got lots of great place to catch the big game. This weekend is your last chance to see Richard III adaptation Teenage Dick & Fertile Ground Festival continues presenting new works through Sunday. Be wowed by the puppetry in Boom Arts Presents Pescador. […]

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Get Out @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, American Horror/Comedy, Thought Provoking, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 1-3 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The chilling and authentic portrayal of black experience extrapolated and placed into a horror context wasn’t the source of my discomfort watching Get Out for the first time. The audience reception with inappropriately timed laughter and an immediate exit of the theater once the credits rolled made my […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,500+): International Cat Show, Cannabis Collaborative Conference, First Taste Oregon, 80s Weekend & More! | January 24-27, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! This weekend’s all about the cats: See hundreds of cats at the International Cat Show. Civic Taproom hosts Barrel Aged Festival, or you can try all the things at First Taste Oregon. 80s Weekend takes Crystal Ballroom back a few decades and Fertile Ground Festival of new works kicks off […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($2,050+): Rose City Classic Dog Show, Old Time Music Gathering, Rip City Ale Fest, Martin Luther King, Jr, Day & More! | January 17-21, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Who’s a good boy!? Find out at this weekend’s Rose City Classic Dog Show. Celebrate the Blazers at Rip City Ale Fest. Samples 10 local cider houses at Wassail Cider Fest. And Monday is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

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Limelight (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, See One of Charlie Chaplin’s Last Films, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

January 18-20 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Limelight, one of Charlie Chaplin’s last films, can be considered autobiographical in its nature. The film follows a washed-up stage actor who performs as a clown named Calvero. As times change Calvero is forgotten and his act is seen as obsolete. Around the time of the film’s release […]

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Fertile Ground 2019

10th Anniversary Fertile Ground Festival of New Works | 75+ Events, 120+ acts of Creation by Portland Artists in Theater, Dance, Circus, Music, Animation, Multidisciplinary Arts & More!

The 10th Anniversary Fertile Ground Festival of New Works returns to portland January 24 – February 3, 2019 with 75+ events and 120+ acts of creation by Portland artists in theatre, dance, circus, music, animation, multidisciplinary arts by 42 producers at 39 venues across Portland for 11 days!

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STRAIGHT TO HELL RETURNS

Projekt Records presents Movies in the Dark Featuring Straight to Hell Returns @ Clinton Street Theater | Original Director’s Cut of the 1987 Action Comedy

January 18 @ Clinton Street Theater – Movies on the darker side of life and death brought to you by Projekt Records. Projekt is a Portland, Oregon-based independent record label that specializes in darkwave, ambient, and shoegaze, started by Sam Rosenthal in 1983. Projekt is also known for releases in the gothic rock, ethereal, dream-pop, […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,700+): Portland Boat Show, Animaniacs in Concert, Rose City Rollers Season Opener & More! | January 10-13, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Plan your next adventure at Portland Boat Show. See the magic behind the animation at Animaniacs in Concert. On Sunday, it’s OK to lose your pants on the subway. And see if you can solve Escapism’s Haunted Escape Room!

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Albatross @ Clinton Street Theater | Free, A Documentary Look at Sadness, Grief, Beauty & Love

January 12 @ Clinton Street Theater – We are living in a plastic age and the solutions may seem glaringly obvious, so why aren’t all 7.6 billion of us already doing things differently? Shocking statistics don’t guarantee effective change. So what’s the alternative? American photographer and filmmaker Chris Jordan believes the focus should be on […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($500+): Michael Allen Harrison’s Christmas At The Old Church, Peacock Lane, Christmas Ships, Christmas Revels, Holiday Markets & More! | December 13-16, 2018

The Weekend is back, Portland! Reserve a spot for Pix Patisserie’s Holiday Tea! See the Christmas ships or stroll down Peacock Lane. Get in the Holiday Spirit w/ Rocky Horror Picture Show. Artists Repertory Theatre presents It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play! & Uncle Cait & Aunt Amy’s Holiday Party is Saturday!

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Clinton Street Theater Presents Rocky Horror Picture Show Holiday Extravaganza | 35mm Print!

December 15 @ Clinton Street Theater – Want to be home for the holidays? Of course! Especially when the home is Dr. Frankenfurter’s mansion. Come out for our first ever RHPS Holiday Extravaganza. Our beloved Clinton Street Cabaret brings you Yuletide Cheer as only they can in the splendiferous Rocky Horror sort of way.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): Holiday Ale Festival, Christmas in the Garden, FINDpdx Sale, America’s Largest Christmas Bazaar, & More! | November 29-December 2, 2018

The Weekend is back, Portland! Kick off your holiday season w/ Jim Brickman A Joyful Christmas! Manga Hokusai Manga opens Saturday at Portland Japanese Garden. Tony Starlight Presents “It’s a Tony Starlight Christmas!” is back! Stock up on knives a KAI Warehouse sale. And with actors trading roles every night Artists Repertory Theatre’s “Everybody” has […]

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TREASURES FROM THE BOOTH: 16mm NIGHT

Treasures from the Booth: 16mm Night @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin and More, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, Free Pizza

November 30-December 2 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nothing beats the revival of 16mm projection. 5th Avenue Cinema presents an exciting 16mm extravaganza weekend! Projecting an eclectic array of short films on our up-and-running 16mm projector after a 10 year hiatus.

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MANY Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events & Giveaways ($900+): Tree Lighting, Black Friday, Cinnamon Bear, Wine Tasting, Holiday / Christmas Gift Ideas & More! | November 21-25, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving, Portland! The holiday weekend is here! Portland’s Holiday Tree lights up Friday. Now you can see wine country without the drive! Grab some holiday gifts at Small Business Saturday, sail to Maybeland w/ Cinnamon Bear or smash some cupcakes at La Fete du Macaron.

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Division Clinton Business Association Presents FREE Thanksgiving Weekend Screenings of ELF @ Clinton Street Theater | Benefit for The Children’s Book Bank

November 24 @ Clinton Street Theater – In an effort to do some good in our neighborhood during the dark days of winter, the Division Clinton Business Association has started a campaign to light up the exteriors of our places of business and to fund various local nonprofits.

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FASSBINDER DOUBLE FEATURE

Fassbinder Double Feature @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Featuring Beware of a Holy Whore & The Merchant of Four Seasons, Free Admission for Portland State University Students, 2018 Thanksgiving Weekend

November 23-25 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Despite their quick production schedules and small budgets, Fassbinder’s films are nonetheless unrivaled in their depth and quality. Delivering on all cinematic fronts, his films match a clever and intentional visual style with explorations into the complex emotions and interactions surrounding human relationships.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Friendsgiving, Rose City Rollers, ChefsFeed Indie Week, Olio Nuovo Festival, Worldy Travel Festival, Bridal Show & More! | November 15-18, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are nearly here! Learn some fast travel tips at the FREE Wordly Travel Festival. Rose City Rollers are hosting 3 nights of derby action! Get some holiday gifts at Olio Nuovo Festival. Be sure to see the Pulitzer Prize-winning Topdog/Underdog @ Chapel Theatre. And see our […]

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2018 Portland Thanksgiving Weekend Events: Black Friday, Holiday Tree Lighting & More! + Ticket Giveaways!

In 2018, Thanksgiving takes place on November 23rd and there will be celebrations all weekend including the Holiday / Christmas Tree lighting, Black Friday sales (Buy Local!), and more!

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Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Documentary About Chinese Activist & Artist , Free Admission for Portland State University Students

November 16-18 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – “Freedom is a pretty strange thing. Once you’ve experienced it, it remains in your heart, and no one can take it away,” proclaims Ai Weiwei. As an independent artist outside of the political affiliations of China, Weiwei’s art and activism is undoubtedly linked and seeks to interrogate the […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($950+): Portland Book Festival, Fall RV Show, Portland Youth Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky v. Drake, Escape Rooms, Theater & More! | November 8-11, 2018

Hello, Portland! The weekend is back and the holidays are coming up fast! Laugh w/ the Jerry Seinfeld of French Comedy Gad Elmaleh. Dream big at Fall RV Show. Time’s literally running out to try Escapism’s Cold War Themed Escape Room: Dr. Zylchov’s Laboratory. And get a head start on your holiday gift shopping at […]

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