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

The Amazing Catfish (DCP)
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

The Amazing Catfish (DCP)
Dir. Claudia Sainte-Luce (2013); Mexico, 89m
Starring: Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco
Spanish with English subtitles
Programmed by: Makaveli Gresham

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 parent home. Claudia quickly becomes a critical component to the family, and takes on a pseudo-maternal or older sister role to the four children: Ale, Armando, Marianne, and Wendy. A distinctly messy and domestic look at the Guadalajaran family; cultural idiosyncrasies not withholding. (more…)

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

The Amazing Catfish (DCP)
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

The Amazing Catfish (DCP)
Dir. Claudia Sainte-Luce (2013); Mexico, 89m
Starring: Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco
Spanish with English subtitles
Programmed by: Makaveli Gresham

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 parent home. Claudia quickly becomes a critical component to the family, and takes on a pseudo-maternal or older sister role to the four children: Ale, Armando, Marianne, and Wendy. A distinctly messy and domestic look at the Guadalajaran family; cultural idiosyncrasies not withholding. (more…)

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

The Amazing Catfish (DCP)
All Ages
More info: 5thavecinema.com

The Amazing Catfish (DCP)
Dir. Claudia Sainte-Luce (2013); Mexico, 89m
Starring: Lisa Owen, Ximena Ayala, Sonia Franco
Spanish with English subtitles
Programmed by: Makaveli Gresham

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 parent home. Claudia quickly becomes a critical component to the family, and takes on a pseudo-maternal or older sister role to the four children: Ale, Armando, Marianne, and Wendy. A distinctly messy and domestic look at the Guadalajaran family; cultural idiosyncrasies not withholding. (more…)

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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 (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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MABOROSI

Maborosi (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1995 Japanese Drama, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

June 7-9 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Hirokazu Koreeda’s directorial debut tells the story of Yumiko, a young mother haunted by the past loss of her grandmother and the recent loss of her husband. Koreeda’s interest in the emotional impact of light is exemplified through Maborosi’s shadowy visuals and Michiko Kitamura’s costume design, created specifically […]

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The Face of Another @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Japanese New Wave, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 31 – June 2 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – For his second adaptation of a Kobo Abe novel, Hiroshi Teshigahara overcomes the tough task of translating the existential, monologue driven writing of The Face of Another to the screen. The story centers on a chemist whose face becomes disfigured as the result of an […]

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Woman in the Dunes (35mm)

Woman in the Dunes (35mm) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Japanese New Wave, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 24-26 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Based on the existentialist novel by Kōbō Abe with the Japanese title 砂の女 (Suna no onna) translated to the English title The Woman in the Dunes. Director Teshigahara reanimates shifting sand as its own dynamic character in a desolate landscape where only arthropods and crustacea crawl.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,000+): Kenton Street Fair, Wine & Dine for Hope & Joy, OMSI After Dark Presents Brunchlandia, Red Dress Benefit, Tradeswomen’s Career Fair & More! | May 16-19, 2019

The Weekend is back, Portland! Cheer on the Blazers in Conference Finals vs Golden State Warriors. Get free cancer screenings at PDX Skincare Festival. ARK Series presents Michael Pollan – How To Change Your Mind on Saturday at Keller Auditorium. Test drive an electric vehicle at Hillsboro Electric Avenue Grand Opening! And Sunday Parkways kicks […]

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Elektro Moskva

Elektro Moskva @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Exploring the Underground Soviet Culture of Synthesizers Under Lenin’s Rule, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 17-19 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Delving into the underground Soviet culture of synthesizers under Lenin’s rule, Elektro Moskva introduces the world to a hidden subculture of electronic instrument enthusiasts as they recount the history and how they engage ontemporaneously.

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MANY Portland Mother’s Day Weekend Events & Giveaways ($800+): Brunch, Mimosas, Plant & Garden Fair, Blazers & More! | May 9, 2019

Mother’s Day Weekend is here, Portland! Treat your mom to Brunch at the Zoo, Moms & Mimosas, or Sparkling Tea @ Pix Patisserie. Or show her the sights w/ Portland Spirit. And be sure to stop by the Camas Plant & Garden Fair for that perfect gift!

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MANY Portland Cinco De Mayo Weekend Events & Giveaways ($550+): Kentucky Derby, Gorge Open Studios Tour, Rose City Chocolate Festival, Tour of Remodeled Homes & More! | May 2-5, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Raise money for the pets on Saturday for Walk Run for the Animals in Vancouver. See the artists in their habitats at Gorge Open Studios Tour.  NBA Playoffs continue with Portland vs Denver. And this weekend is your last chance to see Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival.

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ARABY

Araby @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Fable-Like Road Film, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

May 3-5 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – The road film is almost ubiquitous with the United States, however, the internal struggle and journey to find oneself is a purely human one. A transformative and uniquely Brazilian affair in the form of social realism. Araby follows wandering laborer, Cristiano’s ten year journey through the southeastern region […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($650+): TEDxPortland, Unloaded Comedy, Home & Garden Idea Fair & More! | April 25-28, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Whose side are you on for Superheroes vs Villains Downtown Portland Bar Craw?! ANDAZ returns to The Liquor Store. ShanRock’s Triviology presents Scrantonicity: The Office Trivia on Sunday! There’s only 2 weeks left to see Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. And the PCC Job Fair is on Tuesday!

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Network (Digital) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1976 Satiric Look at Television News, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 26-28 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Conceived, written, produced and released during the ongoing Watergate crisis, Network was Chayefsky’s meticulously researched, highly articulate attack on the demoralisation and dehumanisation of American life as exemplified by the crude commercialisation of television news.

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MANY Portland Easter Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,100+): Soul’d Out Music Festival, Rabbit Romp, Egg Hunts, 420 Events & More! | April 18-21, 2019

Easter weekend is here, Portland! Celebrate Easter w/ a cruise, brunch, tea, Rabbit Romp & More. Head to Pix Patisserie and see if you can find the golden ticket! Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train opens at Coho Theater. And find specials, discounts and more all weekend for 420!

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Nightmare Alley

Nightmare Alley @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1947 Film Noir, An Archetypal American Con Man’s Rise and Fall, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 19-21 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Nightmare Alley is a fascinating film noir that was a departure for Tyrone Powers who had mostly played swashbucklers. Here he plays conman Stanton “Stan” Carlisle, a carnival barker working for Mademoiselle Zeena (Joan Blondell) and her drunken husband Pete (Ian Keith). Stan is after a code that […]

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,450+): Gorge Grand Tasting, Pig & Swig, Remote.ly, Dueling Pianos & More! | April 11-14, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Find vintage treasures at NW’S LARGEST Garage Sale & Vintage Sale!  Miz Kitty is back with her Parlour Vaudeville Show! Plan ahead for summertime with the kids with this Summer Camp Guide.

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american honey

American Honey @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Cannes Jury Winner, Showcasing America’s Wandering “Mag Crew” Youth, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 12-14 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Within the classic typology of United States filmmaking, the road movie, Arnold creates a lively and intimate, though not definitive look at the Midwestern United States. Informed by a 2007 New York Times article, Andrea Arnold sought to represent and give voice to the wandering “mag crew” youth.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,400+): Swap Meet, Rose City Rollers, Vancouver Women’s Show, Dance, Theater, Music & More! | April 4-7, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! 80s Video Dance Attack is celebrating 14 Years this weekend and QuarterWorld turns 3! Test Drive the newest Electric Vehicles at Milwaukie Electric Avenue Grand Opening. And grab your favorite Portland brands at The For Sale Sale!

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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Horror, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

April 5-7 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – After being resurrected for the eighth time, Jason comes across a boat that is hosting a high school graduation. Our final girl Rennie (Jensen Daggett) begins seeing visions of Jason drowning, which means her sea voyage is about to get a lot bloodier.

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House of Flying Daggers @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, Carefully Choreographed Martial Arts, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

March 15-17 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – If translated literally from Mandarin to English, the original title Shí Miàn Mái Fú means “ambushed from ten directions”, which perfectly embodies the carefully choreographed martial arts that builds tension and dimension throughout House of Flying Daggers.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Mardi Gras, Carnaval, Antique & Collectible Show, Cookie & Wine Pairing & More! | February 28-March 3, 2019

The weekend is back, Portland! Uncover hidden treasures at Antique & Collectible Show at Portland Expo. Celebrate Brazilian Carnaval and Mardi Gras w/ Pyatã & The Rhythm @ The Goodfoot! Experience intimate true stories at Urban Tellers! & the West Coast’s biggest Mardi Gras Celebration, Mardi Gras Ball, is Saturday at Tiffany Center!

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Charulata

Charulata (The Lonely Wife) @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1964 Bengali Drama of a Broken Marriage, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

March 1-3 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – Based on the novella Nastanirh, Satyajit Ray’s drama film from 1964 poetically captures the story of a woman’s first steps in establishing her independence. Charulata takes place in 19th century pre-independence India where we follow Charu, a creative, isolated wife of a busy journalist named Bhupati.

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MANY Portland Weekend Events & Giveaways ($1,300+): Home & Garden Show, Prohibition Party, Bow Wow Film Fest, Whiskey Dinner & More! | February 21-24, 2019

Catch the Oscars at EastBurn. How about a night of exciting Dungeons & Dragons action to benefit Q Center at Queer Quest. Blueprint Choral Ensemble presents a free presentation of Eliot Ness and the Untouchables. And see floating aerial arts & dance w/ AWOL’s Left of Center.

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Portrait of Jason @ 5th Avenue Cinema | Free Popcorn, 1967 Documentary Film About Gay African-American Cabaret Performer, Free Admission for Portland State University Students

February 22-24 @ 5th Avenue Cinema – At 9:00 p.m. on December 3rd, 1966, Shirley Clarke and a crew of filmmakers set up their equipment in a room at the Hotel Chelsea and began a gruelling twelve hour filming session with their cameras trained on one person: Jason Holliday.

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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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ouki Bouki

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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