knife skills & james beard: america's first foodie
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

knife skills & james beard: america's first foodie

Knife Skills is an Oscar®-nominated documentary about reentry, second chances, and the healing power of good food. Following the hectic launch of Edwins restaurant in Cleveland, where all the staff are just out of prison, the film follows three trainees, tracing their struggle to launch new lives on the outside. (40 minutes)

America’s First Foodie is Portland director Elizabeth Federici's fascinating biography of James Beard, the Portland, Oregon native who had the first cooking show on television; was the author of 22 cookbooks along with a syndicated newspaper column and countless magazine pieces; and ran an acclaimed cooking school out of his townhouse in New York City. America’s First Foodie relates the story of Beard’s life while chronicling a century in the food movement. (55 minutes)

This double-header screening will be followed by a Q&A with director of James Beard: America's First FoodieElizabeth Federici.

To attend this screening, please purchase an advance ticket to reserve your spot. Tickets will also be available (cash only) on the night of the screening, subject to availability. All tickets guarantee entry to screenings between 6 pm, when venue doors open, and 7 pm, when screenings begin. Late entry will be at the discretion of the venue. 

General admission is $10 and includes a pre-screening reception and general seating in our 150-seat cinema. We are also excited to offer a limited number of patron tickets, which include prime reserved seating and an invitation to meet filmmakers and special guests and enjoy a complimentary drink at the post-film reception. Patron tickets are $40

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united skates
Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

united skates

United Skates traces the story of America's last standing roller rinks. When the rinks are threatened with closure, a community of thousands battle in a racially charged environment to save an underground subculture: one that has remained undiscovered by the mainstream for generations, yet has given rise to some of the world’s greatest musical talent. 

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with the United Skates co-directors Tina Brown and Dyana Winkler. 

To attend this screening, please purchase an advance ticket to reserve your spot.Tickets will also be available (cash only) on the night of the screening, subject to availability. All tickets guarantee entry to screenings between 6 pm, when venue doors open, and 7 pm, when screenings begin. Late entry will be at the discretion of the venue. 

General admission is $10 and includes a pre-screening reception and general seating in our 150-seat cinema. We are also excited to offer a limited number of patron tickets, which include prime reserved seating and an invitation to meet filmmakers and special guests and enjoy a complimentary drink at the post-film reception. Patron tickets are $40

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the devil we know
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

the devil we know

The Devil We Know unravels one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time as it traces a group of citizens in West Virginia who take on a powerful corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping the toxic chemical behind Teflon and Gore-Tex--now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans--into the drinking water supply.

To attend this screening, please purchase an advance ticket to reserve your spot.Tickets will also be available (cash only) on the night of the screening, subject to availability. All tickets guarantee entry to screenings between 6 pm, when venue doors open, and 7 pm, when screenings begin. Late entry will be at the discretion of the venue. 

General admission is $10 and includes a pre-screening reception and general seating in our 150-seat cinema. We are also excited to offer a limited number of patron tickets, which include prime reserved seating and an invitation to meet filmmakers and special guests and enjoy a complimentary drink at the post-film reception. Patron tickets are $40

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big sonia
Dec
8
6:30 PM18:30

big sonia

Thanks to all who came to BIG SONIA, the story of 92-year-old Sonia Warshawski—great-grandmother, businesswoman, and Holocaust survivor—who runs a tailor shop she’s owned for more than thirty years. A poignant story of generational trauma and healing, BIG SONIA also offers a laugh-out-loud-funny portrait of the power of love to triumph over bigotry, and the power of truth-telling to heal us all.

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no man's land
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

no man's land

Thanks to all who came to NO MAN'S LAND, a detailed, on-the-ground account of the 2016 standoff between protestors occupying Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and federal authorities. NO MAN’S LAND documents the occupation from inception to its dramatic demise and tells the story of those on the inside of this movement: the ideologues, the disenfranchised, and the dangerously quixotic, attempting to uncover what draws Americans to the edge of revolution.

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national bird
Apr
21
6:00 PM18:00

national bird

NATIONAL BIRD follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial current affairs issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. At the center of the film are three U.S. military veterans. Plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries, they decide to speak out publicly, despite the possible consequences.

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