A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, MINARI follows a Korean-American family that moves to an Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream. Amidst the instability and challenges of this new life in the rugged Ozarks, MINARI shows the undeniable resilience of family and what really makes a home.
EXTRA CREDIT: DEBORAH KAPLAN & HARRY ELFONT
A Q&A with the duo behind CAN'T HARDLY WAIT and JOSIE & THE PUSSYCATS
Tuesday, March 2, 7:00pm
For this special "Extra Credit" offering from Movie Madness University Online, join Hollywood Theatre Community Programmer Anthony Hudson for a discussion with the writing/directing duo, covering everything from their iconic films and ensemble casts to collaborative filmmaking.
Streaming Friday, March 5
STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three stray dogs as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society.
TWO OF US (2020)
Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. An unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the truth about them. Your ticket also grants you access to a pre-recorded, post-film discussion between writer/director Filippo Meneghetti, star Barbara Sukowa, and international film icon Isabelle Huppert.
COLLECTIVE is an uncompromising look at the impact of investigative journalism at its best. In 2015, a fire at a Bucharest’s club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud.
HOLLYWOOD AT HOME
Our programmers and other film experts are here with streaming recommendations to make you feel like you're back at the theatre with us!
HOME MOVIES: FILMS FROM OREGON
While we're currently closed due to COVID-19, we still want to keep a spotlight on local filmmakers. Take a look at our ever-growing selection of locally-made films available now!
BIAMP PDX JAZZ FESTIVAL
Streaming February 18 - 27
A livestreamed celebration of jazz, with 15 unique events from Portland, Havana, London, Johannesburg and Brooklyn, plus three exclusive new films, Q&As with directors and artists, and more! PDX Jazz Festival honors and celebrates Black History Month through music, film and education and is dedicated to evolving America’s indigenous art form, featuring recognized jazz legends and rising jazz stars, as well as local jazz heroes.
17 BLOCKS (2019)
In 1999, filmmaker Davy Rothbart met Emmanuel Sanford-Durant and his older brother, Smurf, during a pickup basketball game in Southeast Washington, D.C. Spanning 20 years, this story illuminates a national crisis through one family's deeply personal saga. Made from more than 1,000 hours of footage, it all starts on the street where they lived in 1999, 17 blocks behind the U.S. Capitol.
THE PEOPLE VS. AGENT ORANGE (2020)
Streaming Friday, March 5
The Agent Orange catastrophe did not end with the Vietnam War. Today, the world over, a primary chemical of the toxic defoliant controls weeds in farming, forestry, parks, and playgrounds. After decades of struggle and tragic personal losses, two heroic women are leading a worldwide movement to end the plague and hold the manufacturers accountable.
HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS (1976)
The hard living–and hard partying–lifestyles of outlaw country’s figureheads (Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Steve Young, David Allan Coe, Steve Earle and many others) are played out in this iconic performance documentary that captures radical country artists who rejected the mainstream Nashville music machine in favor of an appreciation for its heritage in folk and bluegrass.
SOME KIND OF HEAVEN (2020)
Explore life inside the palm-tree-lined streets of The Villages, America's largest retirement community in Florida. Behind the gates of this utopia lies a small group of residents–and one interloper–who are unable to find happiness within the community's pre-packaged paradise.
With unfettered access to the Zappa family trust and all archival footage, filmmaker Alex Winter explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career. As a bonus, immediately following the film we've included a live Zappa performance and backstage footage, released from the Zappa vaults for the first time.
TAG! QUEER SHORTS FESTIVAL 2021
Streaming February 18-28
The Hollywood Theatre's newest sponsored program, this year’s Tag! Festival features over 40 short films that acknowledge the range of emotions and experiences that mark the past year, feelings from isolation to joy that find special resonance within queer and trans communities.
This cinéma vérité documentary covers several months in the lives of a group of high school students from Muncie, Indiana. The film focuses on Lynn, a white girl whose relationship with a Black student has generated controversy in the community. After a cross is burned on her lawn, Lynn responds with righteous anger rather than fear, standing up to her community's bigotry.
THE MOVIE QUIZ: MOVIEQUIZ95
Sunday, February 28, 7:30pm
A digitally enhanced evening of film trivia! Ticket holders can log in and join a special Zoom meeting packed with questions about movies old, new, good, bad, and everything in between. Fun will be had and prizes will be won.
RUTH-JUSTICE GINSBURG IN HER OWN WORDS (2019)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg discusses the challenges she faced to make it all the way to the Supreme Court.
PSYCHO GOREMAN (2020)
Siblings Mimi and Luke unwittingly resurrect an ancient alien overlord who was entombed on Earth millions of years ago after a failed attempt to destroy the universe. It isn’t long before the creature's reappearance draws the attention of intergalactic friends and foes from across the cosmos!
CROCK OF GOLD (2020)
Filmmaker Julien Temple dives deep into the life of Shane MacGowan, the tortured vocalist best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the Pogues.
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