Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes--Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash--it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Duration: 120 mins. | Rating: PG-13
From filmmaker Christopher Nolan (Interstellar, Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy) comes the epic action thriller Dunkirk.
Dunkirk opens as hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, they face an impossible situation as the enemy closes in.
Filmed on location in France, Holland, the UK and Los Angeles, Dunkirk features a multigenerational ensemble cast, including Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance and Tom Hardy.
Nolan directed Dunkirk from his own screenplay, utilizing a mixture of IMAX® and 65mm film to bring the story to the screen.
Duration: 107 mins. | Rating: PG-13
Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela. But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk!
Thor: Ragnarok is directed by Taika Waititi and returns Chris Hemsworth starring as Thor and Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki. They are joined by Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson and Karl Urban, with Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.
Duration: 130 mins. | Rating: PG-13
Wonder tells the inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman. Born with facial differences that, up until now, have prevented him from going to a mainstream school, Auggie becomes the most unlikely of heroes when he enters the local fifth grade. As his family, his new classmates, and the larger community all struggle to find their compassion and acceptance, Auggie’s extraordinary journey will unite them all and prove you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.
Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay star in this film adaptation of the 2012 New York Times bestseller.
“Though its upbeat earnestness is ever-present, it has the integrity to understand that not even kindness can eliminate all problems.” Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
Duration: 113 mins. | Rating: PG
A woman (Thora Birch) inspires millions with her "PIG Theory" blog promoting a formula that keeps you safe from cheating until she meets a handsome lawyer (Chris Klein) who challenges her to a competition to prove her theory wrong. It's a competition! Who will win?
The Competition was filmed entirely in the Portland area. Several local residents including Kelsey Tucker (writer/producer) and Scott South (executive producer) were instrumental in bringing this romantic comedy to the big screen.
Duration: 103 mins. | Rating: NR
Sundance Film Festival 2017 Short Film Tour
On view February 9-10. Tickets available soon.
The 2017 Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour is a 95-minute theatrical program of seven short films selected from this year’s Festival, widely considered the premier showcase for short films and the launchpad for many now-prominent independent filmmakers for more than 30 years. Including fiction, documentary and animation from around the world, the 2017 program offers new audiences a taste of what the Festival offers, from laugh-out-loud comedy to contemplative reflections of the world we live in.
5 Films About Technology
Written and directed by Peter Huang. 2016, Canada, 5 minutes.
Take a satirical look at the dumber side of technology.
And The Whole Sky Fit In The Dead Cow's Eye
Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction
Written and directed by Francisca Alegría. 2016, Chile, U.S.A., 19 minutes.
In Spanish with English subtitles
Emeteria is visited by the ghost of her patrón , Teodoro. She believes he has come to take her to the afterlife—but he has more devastating news.
Written and directed by Kristen Stewart. 2017, U.S.A., 17 minutes.
This is a diptych of one man's day, half impressionist and half realist portraits.
Lucia, Before and After
Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction
Written and directed by Anu Valia. 2016, U.S.A., 14 minutes.
After traveling 200 miles, a young woman waits out Texas's state-mandated 24-hour waiting period before her abortion can proceed.
Written and directed by Marshall Tyler. 2017, U.S.A., 15 minutes.
Get a glimpse into a day in the life of a bathroom attendant in a Los Angeles nightclub.
Written and directed by Renata Gasiorowska. 2016, Poland, 9 minutes.
Alone at home one evening, a young girl decides to have a solo pleasure session—but not everything goes according to plan.
Ten Meter Tower
Directed by Maximilien Van Aertryck and Axel Danielson. 2016, Sweden, 16 minutes.
In Swedish with English subtitles
People who have never been up a 10-meter diving tower must choose whether to jump or climb down in this entertaining study of people in a vulnerable position.
Duration: 99 mins. | Rating: Not Rated; Recommended age 17 and over
Edible Cinema: When Harry Met Sally
Edible Cinema is a unique way to experience a film: through aroma, texture and taste. Perfect for food and film lovers alike, this quarterly series combines good food with the fun of movie night as expert chefs curate a bite-sized tasting menu tailored to specific moments in the film.
6:15PM | Doors open, get a beverage from the cafe, pick up your tray of numbered boxes and find a seat.
7:00PM | Introduction and event instructions
7:05PM | Movie: When Harry Met Sally (Duration: 1h 36min | Rating: R )
8:00PM | Last call at the cafe
Tickets are $30pp | Please Note: No dietary restrictions can be accommodated.
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ABOUT THE FILM
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Release date: July 21, 1989
Director: Rob Reiner
The Empirical Theater seats 300 guests. Due to event logistics, we sell a maximum of 150 tickets to this event so there is no need to arrive extra early to reserve a seat. Doors open at 6:15pm and we aim to begin the event promptly at 7pm.
The tasting menu that accompanies the film consists of 10-12 food items with approximately 4-5 of those being of substantial size or quantity. If you would like to purchase beverages or additional food from the Empirical Café prior to the event, please plan on arriving early. The café will be open until 8pm should you wish to get something addition during the movie.
In addition to the bite-sized tasting menu, the Empirical Cafe will be serving burritos, hotdogs, grilled cheese, and movie snacks, plus beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages.