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Now Playing   December 14, 2018 Separate Admission Unless Noted

VOX LUX (NOW PLAYING!)

daily 4:15, 7:00, 9:25 plus Sat-Sun 1:45

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BEST F(R)IENDS:
VOLUME 2
(ONE NIGHT ONLY: FRIDAY, DEC. 14TH)

9:30 ONLY
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AT ETERNITY'S GATE (NOW PLAYING)

Through December 20th:
4:00, 6:45, 9:15 + plus Sat-Sun 1:30

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WINGS OF DESIRE (NOW PLAYING! )

Dec. 14-20 @ 3:45 only

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BORDER (NOW PLAYING)

Through December 20:
nightly 8:45
EXCEPT NO SHOW FRIDAY, DEC. 14TH

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FREE SOLO (NOW PLAYING! )

Dec. 14-20: nightly 6:30 plus Sat-Sun 1:15

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Now Playing at Cinema 21:

alt "Starring a ferocious Natalie Portman as a pop diva in freefall, Brady Corbet's sophomore feature is a bold, often brilliant trip through the celebrity spin cycle."
-- Variety

Drama/musical; In English; 110 minutes; 2018

"A deliciously rich treatise on toxic fame and weapons of mass seduction."
-- Stephen Dalton, The Hollywood reporter

Directed by Brady Corbet
Starring Natalie Portman, Jude Law, Raffey Cassidy, Willem Dafoe (narrator)


Showing: NOW PLAYING!
Showtimes:
daily 4:15, 7:00, 9:25 plus Sat-Sun 1:45

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alt THIS FRIDAY NIGHT ONLY!

Greg Sestero in person for Q&A and meet and greet

Comedy/drama/thriller; In English; 120 minutes; 2018

Picking up where the first volume left off, BEST F(R)IENDS: VOLUME 2 brings the saga to a satisfying close. Jon (Sestero) is on the run across the American Southwest, where he meets an array of wild and amazing characters and finds himself in ever-stranger situations. Of course there's still one last reckoning to bring this strange journey full circle.

"COMPARED TO THE ROOM, THIS IS CITIZEN KANE!"

-- Playboy

Directed by Justin MacGregor
Starring Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, Kristen StephensonPino

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
Sorry no passes or discount tickets accepted for this show

Showing:
ONE NIGHT ONLY: FRIDAY, DEC. 14TH

Showtimes: 9:30 ONLY

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alt GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE
WLLEM DAFOE BEST ACTOR

"An unbridled portrait of the painful but productive final years in the life of Vincent van Gogh, a role inhabited with the acrid lucidity of madness by Willem Dafoe."

-- David Rooney, Hollywood Reporter

Biography/drama; In English; 110 minutes; 2018

"Willem Dafoe is an inspired Van Gogh in Julian Schnabel's impressionistic masterwork!"
-- Indiewire

Directed by Julian Schnabel
Starring Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Mads Mikkelsen, Emmanuelle Seigner, Mathieu Amalric


Showing: NOW PLAYING
Showtimes:
Through December 20th:
4:00, 6:45, 9:15 + plus Sat-Sun 1:30

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alt NEW 4K RESTORATION & 5.1 SOUND MIX

"'Wings of Desire' is one of Wenders's most stunning achievements".

-- Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader

Drama/fantasy/romance; German, English, French, et. al. with subtitles; 128 minutes; 1987

"A sublimely beautiful, deeply romantic film for our times."
-- David Stratton, Variety

Directed by Wim Wenders
Starring Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander


Showing: NOW PLAYING!
Showtimes:
Dec. 14-20 @ 3:45 only

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alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "97% FRESH"

"An exciting, intelligent mix of romance, Nordic noir, social realism, and supernatural horror that defies and subverts genre conventions."

-- Alissa Simon, Variety

Fantasy/romance/thriller; In Swedish with English subtitles; 110 minutes; 2018


Directed by Ali Abbasi
Starring Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jurgen Thorsson

Story from author John Lindqvist
("Let the Right One In")

Showing: NOW PLAYING
Showtimes:
Through December 20:
nightly 8:45
EXCEPT NO SHOW FRIDAY, DEC. 14TH

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alt An intimate portrait of Alex Honnold as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing all 3,200 ft of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without a rope.

"Alex Honnold's Free Solo climb should be celebrated as one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever."

-- The New York Times

Documentary; In English; 97 minutes; 2018


Directed by Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Starring Alex Honnold


Showing: NOW PLAYING!
Showtimes:
Dec. 14-20: nightly 6:30 plus Sat-Sun 1:15

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Coming Soon to Cinema 21:

alt 3 GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS
INCLUDING BEST PICTURE!

"You've never seen romantic love depicted on screen with such lyrical and gorgeous intensity, or systemic injustice brought to such vivid and enraging life. Film classes will be taught about Jenkins' use of color."

-- Glen Weldon, NPR

Romance/drama/crime; In English; 117 minutes; 2018

"Barry Jenkins ["Moonlight"] has cemented his style: lush romance on top, hyper-realistic despair just beneath the surface."
-- David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture

Directed by Barry Jenkins
Starring KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Regina King

From the director of "MOONLIGHT"

Adapted for the screen by Barry Jenkins from the James Baldwin novel

Showing: BEGINS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Showtimes:
December 25-31:
daily 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:15

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alt The epic story of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice-President to George W. Bush, reshaping the country and the globe in ways that we still feel today.

Biography/comdey/drama; UIn English; 132 minutes; 2018


Directed by Adam McKay
Starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Steve Carell, Sam Rockwell


Showing: BEGINS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Showtimes:
daily 1:00, 3:45, 7:00, 9:45

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alt NEXT SCREENING:
FRIDAY, JANUARY 4TH!

Black comedy; In English; 99 min.; 2003

STARRING THE LEGENDARY
TOMMY WISEAU, THE MAN WHO
INSPIRED "THE DISASTER ARTIST"!

Directed by Tommy Wiseau
Starring Tommy Wiseau, Greg Sestero, Juliette Danielle


Showing: FRIDAY, JANUARY 4TH
Showtimes: 10:45 PM

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alt Sneak Preview Screening Event on Yogananda's Birthday

"The film offers an excellent chance to learn from Yogananda's teachings."

-- Times of India

Biography/drama; English; 108 minutes; 2019

"A visual treat in cinematic terms and and captures the beautiful guru-disciple relationship."
-- Speaking Tree

Directed by Pavan Kaul
Starring Victor Banerjee, Leonidas Gulaptis


Showing:
ONE SHOW ONLY: JANUARY 5TH

Showtimes: 1:00 PM

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alt OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY PRESENTS

Ten-week course exploring American cinema in the Pre-Code era, led by noted film scholar Elliot Lavine. This a film studies class that requires advance registration. COST: $129 for the entire ten week course. No individual tickets sold.



Showing: Jan 8-Mar 8. Tuesdays at 11am.
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY PRESENTS

Ten-week course exploring Film Noir in 1950s American cinema, led by noted film scholar Elliot Lavine. This a film studies class that requires advance registration. COST: $129 for the entire ten week course. No individual tickets sold.



Showing: Jan 12-Mar 23
Showtimes: Saturdays at 11am

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alt "A powerhouse turn by a female actor, Joanna Kulig, is the mesmerizing centerpiece of the latest from Pawel Pawlikowski...both a globe-trotting postwar romance and a work of exquisite self-containment."
-- Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

Romance/musical/drama; In Polish, French, German, et. al. with subtitles; 88 minutes; 2018

"A thrilling exploration of romantic disappointment with a killer soundtrack."
-- Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood Reporter

Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski
Starring Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc

From the director of "Ida"

Showing: BEGINS JANUARY 18TH
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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Cinema 21 is an independently-owned, locally-operated movie theater.

Admission Prices

Effective July 5, 2017

Prices do not apply to special engagements or shows where prices are otherwise noted.

Shows Starting 6PM or Later:

General Admission $10.00
Students (with ID) $9.00
Seniors (62 and older) and children $7.50

Shows Starting Before 6PM:

General Admission $8.00
Students (with ID) $7.50
Seniors (62 and older) and children $7.00

Box office opens 1/2 hour before first show of the day.


All programs and showtimes subject to change.

Cinema 21
616 NW 21st Avenue
Portland, Oregon 97209 USA
Call 503.223.4515 for further information.