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Now Playing   September 19, 2018 Separate Admission Unless Noted

SING-A-LONG SOUND OF MUSIC (NOW PLAYING!)

Sat-Sun Sept 22-23 @ 2:00
Sat-Sun Sept 29-30 @ 2:00

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MANDY (NOW PLAYING!)

Through September 20: daily 3:30, 7:15

Sept 21-27:
Fri 4:00, 6:45, 9:15**
Sat 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:15**
**AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9:15 SHOWS, WE WILL SHOW A TERRIFIC VIDEO Q&A WITH NICOLAS CAGE, LINUS ROACHE & PANOS COSMATOS!!

Sunday 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:15
Mon and Wed 4:00, 6:45, 9:45
Tues and Thurs 4:00, 6:45, 9:15

WARNING: This movie may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised

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WE THE ANIMALS (ENDS THURSDAY, SEPT.20TH)

Through September 19: daily at 4:15, 6:45
Thursday Sept 20 @ 4:15 only

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3100: RUN & BECOME (ENDS WEDNESDAY, SEPT.19TH)

Through September 19: nightly 8:45 only

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ANDREI RUBLEV (NOW PLAYING! (ENDS THURSDAY))

Through September 20: daily at 3:15, 6:45

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MANDY

SING__x2D_A__x2D_LONG SOUND OF MUSIC

THE NEW HOLLYWOOD__x3A_ Revolution in American Cinema__x2C_ 1967__x2D_1974




Steel Bridge, Portland
Steel Bridge

Portland, Oregon Pictures
Portland Bridges Pictures

St Johns Bridge, Portland
St Johns Bridge



Now Playing at Cinema 21:

alt BE PREPARED TO HAVE A BALL AND SING YOUR HEART OUT!

"Sing-a-long Sound of Music" is your chance to test your vocal range with several hundred other assorted nuns, Von Trapp family wannabees and Julie Andrews look-a-likes.

Musical/romance/drama; In English & in German with English subtitles; 174 minutes (plus intermission); 1965

The show begins with your lovely host leading you through a vocal warm-up, judging the costume competition and awarding the prizes. The host will then instruct you how to use your interactive fun pack throughout the film and coach you on what to do during "magic moments" during the film.

Then sit back and watch the original 1965 movie in glorious Technicolor with the lyrics for all the songs on the screen!!

Directed by Robert Wise
Starring Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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GROUP TICKETS: CALL 503.223.4044

SPECIAL ENGAGEMENT. SORRY, NO PASSES OR DISCOUNT TICKETS.

Showing: NOW PLAYING!
Showtimes:
Sat-Sun Sept 22-23 @ 2:00
Sat-Sun Sept 29-30 @ 2:00

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alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "95% FRESH!"

Action/horror/thriller; In English; 121 minutes; 2018

"INSANELY VIOLENT AND ETHEREALLY BEAUTIFUL"
-- Bilge Ebiri, The Village Voice

Directed by Panos Cosmatos
Starring Nicolas Cage, Andrea Riseborough, Linus Roache

"NICOLAS CAGE GIVES THE PERFORMANCE OF A LIFETIME."
-- Russ Fischer, The Playlist

Showing: NOW PLAYING!
Showtimes:
Through September 20: daily 3:30, 7:15

Sept 21-27:
Fri 4:00, 6:45, 9:15**
Sat 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:15**
**AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9:15 SHOWS, WE WILL SHOW A TERRIFIC VIDEO Q&A WITH NICOLAS CAGE, LINUS ROACHE & PANOS COSMATOS!!

Sunday 1:15, 4:00, 6:45, 9:15
Mon and Wed 4:00, 6:45, 9:45
Tues and Thurs 4:00, 6:45, 9:15

WARNING: This movie may potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised

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alt "This year's 'Moonlight'...portrays the experiences of an adolescent boy coming to terms with his dysfunctional family and his emerging sexuality as a swirling cyclone of nostalgia, brutal arguments, and bittersweet pontifications."
-- David Ehrlich, IndieWire

Drama; In English; 94 minutes; 2018

"'The Florida Project' set in Pennsylvania, a memoir both brilliantly specific and depressingly universal."
-- Roger Moore, Tribune News Service

Directed by Jeremiah Zagar
Starring Raul Castillo, Josiah Gabriel, Terry Holland


Showing: ENDS THURSDAY, SEPT.20TH
Showtimes:
Through September 19: daily at 4:15, 6:45
Thursday Sept 20 @ 4:15 only

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alt "The path to self-transcendence begins with 3100 miles."
-- Outside Magazine

Documentary; In English and various with English subtitles; 79 minutes; 2018


Directed by Sanjay Rawal


Showing: ENDS WEDNESDAY, SEPT.19TH
Showtimes:
Through September 19: nightly 8:45 only

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alt "The effect of 'Andrei Rublev' is elemental; the camera prowls among earth-clogged roots, pursues the flaming torches of pagan roisterers as they run, unclothed, into the embrace of a river, and hitches a breathless ride into the air, in a primitive balloon. You may dread being ground down by this extraordinary film, but fear not. It will bear you aloft."
-- Anthony Lane, The New Yorker

Biography/drama; In Russian, Italian & Tatar with English subtitles; 183 minutes; 1966

NEW RESTORATION OF THE DIRECTOR'S PREFERRED CUT

Directed by Andrei Tarkovsky
Starring Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Ivan Lapikov, Nikolay Grinko

"Tarkovsky's glorious masterpiece, an epic yet personal tale about the conflict between artists and society, is justly considered as one of the most important Russian films ever made; on par with Eisenstein's best."
-- EmanuelLevy.com

Showing: NOW PLAYING! (ENDS THURSDAY)
Showtimes:
Through September 20: daily at 3:15, 6:45

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Coming Soon to Cinema 21:

alt Michael Moore's "Fahrenheit 11/9" is a provocative and comedic look at the times in which we live. It will explore the two most important questions of the Trump Era: How the f**k did we get here, and how the f**k do we get out? It's the film to see before it's too late.

Documentary; In English; 120 minutes; 2018

"If you stick with the movie, it starts to acquire a potent chill. Because 'Fahrenheit 11/9' is truly about something, and that's Michael Moore's fearless perception that what's going on in our government today is more sinister than even a lot of liberals think. Moore captures how the groundwork is being laid for a full-scale destruction of democracy."
-- Owen Gleiberman, Variety

Directed by Michael Moore
Starring Donald Trump, Michael Moore


Showing: BEGINS SEPT. 20TH
Showtimes:
Thursday Sept. 20 @ 7:00
Sept 21-27: daily 4:15, 7:00, 9:45
plus Sat-Sun 1:30

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alt SPECIAL SCREENING OF "THE ROOM"
ON FRIDAY, SEPT. 21ST
DETAILS SOON!

Black comedy; In English; 99 min.; 2003

SEE THE MOVIE THAT INSPIRED
THE HIT FILM
"THE DISASTER ARTIST"!
FEATURING THE INCOMPARABLE
TOMMY WISEAU!

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


Showing:
NEXT SCREENING FRIDAY, SEPT. 21ST

Showtimes: 10:45 PM

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alt BASED ON A TRUE STORY

Vienna, 1777. Maria Theresia ("Resi") Paradis, 18 years old, is blind, and a pianist of remarkable talent. Resi lost her eyesight literally overnight when she was three. After countless failed medical experiments, her overprotective parents seek out a controversial "miracle doctor" Franz Anton Mesmer, as their last hope for a cure. Mesmer's treatments seem to have almost immediate success. However, Resi soon notices that as her sight is beginning to return, her musical virtuosity is declining.

Drama/history; In German with English subtitles; 97 minutes; 2017


Directed by Barbara Albert
Starring Maria Dragus, Devid Striesow


Showing: MONDAY, SEPT. 24TH ONLY
Showtimes: 7:00 pm

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alt "No one--not even Cesar Award-winning actress Kristen Stewart--is better at being Joan Jett than Joan Jett."
-- Kathy Fennessy, The Stranger

Documenatary; In English; 95 minutes; 2018


Directed by Kevin Kerslake
Starring Joan Jett,


Showing: WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26TH
Showtimes:
7:00 only

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alt An 8 week film studies course presented by Oregon State University, taught by film scholar Elliot Lavine.


After thirty years of strict enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code, Hollywood finally, in the mid-1960s, triumphantly smashed the shackles of censorship and proudly proclaimed its independence from the Puritanical constraints that had defined the very nature of commercial American moviemaking. Filmmakers like Mike Nichols, Robert Altman, Francis Ford Coppola, and William Friedkin helped re-invent American cinema during this creatively rambunctious period and were now among the ruling members of the New Hollywood.

Eight classes: $99.
The eight films to be screened:
1. THE GRADUATE (1967; Mike Nichols) Sept 26
2. POINT BLANK (1967; John Boorman) Oct 3
3. THE SWIMMER (1968; Frank Perry) Oct 10
4. PETULIA (1968; Richard Lester ) Oct 17
5. THE FRENCH CONNECTION ('71; William Friedkin) Oct 24
6. BADLANDS (1973; Terrence Malick) Oct 31
7. THE CONVERSATION (1973; Francis Ford Coppola) Nov 7
8. THE LONG GOODBYE (1973; Robert Altman) Nov 14

Showing: Sept. 26-Nov. 14.
Showtimes: Wednesdays at 11am.

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Showing: September 28 - October 4
Showtimes: CLICK ON OFFICIAL LINK FOR TITLES & SHOWTIMES

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alt An 8 week film studies course presented by Oregon State University, taught by film scholar Elliot Lavine

FILM NOIR, as a dominant and influential cinematic style, first exploded across American movie screens in 1940. And almost immediately, Hollywood studios seized upon this exciting new direction for crime films -- a dramatically startling combination of German Expressionist cinema of the 1920s and French poetic realism films of the 30s, blended into a harshly modern cocktail of chiaroscuro lighting, psychologically aberrant behavior, and the unmistakable feeling that Fate (or some other mysterious force) would inevitably play a role in the final outcome. The films selected for this eight-week class represent the cream of the 1940s crop of noir films.

Eight classes: $99.
The eight films to be screened:
1. I WAKE UP SCREAMING (1941; H. Bruce Humberstone) Sept 29
2. PHANTOM LADY (1944; Robert Siodmak) Oct 6
3. DETOUR (1945; Edgar G. Ulmer) Oct 13
4. SCARLET STREET (1945; Fritz Lang) Oct 20
5. OUT OF THE PAST (1947; Jacques Tourneur) Oct 27
6. NIGHTMARE ALLEY (1947; Edmond Goulding) Nov 3
7. THEY LIVE BY NIGHT (1948; Nicholas Ray) Nov 10
8. RAW DEAL (1948; Anthony Mann) Nov 17


Showing: September 29-November 17
Showtimes: Saturdays at 11 am.

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alt PRESENTED AS PART OF THE PORTLAND FILM CIRCUIT

Comedy/drama/romance; In English; 2018


Directed by Jon Garcia
Starring Al'Jaleel McGhee, Amber Stonebraker, Alan Burrell

DIRECTOR JON GARCIA WILL APPEAR AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE SCREENING FOR A Q&A

Showing:
ONE SHOW ONLY: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD

Showtimes: 7:00 ONLY

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Showing: October 5 - 9
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt Writer, director, cinematographer, editor, and star Matteo Troncone begins this fascinating and philosophical first-person travelogue with no job, no relationship, and no home.
While living in his VW van on the streets of San Francisco, he decides there is only one thing to do: trace his roots to Naples and learn the secret of Neapolitan pizza.
Once there, he discovers the art of arrangiarsi, the process of arranging yourself to make something from nothing. We meet a colorful crew of characters, from street artists to pizza makers, who find a way to live and love in the most joyful ways, regardless of circumstance.
This delightful film combines a healthy smattering of foodie passion, little-known Italian history, and quirky Neapolitans to tell the tale of one man's journey to find himself...and the greatest pizza on earth.

Documentary; In English and Italian with English subtitles; 91 minutes; 2018

"Funny, inspiring...and delicious."
-- Italian Cinema Magazine

Directed by Matteo Troncone
Starring Matteo Troncone, Pino Aprile, Peppe Martinelli

Filmmaker Matteo Troncone will be in attendance for a Q&A following the screening.

Showing: ONE NIGHT ONLY! OCTOBER 11TH
Showtimes: 7:00 pm

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alt "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

"For those who love the thrill of high-adrenaline adventure docs, National Geographic's 'Free Solo' will be a hard experience to top."
-- Peter Debruge, Variety

Directed by Jimmy Chin, Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
Starring Alex Honnold

FROM THE DIRECTORS OF "MERU"

Showing: BEGINS OCTOBER 12TH
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt This film exposes the Burmese military's practice of using rape as a weapon of war and gives voice to Kachin and Rohingya women activists calling for justice for these crimes. The film revolves around the stories of four women: Shamima, a volunteer counselor working with survivors of military rape in the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Dil Kayas, a teenage survivor and San Lung and Lu Ra, the sister and mother of two Kachin school teachers brutally raped and killed in 2015, allegedly by the Burmese military.

Powerful testimonies from survivors, witnesses and activists explore the far-reaching impact of sexual violence upon women and communities, woven with stories of courageous women calling for justice and a unified stand for an end to impunity.

Documentary; 30 minutes


Directed by Jeanne Hallacy

A panel discussion will follow the short film and includes filmmaker Jeanne Hallacy and Aerlyn Pfeil, a certified professional midwife, sexual violence program consultant, and board member for Medecins Sans Frontieres. This screening is co-sponsored by Portland State University's Holocaust and Genocide Studies and the Never Again Coalition.

Showing: SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
Showtimes: 4:00 PM ONLY

 
alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "100% FRESH"

South of Beirut, Lebanon is a 68 year old refugee camp housing refugees from Palestine, Syria and Iraq. Many have lived in this camp their entire lives-- Mariam AlShaar is one of them. Now, Mariam has pulled the women of this camp together to do what has never been done before. They started with a small kitchen from a micro-loan. With nearly insurmountable political odds against them-- they look to start the first refugee food truck.

Arabic with English subtitles; Documentary; 73 minutes; 2017

"A STIRRING TALE OF EMPOWERMENT!"
-- The New York Times

Directed by Thomas A. Morgan
Starring Mariam Shaar

HOSTED BY DRESS FOR SUCCESS OREGON

Showing: THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23RD
Showtimes: 7:00 only

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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.