NOW SELLING BEER AND WINE!

Now Playing   October 20, 2018 Separate Admission Unless Noted

FREE SOLO (NOW PLAYING! )

Through October 25:
Sat-Sun 1:45, 3:45, 4:30, 6:45, 7:45, 9:10
Mon-Wed 3:45 4:30, 6:45, 9:10
Thur 3:45, 6:45, 9:10
PLEASE NOTE: 6:45 show Tue, 10/23 is SOLD OUT

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STUDIO 54 (NOW PLAYING! LIMITED ENGAGEMENT)

daily 4:00, 6:30, 9:00 plus Sat-Sun 1:30

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Steel Bridge, Portland
Steel Bridge

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Portland Bridges Pictures

St Johns Bridge, Portland
St Johns Bridge



Now Playing at Cinema 21:

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

FROM THE DIRECTORS OF "MERU"

Showing: NOW PLAYING!
Showtimes:
Through October 25:
Sat-Sun 1:45, 3:45, 4:30, 6:45, 7:45, 9:10
Mon-Wed 3:45 4:30, 6:45, 9:10
Thur 3:45, 6:45, 9:10
PLEASE NOTE: 6:45 show Tue, 10/23 is SOLD OUT

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Coming Soon to Cinema 21:

alt RETURN OF THE MASTER TO PORTLAND!
TOMMY WISEAU IN PERSON TONIGHT!

Black comedy; In English; 99 min.; 2003

TOMMY IS HERE TONIGHT!

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


Showing: TONIGHT!
Showtimes: 10:45 PM

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alt "'Studio 54' shows what it is like to capture lightning in a bottle, as well as what it means to get burned. The archival footage is fabulous, and this film is a rollicking good time."
-- Gary Kramer, SF Bay Times

Documentary; In English; 98 minutes; 2018

"Matt Tyrnauer's thrilling and definitive documentary captures the delirium -- and the dark side -- of the legendary New York disco."
-- Owen Gleiberman, Variety

Directed by Matt Tyrnauer
Starring Steve Rubell, Ian Schrager


Showing: NOW PLAYING! LIMITED ENGAGEMENT
Showtimes:
daily 4:00, 6:30, 9:00 plus Sat-Sun 1:30

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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: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23RD ONLY
Showtimes: 7:00 ONLY

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alt "The movie's blend of charm and philosophical inquiry makes it at once structurally daring and a total crowdpleaser, sure to find appreciative audiences who will see echoes of their own clutter-filled lives in its story."
-- Eric Kohn, Indiewire

Documentary; In English; 82 minutes; 2018

Post-screening discussion and Q&A with Megan Devine of "Refuge in Grief" and Joan Schweizer Hoff of the Dougy Center.

Directed by Elan Bogarin, Jonathan Bogarin
Starring Annette Ontell, Ruby Berube, Elan Bogarin, Jonathan Bogarin


Showing: WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 24TH
Showtimes: 7:00 PM ONLY

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alt "A slice of street life made up of skittery moments that achieve a bone-deep reality."
-- Owen Gleiberman, Variety

Comedy/drama; In English; 84 minutes; 2018

"A gem that feels simultaneously informed by its author's adolescence and the product of a serious artist's observational distance."
-- John DeFore, The Hollywood Reporter

Directed by Jonah Hill
Starring Sunny Suljic, Lucas Hedges, Na-kel Smith


Showing: BEGINS OCTOBER 26TH
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt "Once there was a Giant" is a short documentary film about Dogs and the Dog Owners who love them. Written and directed by Richard Brueckner, this film will premiere on Oct. 31, 2018. Designed from the beginning as a fundraiser for the Multnomah County Animal Shelter, "Once There Was a Giant" centers around Jax, a wonderful dog who is dying of cancer. Jax is only 5 years old, and the film's director wanted to do something good to benefit the shelter where Jax came from. Suggested donation is $15.00.



Showing: OCTOBER 31ST ONLY
Showtimes: 7:00 ONLY

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alt ROTTEN TOMATOES: "98% FRESH"

"McCarthy's best performance to date, revealing haunting insights into friendship, loneliness, and creative insecurity."

-- Peter Debruge, Variety

Biography/comedy/drama; In English; 106 minutes; 2018

"As Israel, Melissa McCarthy is caustic, profane, curmudgeonly, affecting and very funny, as is Richard E. Grant as a gay alcoholic who becomes her accomplice."
-- Bob Mondello, NPR

Directed by Marielle Heller
Starring Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells


Showing: BEGINS NOVEMBER 2ND
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt "In Joel Edgerton's second film as director... Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe and a uniformly splendid supporting cast -- including Edgerton himself as a gay conversion therapist -- deliver the goods in this heart-rending drama."
-- Stephen Farber, The Hollywood Reporter

Drama; In English; 114 minutes; 2018


Directed by Joel Edgerton
Starring Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Joel Edgerton


Showing: BEGINS NOVEMBER 9TH
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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alt "FASCINATING...One of the rare art-world bio-docs that delivers."
-- The Hollywood Reporter

Documentary; In English; 90 minutes; 2018

"The film puts his work convincingly and revealingly into the context of his turbulent life and the passionate politics of the times."
-- Richard Brody, The New Yorker

Directed by Sasha Waters Freyer
Starring Garry Winogrand (archival footage), Geoff Dyer, Jeffrey Fraenkel, Susan Kismaric


Showing: COMING IN NOVEMBER
Showtimes: To Be Announced

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Showing: BEGINS NOVEMBER 26TH
Showtimes: To Be Announced

 
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Showing: COMING IN DECEMBER
Showtimes: To Be Announced

 
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Showing: COMING IN DECEMBER
Showtimes: To Be Announced

 
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Showing: BEGINS ON CHRISTMAS DAY
Showtimes: To Be Announced

 


Call 503-223-4515 for last-minute recorded info, live person during theater hours..

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.