Past Events

E.g., 2018/12/11
E.g., 2018/12/11

Film: Matangi/Maya/M.I.A. Co-Presented at the Portland Museum of Art

Drawn from a cache of personal video recordings from the past 22 years, director Steve Loveridge’s Sundance award winning Matangi / Maya / M.I.A. is a startlingly personal profile of the critically acclaimed artist M.I.A. ("Paper Planes"), chronicling her remarkable journey from refugee immigrant to pop star. She began as Matangi. Daughter of the founder of Sri Lanka’s armed Tamil resistance,... MORE
Friday10.12.2018

Film: Dan Savage's Hump! Film Festival 2018

The HUMP! Film Festival has been bringing audiences a new kind of porn since 2005. The festival features short dirty movies—each less than five minutes—all created by people who aren’t porn stars but want to be one for a weekend. The filmmakers and stars show us what they think is hot and sexy, creative and kinky, their ultimate turn-ons and their craziest fantasies. Our carefully curated program... MORE
Friday09.28.2018

Film: BLACK MOTHER With Khalik Allah

Part film, part baptism, in BLACK MOTHER director Khalik Allah brings us on a spiritual exploration through Jamaica. Soaking up its bustling metropolises and tranquil countryside, Allah introduces us to a succession of vividly rendered souls who call this island home. Their candid testimonies create a polyphonic symphony, set against a visual prayer of indelible portraiture. Immersed into the... MORE
Sunday09.16.2018

Film: MADELINE'S MADELINE + video chat with filmmaker Josephine Decker

Madeline got the part! She’s going to play the lead in a theater piece! Except the lead wears sweatpants like Madeline’s. And has a cat like Madeline’s. And is holding a steaming hot iron next to her mother’s face – like Madeline is. Madeline (newcomer Helena Howard) has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop's ambitious director (Molly Parker) pushes... MORE
Wednesday09.12.2018