ELASTIC TIME: A RICHARD LINKLATER MASTER CLASS
Hosted by Shawn Levy, featuring Richard Linklater and author Melissa Maerz
April 13, 20, & 27, 2021
Our collective sense of time inside out: disrupting routines, lengthening days, and obliterating the calendar’s familiar touchstones. It’s the perfect moment to delve into the work of Richard Linklater, the American filmmaker who has spent his career exploring and manipulating the passage of time.
STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security, following three stray dogs as they embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society.
TWO OF US (2020)
Two retired women, Nina and Madeleine, have been secretly in love for decades. An unforeseen event turns their relationship upside down and leads Madeleine’s daughter to gradually unravel the truth about them. Your ticket also grants you access to a pre-recorded, post-film discussion between writer/director Filippo Meneghetti, star Barbara Sukowa, and international film icon Isabelle Huppert.
COLLECTIVE is an uncompromising look at the impact of investigative journalism at its best. In 2015, a fire at a Bucharest’s club leaves 27 dead and 180 injured. Soon, more burn victims begin dying in hospitals from wounds that were not life-threatening. Then a doctor blows the whistle to a team of investigative journalists. One revelation leads to another as the journalists start to uncover vast health care fraud.
HOLLYWOOD AT HOME
Our programmers and other film experts are here with streaming recommendations to make you feel like you're back at the theatre with us!
HOME MOVIES: FILMS FROM OREGON
While we're currently closed due to COVID-19, we still want to keep a spotlight on local filmmakers. Take a look at our ever-growing selection of locally-made films available now!
2021 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS
The Oscar Nominated Short Films are back at the Hollywood! You can watch any of the three streaming programs–Live Action, Documentary, and Animation–individually, or get access to all three for a reduced price.
In 1971, at the height of the Vietnam War, Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland toured an anti-war comedy show across Southeast Asia. The F.T.A. tour was highly controversial and was a huge success among stationed soldiers. In spite of positive reviews and business, director Francine Parker’s film version was quickly taken out of circulation due to political pressures and has been difficult to see until this new 4K restoration.
THE INHERITANCE (2020)
After nearly a decade exploring different facets of the African diaspora — and his own place within it — Ephraim Asili makes his feature-length debut with The Inheritance, an astonishing ensemble work set almost entirely within a West Philadelphia house where a community of young, Black artists and activists form a collective.
17 BLOCKS (2019)
In 1999, filmmaker Davy Rothbart met Emmanuel Sanford-Durant and his older brother, Smurf, during a pickup basketball game in Southeast Washington, D.C. Spanning 20 years, this story illuminates a national crisis through one family's deeply personal saga. Made from more than 1,000 hours of footage, it all starts on the street where they lived in 1999, 17 blocks behind the U.S. Capitol.
HEARTWORN HIGHWAYS (1976)
The hard living–and hard partying–lifestyles of outlaw country’s figureheads (Townes Van Zandt, Guy Clark, Steve Young, David Allan Coe, Steve Earle and many others) are played out in this iconic performance documentary that captures radical country artists who rejected the mainstream Nashville music machine in favor of an appreciation for its heritage in folk and bluegrass.
SOME KIND OF HEAVEN (2020)
Explore life inside the palm-tree-lined streets of The Villages, America's largest retirement community in Florida. Behind the gates of this utopia lies a small group of residents–and one interloper–who are unable to find happiness within the community's pre-packaged paradise.
THE GREAT GREEN WALL (2019)
Presented by the Portland EcoFilm Festival
Available to view April 22-24
Renowned Malian singer Inna Modja and Executive Producer Fernando Meirelles (Academy Award®-nominated director; CITY OF GOD, THE TWO POPES) take us on a music-driven journey of hope, hardship, and environmental justice across Africa's ambitious Great Green Wall Project.
SOPHIE JONES (2020)
Inspired by true experiences of grief, girlhood, and growing up, Jessie Barr’s feature debut provides a stirring portrait of a sixteen year old stunned by the untimely death of her mother and struggling with the myriad challenges of teendom in this sensitive, acutely realized, and utterly relatable coming-of-age story.
THE PEOPLE VS. AGENT ORANGE (2020)
The Agent Orange catastrophe did not end with the Vietnam War. Today, the world over, a primary chemical of the toxic defoliant controls weeds in farming, forestry, parks, playgrounds… It wreaks havoc on the human genome, causing deformed births and deadly cancers.
After decades of struggle and tragic personal losses, two heroic women are leading a worldwide movement to end the plague and hold the manufacturers accountable.
CROCK OF GOLD (2020)
Filmmaker Julien Temple dives deep into the life of Shane MacGowan, the tortured vocalist best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the Pogues.
Streaming April 30 at 8:00pm. Available to stream for 10 HOURS ONLY!
Every year on Witches' Night, Wyrd War unveils a devilish occult-inspired cinematic gem to inflame the senses! This year is no exception with their streaming presentation of Kaneto Shindo's enigmatic 1968 folk horror masterpiece.
Select your snacks, sign up for a one-hour pickup window, and grab them (from a distance) from the Hollywood!
While the store is temporarily closed, we are offering safe, socially-distanced, curbside pickup for your rentals.