There’s hot fun in the summertime at Clinton Street Theatre this month. Here are just a few of the films screening in the newly-cooled space at 2522 SE Clinton St.
Thursday, July 9, 7 pm – KBOO presents THE HARDER THEY COME, the ultimate reggae movie with Jimmy Cliff, Toots and the Maytals and so much great music. Them a rude boys up on probation in Shantitown…
Friday, July 10, 4 – 7 pm – TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, Harper Lee’s book came out fifty-five years ago an immediate success, won a Pulitzer Prize, and is a classic of modern literature. The film adaptation is considered to be one of the greatest ever made, won three Academy Awards and is listed in the National Film Registry.
Sunday, July 19, 2 pm – RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, Set in 1936, an action movie with THE intrepid explorer searching for The Ark of the Covenant in Nepal and Egypt.
Sunday, July 12, 2 pm – GOOD WILL HUNTING, A young man struggles to find his identity, an unrecognized genius living in a world where he can solve any problem and becomes a patient of a therapist and studies advanced mathematics with a renowned professor.
Saturday, August 1, 4 pm – PROMISED LAND, Corporate salesman Steve Butler arrives in a rural town hit hard by economic decline with his sales partner. The two see the local citizens as likely to accept their company’s offer for drilling rights to their properties. It becomes complicated by the objection of a schoolteacher with support from a grassroots campaign led by another man who counters the two personally and professionally. (Sounds like a tale played out daily all over America and even close to home…)
The whole schedule is at cstpdx.com. 503.238.8899.