Friday Film Club – Still Life

  • September 9, 2016 — December 9, 2016

Our third Friday Film Club revolves around the concept of the still life. We present this theme through the lens of works that use compressed or real-time temporal storytelling strategies—fascinating in their narrative economy and focus on the small details that make up our day-to-day lives. Friday Film Club screenings are presented monthly when the Portland Art Museum’s galleries are open late on Friday evenings. Each screening is accompanied by a post-film discussion led by Film Center staff and Art Museum docents, in which a work from the Art Museum galleries is utilized to spark dialogue and debate about the film. Special Admission: $5.

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Run Lola Run

Directed by Tom Tykwer

Tykwer was a relative newcomer on the German film scene when Run Lola Run exploded onto the world stage in

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His Girl Friday

Directed by Howard Hawks

Next screening: Friday, September 30 @ 5:30 pm

One of the most famous products to come out of Columbia Pictures during its late-’30s/early-’40s heyday, His Girl Friday is

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Cléo from 5 to 7

Directed by Agnès Varda

Varda’s breakthrough film—a landmark of feminist cinema and one of the only Nouvelle Vague (New Wave) films to deal entirely

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Rope

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

The first Technicolor film of Hitchcock’s career (to be followed by such masterpieces as Vertigo and North by Northwest), Rope