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Essential Cinema

Weekly essential film programming

Underscan: Cult & Genre Reframed

Sci-fi, horror & subversive

Northwest Tracking

Showcasing the work of NW filmmakers

PIFF43

March 6 – March 15, 2020

Upcoming Films

Sun, Jan 19

A Lion in the House

Directed by Julia Reichert, Steven Bognar

A Lion in the House follows the unique stories of five children and their families at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical

Sun, Jan 19

California Split

Directed by Robert Altman

Pro gambler Charlie (Elliot Gould) and novice Bill (George Segal) form a unique bond in Robert Altman’s New Hollywood ode

Sun, Jan 19

Multiple Maniacs

Directed by John Waters

One of John Waters’ first feature length films, Multiple Maniacs exemplifies his early free-wheeling, crime/transgression/trash obsessed, deranged story lines and

Thu, Jan 23

Seven Years of Screendance: Films by Robert Uehlin

Directed by Robert Uehlin

Specializing in the translation of contemporary choreography into the language of film, current resident curator of the annual DanceBARN Screendance

Fri, Jan 24

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band

Directed by Daniel Roher

This Scorsese-produced love letter sits down with frontman Robbie Robertson, who reminisces about The Band’s career as both Bob Dylan’s

Sat, Jan 25

The Last Waltz

One of the greatest concert films ever made sees The Band teaming up with a slew of like-minded heavy hitters

Sat, Jan 25

Lisbon Beat

Directed by Vasco Viana, Rita Maia

This pulsating film tracks the musical explorations of a crew of Lisbon music producers from diverse backgrounds—immigrants from Angola, São

Sat, Jan 25

Who Let the Dogs Out

Directed by Brent Hodge

In this hilarious, unpredictable mystery-doc, Ben Sisto digs deep into the origins of the Baha Men’s 2000 global-smash track “Who

Sun, Jan 26

Amazing Grace

Directed by Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack

This unbelievable two-day gospel concert film sees Aretha Franklin at her captivating best—and will come to be known as one

Sun, Jan 26

Madame X: An Absolute Ruler

Directed by Ulrike Ottinger

Ulrike Ottinger’s 1978 debut follows Madame X (Tabea Blumenschein) as she heads the pirate ship Orlando with an iron fist

Mon, Jan 27

Gimme Shelter

Directed by Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin

This tragic, harrowing film follows the Rolling Stones on their 1969 US tour, which ended with the violent debacle at

Fri, Jan 31

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