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In accordance with the recent mandate from Oregon Governor Kate Brown, masks are required during Open-Air Cinema at OMSI. Masks continue to be required for all staff and visitors at the Portland Art Museum, including Venice VR Expanded.

Creature from the Black Lagoon – SOLD OUT

Directed by Jack Arnold

A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the


Directed by David Lynch

Famed producers Dino and Rafaella De Laurentiis took a chance on Lynch directing Dune, after the beloved novel by Frank

Dune | Drive-In Screening

Directed by David Lynch

Dune Directed by David Lynch PG-13 | 2h 17min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 1984 | USA Drive-In at Zidell

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – SOLD OUT

Directed by Steven Spielberg

This screening is SOLD OUT! A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return

Earth Girls Are Easy

Directed by Julien Temple

After she’s betrayed by her fiancée, three very hairy aliens crash-land in the pool of cosmetologist and valley girl Valerie

Escape from New York

Directed by John Carpenter

Kurt Russell is the eye patch-wearing action hero Snake Plissken, a hardened criminal charged with rescuing the President from Manhattan

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by Michel Gondry

From a Charlie Kaufman script, Gondry’s fantastical vision finds an estranged couple (Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey)  meeting again after

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind | Drive-In Screening

Directed by Michel Gondry

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Directed by Michel Gondry R | 1h 48 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi |

Fantastic Planet

Directed by René Laloux

Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Fantastic Planet is a sci-fi parable involving a race of

Forbidden Planet

Directed by Fred M. Wilcox

A major landmark in the evolution of cinematic science fiction, Forbidden Planet is credited with a number of pioneering achievements:

Godzilla (Gojira)

Directed by Ishirô Honda

In this first outing of “the King of All Monsters,” the postwar anxieties of Japan are made flesh when nuclear

Hard to be a God

Directed by Aleksei German

Imagine an alien world—much like ours, except 1,000 years in the past—entrenched in a kind of alternate middle ages. This

The Northwest Film Center recognizes and honors the Indigenous peoples of this region on whose ancestral lands the museum now stands. These include the Willamette Tumwater, Clackamas, Kathlemet, Molalla, Multnomah and Watlala Chinook Peoples and the Tualatin Kalapuya who today are part of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, and many other Native communities who made their homes along the Columbia River. We also want to recognize that Portland today is a community of many diverse Native peoples who continue to live and work here. We respectfully acknowledge and honor all Indigenous communities—past, present, future—and are grateful for their ongoing and vibrant presence.