Film

Oregon Coast Council for the Arts celebrates film-makers - and those who watch those moving pictures! The Oregon coast is home to numerous film festivals - in Astoria, Cannon Beach, Lincoln City, Newport, and Yachats, among others - as well as the Oregon Film Museum in Astoria.

Individual film screenings are posted as events and can be found in the event calendar. Contact information for screenings and venues can be found by viewing the individual events.

Upcoming Events in Film

  • 2018 SUMMER MORNING MATINEES

    June 23rd, 2018 to September 2nd, 2018

    $2 FUN FAMILY FILMS every Saturday, Monday and Thursday at 11:00AM. ALL SUMMER LONG at the Bijou Theatre!

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  • National Theatre Macbeth

    September 7th, 2018 to September 7th, 2018

    From The Bridge Theatre in London: "Macbeth" at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7. Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris, will see Rory Kinnear and Anne-Marie Duff return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

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  • Literary Flicks - Blade Runner

    September 11st, 2018 to September 11st, 2018

    Blade Runner is a 1982 adaptation of Philip K. Dick's 1968 novel, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? It is set in a dystopian future, in which synthetic humans known as replicants are bio-engineered to work on off-world colonies. When a fugitive group of replicants escapes back to Earth, burnt-out cop Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) reluctantly agrees to hunt them down.

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  • National Theatre Julie

    September 21st, 2018 to September 21st, 2018

    From London's National Theatre: "Julie" at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21. Wild and newly single, Julie throws a late night party. In the kitchen, Jean and Kristina clean up as the celebration heaves above them. Crossing the threshold, Julie initiates a power game with Jean – which rapidly descends into a savage fight for survival.

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  • Literary Flicks - Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    October 9th, 2018 to October 9th, 2018

    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is a 1941 film based on Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 novella the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Spencer Tracy stars as Dr. Henry Jekyll, who believes good and evil exist in everyone. He tests an elixer he develped on himself, which reveals his evil side, Mr. Hyde.

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  • National Theatre King Lear

    November 9th, 2018 to November 9th, 2018

    Broadcast live from London’s West End, see Ian McKellen’s "extraordinarily moving portrayal" (Independent) of "King Lear" at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 in the Chichester Festival Theatre’s production, which received five-star reviews for its sell-out run, and transfers to the West End for a limited season. Jonathan Munby directs this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s tender, violent, moving and shocking play.

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  • Literary Flicks - In the Name of the Father

    November 13rd, 2018 to November 13rd, 2018

    In the Name of the Father is a 1993 film based on the autobiography, Proved Innocent: The Story of Gerry Conlon of the Guildford Four by Gerry Conlon. Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis) is an Irishman living in London in 1974, when an explosion in a pub kills four off-duty soldiers and a civilian, and wounds sixty-five others. He is arrested and coerced into confessing, ending up with a life sentence.

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  • National Theatre The Madness of George III

    December 28th, 2018 to December 28th, 2018

    Multi-award-winning drama "The Madness of George III" will be broadcast live in National Theatre Live’s first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse, at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28. It’s 1786 and King George III is the most powerful man in the world. But his behavior is becoming increasingly erratic as he succumbs to fits of lunacy. With the King’s mind unravelling at a dramatic pace, ambitious politicians and the scheming Prince of Wales threaten to undermine the power of the Crown, and expose the fine line between a King and a man.

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