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

  • Saving Atlantis Film Screening

    February 21st, 2018 to February 21st, 2018

    "Saving Atlantis" is a feature documentary about one of the most consequential issues of our time: the dramatic decline of global coral reef ecosystems and the impact on human populations that depend on them. A free screening is set for 5:30 p.m. at the Newport Performing Arts Center.

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  • Winter Film Series: 2018 Oscar Nominated Shorts

    February 25th, 2018 to February 26th, 2018

    See the 2018 OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS presented by the Bijou Theatre at the PAC as part of the Winter Film Series. Come at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, 2/25 for Live Action (97 minutes), and 7:00 p.m. Monday, 2/26 for Animation (83 minutes).

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  • WINTER FILM SERIES- "The Square"

    March 5th, 2018 to March 6th, 2018

    The Square(2017) SWEDEN R 142 min Directed by: Ruben Östlund A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit. Stars - Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West

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    March 11st, 2018 to March 12nd, 2018

    DOCUMENTARY France PG Legendary French New Wave director Agnes Arda and young street artist J.R. drive through rural France taking pictures, making murals and forging an unlikely friendship chatting about life and art. Subtitles.

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  • Literary Flicks - Forrest Gump

    March 13rd, 2018 to March 13rd, 2018

    Forrest Gump is a 1994 film based on the 1986 novel by Winston Groom. Tom Hanks stars as Gump, a slow-witted but kind-hearted man who witnesses, and in some cases influences, some of the defining events in modern US history. The film won six Academy Awards, including Best Actor (Hanks).

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  • Literary Flicks - Wuthering Heights

    April 10th, 2018 to April 10th, 2018

    Wuthering Heights is a 1970 film based on the classic Emily Brontë novel of the same name. Catherine (Anna Calder-Marshall) is the daughter of the lord of the manor who falls for the brooding stable boy Heathcliff (Timothy Dalton). As the two grow up, they spend endless days exploring the sprawling moors of Yorkshire, eventually discovering in each other a fiery, powerful love.

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  • Literary Flicks - Henry V

    May 8th, 2018 to May 8th, 2018

    Henry V is a 1944 adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name. It stars Laurence Olivier, who also directed. The setting shifts between a stage of the Globe Theater, stylized film sets, and realistic, outdoor scenery. The story focuses on the young Henry, who is determined to bring France under English control once again. Henry leads his troops through several battles in France, culminating in the Battle of Agincourt. Henry then woos Catherine of Valois, daughter of the defeated French King Charles VI.

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