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

  • 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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  • Literary Flicks - In the Time of the Butterflies

    June 12nd, 2018 to June 12nd, 2018

    In the Time of the Butterflies is a 2001 film based on Julia Álvarez's book of the same name. Set in the Dominican Republic during the dictatorship of President Rafael Trujillo (Edward James Olmos), the story is a fictionalized account of the Mirabal sisters. Selma Hayek stars as Minerva Mirabel, who leads her sisters Mate (Mia Maestro) and Patria (Lumi Cavazos) into the resistance movement after Trujillo murders their father.

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  • Literary Flicks - The Hundred Foot Journey

    July 10th, 2018 to July 10th, 2018

    The Hundred-Foot Journey is a 2014 film adapted from Richard Morais' 2010 novel of the same name. Helen Mirren stars as Madame Mallory, the proprieter of a Michelin-starred restaurant in a French Village. When an Indian restaurant opens across the street from hers, a rivalry develops between her and the Kadam family, which runs it.

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