Special Events at the Academy Theater

Portland Film Festival

September 2 - 6

Selections from Portland Film Festival http://portlandfilmfestival.com

Wednesday, September 2
12:00 – Audition Colorée (Hearing Colour)
2:15 – Shorts Block 9 – Animation
4:45 – Drama
7:30 – EEL

Thursday, September 3
11:30am – Death On A Rock
1:30 – As Good As You
4:15 – Shorts Block 3 – Narrative on Family
7:00 – Sweet Micky for President
9:30 – Kinderwald

Friday, September 4
12:00 – Shorts Block 5 – Documentary
2:30 – SuperBob
5:00 – Wildlike
7:45 – This Is Happening
10:15 – Audition

Saturday, September 5
12:00 – The Glamour & The Squalor
2:45 – Gameloading: The Rise of the Indie Games
5:30 – Mega Summer Hit: A Slamdunkumentary
8:15 – The Challenger

Sunday, September 6
12:00 – Old?!
2:45 – Right Footed
5:30 – Theory of Obscurity: A Film About The Residents


Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998)

September 4 - 10

An oddball journalist and his psychopathic lawyer travel to Las Vegas for a series of psychedelic escapades.


Spirited Away (2001)

September 11 - 17

During her family’s move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts.


Eraserhead (1977)

September 18 - 24

Henry Spencer tries to survive his industrial environment, his angry girlfriend, and the unbearable screams of his newly born mutant child.


Videodrome (1983)

September 25 - October 1

A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.


Beetlejuice (1988)

October 2 - 8

A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a “bio-exorcist” in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.


The Shining (1980)

October 9 - 15

A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.


Rosemary's Baby (1968)

October 16 - 22

A young couple move into a new apartment, only to be surrounded by peculiar neighbors and occurrences. When the wife becomes mysteriously pregnant, paranoia over the safety of her unborn child begins controlling her life.


The Exorcist (1973) (Director's Cut)

October 23 - 31

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.


PDXtreme - Portland Underground Film Fest

December 4 - 6, 2015

What is PDXtreme? It’s a celebration of genre film. We want to show horror, crime, dark comedy and even applicable documentaries. Tales of the grotesque, the limits of the psychological, and bumps in the night whatever the cause! Does it take place in space? That’s cool too.
When it comes to blood or nudity and you’re worried other fests can’t handle it, you’re in the right place. The only limits are the law. Originality and diversity are not only encouraged, but celebrated. Submit today!

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