Special Events at the Academy Theater


September 1

Full length film featuring skating from: Andrew Gray, Gabe Luna, Ben Raybourn, Dustin Brown, Tameron Eaglehorse, Mike Davis, Kevin Kowalski, Eric Denier, Jake Selover, David Gravette, Trevor Ward, Carlos Hernandez, Nick Peterson, Damon Carpenter and more.


Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

September 2 - 8

Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.


Fantastic Planet (1973)

September 9 - 15

On a faraway planet where blue giants rule, the oppressed humanoids rebel against the machine-like leaders.


1st Annual Action Hero Fan Film Showcase

September 10 - 7:00

Year one of the Rose City HERO 2016 (HERO16) will prove to be an exciting festival, showcasing the best in independent short films, with the focus aimed directly at super hero cinema. Our goal is to introduce Fan Films to a new audience and create a destination for this creative genre.

$6 Regular entry fee
$3 Superhero Costume entry fee


Heavy Metal (1981)

September 16 - 22

A glowing orb terrorizes a young girl with a collection of stories of dark fantasy, eroticism and horror.


The Thing (1982)

September 30 - October 6

It’s the first week of winter in 1982. An American Research Base is greeted by an alien force, that can assimilate anything it touches. It’s up to the members to stay alive, and be sure of who is human, and who has become one of the Things.


Return of the Living Dead (1985)

October 7 - 13

When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.


Child's Play (1988)

October 14 - 20

A single mother gives her son a much sought after doll for his birthday, only to discover that it is possessed by the soul of a serial killer.


The Howling (1981)

October 21 - 27

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem.


Halloween (1978) & Halloween II (1981) Double Feature

October 28 - November 3

Halloween – On Halloween night of 1963, six-year-old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After sitting in a mental hospital for 15 years, Myers escapes and returns to Haddonfield to kill.


Halloween II – While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her.

Halloween Double Feature

PDXtreme Fest

December 2 - 4

Showcasing horror, crime, dark comedy, and everything in-between. Tales of the grotesque, the limits of the psychological, and bumps in the night whatever the cause!




Rent the Academy Theater

Looking for a place to host a birthday party, film premiere, corporate meeting or other special event? The Academy Theater rents its auditoriums for private or public events and offers great party packages for children and adults. . . . Learn More ⇢


Babysitting is available at the theater for children ages 2 to 8 years at a cost of $9.50 per child for the length of the movie. Services are available Friday for shows after 3:30PM and before 8:00PM and Saturday - Sunday for all shows starting before 8:00 PM. Please call (503) 252-1705 to reserve a spot for y . . . Learn More ⇢