Relieve those "Back To School Blues" with this inspired film series....
Wednesday, September 11
Samsara (PG-13), 7 p.m.
Thursday, September 12
The Magnificent Seven (NR) , 7 p.m.
Friday, September 13
Samsara (PG-13), 6 p.m.
The Magnificent Seven (NR) , 8:15 p.m.
Saturday, September 14
Samsara (PG-13), 3 p.m.
Fruitvale Station (R), 5:30 p.m.
The Magnificent Seven (NR) , 8 p.m.
Sunday, September 15
Fruitvale Station (R), 6 p.m.
Samsara (PG-13), 8 p.m.
Monday, September 16
Fruitvale Station (R), 9 p.m.
A bandit terrorizes a small Mexican farming village each year. Several of the village elders send three of the farmers into the United States to search for gunmen to defend them. They end up with 7, each of whom comes for a different reason. They must prepare the town to repulse an army of 40 bandits who will arrive wanting food. An Americanization of the film, Seven Samurai.
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.
The Mission Theater – the place that first put beers into the hands of Portland theater-goers so many years ago – has proudly introduced a new line of programming, dubbed “The Assembly.”
While retaining its relaxed environment, comfortable seating and matchless sightlines, the Mission is dropping its second-run movies, stepping up its food and beverage offerings, and – best of all – evolving the theater’s programming dramatically. The core of The Assembly features film screenings with related lectures, interviews, and performances that bring cinema to life. And fans of Mortified, Miz Kitty and live music will be happy to learn that many of the live performances that we've all loved over the years will continue. After all, The Assembly's primary mission – engaging audiences with events that are both enriching and entertaining – has few boundaries!
So get your curiosity on and gather with us at The Assembly. There's a lot of world out there.