Fahrenheit 451

October 24th, 11:30am $10 Based on the 1951 Ray Bradbury novel of the same name. Guy Montag is a fireman who lives in a lonely, isolated society where books have been outlawed by a government fearing an independent-thinking public. It is the duty of firemen to burn any books on sight or said collections that have been reported by informants. People in …

Zorba the Greek

October 24th, 3:00pm $10 An aimless English writer finds he has a small inheritance on a Greek island. His joyless existence is disturbed when he meets Zorba, a middle aged Greek with a real lust for life. As he discovers the earthy pleasures of Greece, the Englishman finds his view on life changing.[Unrated] Purchase tickets online:

Samurai in the Oregon Sky

October 25th, 5pm $10 In 1942, Japanese pilot Nobuo Fujita catapulted his seaplane off of a submarine, flew over the forests of southern Oregon, and conducted the only manned aerial bombings of the United States mainland during WWII. He never dreamed he would one day be invited back to the region, where he would begin a 35-year friendship with the …

Black Pool

October 25th, 6:30pm $10 Black Pool is a gripping thriller of imprisonment and interrogation, as three desperate people engage in a battle of wills that may leave one of them dead.Set all in one night, the film uses a contemporary story of fatalism and vengeance to explore the conflict that has raged in Northern Ireland for nearly a hundred years. Michael …

Departure Lounge & The Best of the 45th NW Filmmaker’s Festival Shorts

October 26th, 11:00am $10 Departure Lounge: Young Fly-in Fly-out mining engineer Mel, befriends her Indian taxi driver, Jonny, en route to the airport. The song on Jonny’s taxi radio helps to brighten her from her ‘love sickness’. The song is a Bollywood number “Oye Boy Charlie”. Jonny sends her on her way to meet her love, Charlie, in the Departure …

Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

October 26th, 1:30pm $10 THE PIECES I AM offers an artful and intimate meditation on the life and works of the acclaimed novelist Toni Morrison. From her childhood in the steel town of Lorain, Ohio to ‘70s-era book tours with Muhammad Ali, from the front lines with Angela Davis to her own riverfront writing room, Toni Morrison leads an assembly …

Our Bodies, Our Doctors

October 26th, 4pm $10 An Astoria International Film Festival Official Selection. Please join us for a panel discussion in the McTavish room following the film. “Our Bodies Our Doctors” tells the story of a rebellion in the field of medicine as a cohort of physicians faces abortion stigma within their own profession and confronts religious control over health care decisions. …

My Summer As a Goth

October 26th, 7pm $10 An Official Selection of the Astoria International Film Festival  My Summer as a Goth is a coming-of-age story about the sometimes painful—often entertaining—search for identity and love in adolescence. After the sudden death of her father, 16-year-old, Joey Javitts is sent to stay with her eccentric grandparents while her author mother promotes her latest novel. Joey promptly …