Watch the latest releases, from blockbusters to independent films, for free on our big screen the first Friday of the month. The films chosen are new, interesting, and difficult to get via Netflix. Snacks are available by donation, or bring your own.
All film screenings are free and start at 6 p.m. in the Oak Room.
*Due to licensing restrictions, we cannot list movie titles online. Please call the library at 503-682-2744 for upcoming movie titles.
Friday, March 4 - rated PG-13, 141 minutes During the Cold War, the Soviet Union captures U.S. pilot Francis Gary Powers after shooting down his U-2 spy plane. Sentenced to 10 years in prison, Powers' only hope is New York lawyer James Donovan (Tom Hanks), recruited by a CIA operative to negotiate his release. Donovan boards a plane to Berlin, hoping to win the young man's freedom through a prisoner exchange. If all goes well, the Russians would get Rudolf Abel (Mark Rylance), the convicted spy who Donovan defended in court.
Friday, April 1 - rated R, 129 minutes In 2001, editor Marty Baron of The Boston Globe assigns a team of journalists to investigate allegations against John Geoghan, an unfrocked priest accused of molesting more than 80 boys.Led by editor Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), reporters Michael Rezendes (Mark Ruffalo), Matt Carroll and Sacha Pfeiffer interview victims and try to unseal sensitive documents.The reporters make it their mission to provide proof of a cover-up of sexual abuse within the Roman Catholic Church.
*No film in May* - Enjoy the Spring Plant Sale!
Friday, June 3 - rated PG-13, 111 minutes
An Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) in 1950s New York falls for a tough Italian plumber (Emory Cohen), but faces temptation from another man (Domhnall Gleeson) when she returns to her homeland for a visit.