Today At The Clinton Street Theater

Portland Geek Council presents THE DARK CRYSTAL

Showtimes

Sunday, Apr 19
2:00pm

Family fun for everyone!

Special guest Toby Froud.

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The Dark Crystal
Director: 
Jim Henson, Frank Oz
Country: 
USA | UK
Year: 
1982
Runtime: 
93 minutes

Another planet, another time. 1000 years ago the mysterious Dark Crystal was damaged by one of the Urskeks and an age of chaos has began! The evil race of grotesque birdlike lizards the Skeksis, gnomish dragons who rule their fantastic planet with an iron claw. Meanwhile the orphan Jen, raised in solitude by a race of the peace-loving wizards called the Mystics, embarks on a quest to find the missing shard of the Dark Crystal which gives the Skesis their power and restore the balance of the universe.

Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Special Admission

$8 general admission; $6 children 12 and under

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Human Rights Campaign 2015 Equality Film Series presents BROTHER OUTSIDER

Showtimes

Sunday, Apr 19
7:00pm
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The Clinton Street Theater and Human Rights Campaign have partnered to bring you engaging, inspiring, and eye-opening films about Equality.

The Human Rights Campaign represents a force of more than 1.5 million members and supporters nationwide — all committed to making HRC's vision a reality.  Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

Tonight's event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent non-fiction film series on PBS.

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Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin
Director: 
Nancy D. Kates (as Nancy Kates) , Bennett Singer
Country: 
United States
Year: 
2003
Runtime: 
83 minutes

During his 60-year career as an activist, organizer and "troublemaker," Bayard Rustin formulated many of the strategies that propelled the American civil rights movement. His passionate belief in Gandhi's philosophy of nonviolence drew Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders to him in the 1940's and 50's; his practice of those beliefs drew the attention of the FBI and police. In 1963, Rustin brought his unique skills to the crowning glory of his civil rights career: his work organizing the March on Washington, the biggest protest America had ever seen. But his open homosexuality forced him to remain in the background, marking him again and again as a "brother outsider." Brother Outsider: the Life of Bayard Rustin combines rare archival footage — some of it never before broadcast in the U.S. — with provocative interviews to illuminate the life and work of a forgotten prophet of social change.

Update: On August 8, 2013, President Barack Obama named Bayard Rustin a posthumous recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Special Admission

This event is free and open to the public thanks to POV, the award-winning independent non-fiction film series on PBS.