Today at The Clinton: Friday, Jul 21

4:00pm The 4th

Clinton Street Resistance Series

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Things are really f*cked up right now. And here on Clinton Corner, we're doing our bit to make things better.

Every Monday night, come to the Clinton Street Theater and drop $5 in a bucket for a good cause. 

Showtimes

Monday, Jul 24
7:00pm
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Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Recovery Mentor Program.

In 1999, Central City Concern established the Recovery Mentor Program to give recovering addicts someone to turn to; someone who has traveled the road to recovery and succeeded. 

Clients are matched with individual mentors who literally take them by the hand to introduce them to drug-free housing and accompanies them to their first support group meeting. Mentors check in with clients daily, making sure they maintain their commitment to a regimen of intensive outpatient medical, chemical dependency and mental health treatment. The longer a person continues with outpatient treatment, the greater the chance of long-term sobriety.

The Recovery Mentor Program provides encouragement and a strong social network.  It is a program in which individuals are held accountable for their successes, as well as for their digressions.

With a mentor’s help, clients develop new relationships with others in recovery, gradually learning a new way of life.  With their mentor’s guidance, they learn that transformation is possible.

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STRIPES
Director: 
Ivan Reitman
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1981
Runtime: 
106 minutes

Two friends who are dissatisfied with their jobs decide to join the army for a bit of fun.

"An anarchic slob movie, a celebration of all that is irreverent, reckless, foolhardy, undisciplined, and occasionally scatological. It's a lot of fun."

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

Special Admission

Free!!! But please give generously to Recovery Mentor Project.

Showtimes

Monday, Jul 31
7:00pm
IRCO LittleGuyBlack

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization.

Founded in 1976 by refugees for refugees, the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization promotes the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.

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WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER
Director: 
David Wain
Country: 
United States
Year: 
2001
Runtime: 
97 minutes

The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.

Special Admission

Free!!! But please donate generously to Immigration and Refugee Community Organization.

Showtimes

Monday, Aug 7
7:00pm
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Tonight's nonprofit recipient is MoveOn.org Civic Action.

MoveOn.org Civic Action is a 501(c)(4) organization which primarily focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on important national issues. MoveOn.org Political Action is a federal political committee which primarily helps members elect candidates who reflect our values through a variety of activities aimed at influencing the outcome of the next election. MoveOn.org Political Action and MoveOn.org Civic Action are separate organizations.

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Director: 
Nicholas Meyer
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1982
Runtime: 
113 minutes

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. EnterpriseTM is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan (Ricardo Montalban) - brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth - has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen a top secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation starship, and now schemes to set a most deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk... with the threat of a universal Armageddon!

Special Admission

FREE!! But please give generously to MoveOn.org.

Showtimes

Monday, Aug 14
7:00pm
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Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Bikes for Humanity.

Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) is a 501c3 non-profit bike shop and school, whose mission is to substantially increase public access to affordable and safe bicycles while empowering self-sufficiency in bicycle maintenance and commute.

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Pee-wee's Big Adventure
Director: 
Tim Burton
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1985
Runtime: 
91 minutes

Man-child Pee-wee Herman (Emmy-nominee Paul Reubens - "Blow," TV's "Murphy Brown") lives a magical life but has one possession that he treasures over all the others – his bicycle. The envy of the neighbourhood, his bike is his life and he is horrified when he finds it stolen. With the police unwilling to start a statewide search, Pee-wee sets out on an adventure to try and find his bike.

Pee-wee Herman is "a genuine cult comic hero," declares Joel Siegel. The Hollywood Reporter raves that this "isn't just the funniest movie of the year; it's one of the funniest movies ever." Special appearances by Emmy-nominee Jan Hooks ("Saturday Night Live"), Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Morgan Fairchild ("TV's "Friends," TV's "Hotel"), Emmy and Golden Globe-winner James Brolin ("Catch Me If You Can," TV's "Hotel") and rock group Twisted Sister. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Tim Burton ("Tim Burton's Corpse Bride," "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"), written by Reubens and Emmy-winner Phil Hartman ("Saturday Night Live," "NewsRadio").

Special Admission

FREE!!! But please give generously to Bikes for Humanity.

Showtimes

Monday, Aug 21
7:00pm
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Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Meals on Wheels.

Meals on Wheels believes that no senior should go hungry or experience social isolation.

To that end, they enrich the lives of seniors, and assist them in maintaining independence, by providing nutritious food, human connections and social support. They also use their expertise and capacity to serve other nutritionally at-risk populations.

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WOODSTOCK
Director: 
Michael Wadleigh
Country: 
USA
Year: 
1996
Runtime: 
225 minutes

The three-day Woodstock music festival in 1969 was the pivotal event of the 1960s peace movement, and this landmark concert film is the definitive record of that milestone of rock & roll history. It's more than a chronicle of the hippie movement, however; this is a film of genuine historical and social importance, capturing the spirit of America in transition, when the Vietnam War was at its peak and antiwar protest was fully expressed through the liberating music of the time. With a brilliant crew at his disposal (including a young editor named Martin Scorsese), director Michael Wadleigh worked with over 300 hours of footage to create his original 225-minute director's cut, which was cut by 40 minutes for the film's release in 1970. Eight previously edited segments were restored in 1994, and the original director's cut of Woodstock is the version being screened tonight.

The film deservedly won the Academy Award for Best Documentary, and it's still a stunning achievement. Abundant footage taken among the massive crowd ("half a million strong") expresses the human heart of the event, from skinny-dipping hippies to accidental overdoses, to unpredictable weather, midconcert childbirth, and the thoughtful (or just plain rambling) reflections of the festive participants. Then, of course, there is the music--a nonstop parade of rock & roll from the greatest performers of the period, including Crosby, Stills, and Nash, Canned Heat, The Who, Richie Havens, Joan Baez, Ten Years After, Sly & The Family Stone, Santana, and many more. Watching this ambitious film, as the saying goes, is the next best thing to being there--it's a time-travel journey to that once-in-a-lifetime event. --Jeff Shannon

Special Admission

FREE!!! But please give generously to Meals on Wheels.

Showtimes

Monday, Aug 28
7:00pm

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Columbia Riverkeeper.

Columbia Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect and restore the water quality of the Columbia River and all life connected to it, from the headwaters to the Pacific Ocean. Representing over 8,000 members and supporters, Columbia Riverkeeper works to restore a Columbia River where people can safely eat the fish they catch, and where children can swim without fear of toxic exposure. The organization is a member of Waterkeeper Alliance, the world’s fastest growing environmental movement, uniting more than 200 Waterkeeper organizations worldwide.

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STAND BY ME
Director: 
Rob Reiner
Country: 
United States
Year: 
1986
Runtime: 
89 minutes

Based on the Stephen King short story The Body, Rob Reiner's easygoing nostalgia piece is set in Castle Rock, OR, over Labor Day weekend, 1959. A quartet of boys, inseparable friends all, set out in search of a dead body that one of the boys overhears his brother talking about. The foursome consists of intellectual Gordie (Wil Wheaton), born leader Chris (River Phoenix), emotionally disturbed Teddy (Corey Feldman), and chubby hanger-on Vern (Jerry O'Connell). The boys' adventures en route to the elusive body are colored by the personal pressures brought to bear on all of them by the adult world. Richard Dreyfuss, playing the grown-up Gordie, narrates the film, while Kiefer Sutherland dominates every scene he's in as a brutish high-school bully. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Special Admission

Free!!! But, please, donate generously to Columbia Riverkeeper.