Today at The Clinton: Friday, Sep 24

PORTLAND GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL – Monthly Film Series

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In our Monthly Film Series, we will show a variety of GERMAN or GERMAN language films from Germany, Austria and Switzerland. On the 2nd Wednesday of each month, audiences will now have a chance to see these films on a regular basis at the CLINTON STREET THEATER. (Children movies will be playing on Sunday afternoons – please check our website.) All films are with English subtitles.

Showtimes

Wednesday, Oct 13
7:00pm
In the Name of Scheherazade or the First Beergarden in Tehran still

Cast: Faezeh Nikoozad, Cornelia von Fürstenberg, Narges Kalhor, Alireza Golafshan, Mahnaz Saerwari, Ali Abuhassan, Tahmineh Dokhani

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In the Name of Scheherazade
In the Name of Scheherazade or the First Beergarden in Tehran
Director: 
Narges Kalhor
Country: 
Germany
Year: 
2019
Runtime: 
75 minutes

In the Name of Scheherazade or the First Beer Garden in Tehran is many, many things. A multi-layered approach to storytelling, identity and the Othering, the film finds Iranian director Narges Kalhor playing herself while she struggles to finish her film In the Name of Scheherazade (or perhaps The First Beer Garden in Tehran?) with the aid of an academic advisor. The film-within-a-film includes many different stories intercut: an animated musical version of some stories in Arabian Nights, a live-action Scheherazade telling her stories in front of a green screen to the king, an Afghan performance artist and, more prominently, an Iranian woman trying to open the first beer garden in Tehran, where alcohol is illegal.

Showtimes

Wednesday, Nov 10
7:00pm
endless night still

CAST:  Karin Hübner, Harald Leipnitz, Louise Martini, Paul Esser, Wolfgang Spier, Werner Peters, Hannelore Elsner, Fritz Rémond jun., Walter Buschhoff, Korinna Rahls, Alexandra Stewart, Bruce Low, Lore Hartling, Narziss Sokatscheff, Gerda Blisse

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The Endless Night movie poster
The Endless Night / Fog Over Tempelhof - (Die Endlose Nacht)
Director: 
Will Tremper
Country: 
West Germany
Year: 
1963
Runtime: 
75 minutes

Berlin Tempelhof Airport: Several flights have been cancelled, and people wait in the fog for planes that don’t arrive. Individual fates come to light behind the usual everyday stories. There’s deception and adultery, lost illusions and ruined careers. Within just a few hours, people are thrown off the seemingly ordered paths of their lives. When the next day arrives, their lives have changed forever.

Special Admission

$10 General Admission

$8 Student/Senior

$6 Children under Twelve