Upriver * April 6 * Bijou Art Cinemas * 6pm

UPRIVER is a documentary film about the Willamette River and current efforts to restore it. With captivating underwater, aerial and time-lapse imagery of the Willamette, the film tells the story of the renewed sense of commitment to the river and sends the message that we can work as a community to overcome the challenges still [...]

She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry * March 2 * Bijou Art Cinemas * 6pm

SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971.   SHE’S BEAUTIFUL takes us from the founding of NOW, with ladies in hats and gloves, to the emergence of more radical factions of women’s liberation; from intellectuals like Kate Millett to the street [...]

American Dream * February 2 * Bijou Art Cinemas * 6pm

  REQUIEM FOR THE AMERICAN DREAM is the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, on the defining characteristic of our time - the deliberate concentration of wealth and power in the hands of a select few. Through interviews filmed over four years, Chomsky unpacks the principles that have brought us to the crossroads of historically unprecedented [...]

Bikes vs. Cars January 5 * Bijou Art Cinemas * 6pm

    In BIKES vs CARS, director Fredrik Gertten explores the ongoing efforts of bicycle activists, from Copenhagen to Los Angeles to Sao Paulo, who are fighting for their right to ride on city streets against the combined forces of multi-billion dollar auto, oil, and construction lobbies, who are determined to keep our cities car dependent. The [...]

We the People 2.0 *DEC 15TH*BIJOU ART CINEMAS*6PM

We the People 2.0 is a visual essay about the loss of democracy in the United States. The film describes a profound change in thinking at the grassroots level. The story unfolds through the eyes of rural people who have faced decades of toxic dumps, drilling and mines in their communities. We learn with them [...]