First Friday Films

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.

Upcoming Showings

 

film reel Friday, October 7 - rated R, 130 minutes
Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Starring Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Brad Pitt, and Ryan Gosling.

Friday, November 4 - rated PG-13, 96 minutes
Set in the 1930s, Woody Allen's bittersweet romance follows Bronx-born Bobby Dorfman (Jesse Eisenberg) to Hollywood, where he falls in love, and back to New York, where he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Centering on events in the lives of Bobby's colorful Bronx family, the film is a glittering valentine to the movie stars, socialites, playboys, debutantes, politicians, and gangsters who epitomized the excitement and glamour of the age.

No film in December

Friday, January 6 - rated PG-13, 96 minutes
Tom Hanks stars in this portrait of airline pilot Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, which depicts his successful emergency landing of an Airbus A320 on the Hudson River in January 2009. In the aftermath of this unprecedented and heroic feat, the traumatized pilot must endure second-guessing by investigators, the weight of sudden fame, and his own doubts about his actions that fateful day. Anna Gunn, Laura Linney, and Aaron Eckhart co-star. Directed by Clint Eastwood.