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, April 7 - rated PG-13, 2 hrs 19 min.
Based on August Wilson's play "Fences." A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, and a whole slew of award nominations and wins.

Friday, May 5 - rated PG-13, 1 hr 37 min.
Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty. Starring Will Smith, Edward Norton, and a number of famous British actresses (Winslet, Mirren, Knightley).

Friday, June 2 - rated PG, 2 hrs 7 min.
Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle MonĂ¡e) -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation's confidence, turned around the Space Race and galvanized the world.

Friday, July 7 - rated PG-13, 1 hr 58 min.
Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home. Starring Dev Patel, Nicole Kidman, and stunning cinematography.

Friday, August 4 - rated PG-13, 2 hrs 8 min.
Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.