A Brief Rundown of What’s Happening At Circle Cinema
Where’d You Go, Bernadette?
Based on the popular book, Cate Blanchet stars in this dramedy about a mother who disappears from her family to pursue her creative passions. From director Richard Linklater (The “Before” Trilogy), “Boyhood”). Rated PG-13.
Documentary about the inspiring true story of the first all-female crew to steer a ship in yachting’s dangerous race around the world. Rated PG.
OPENING AUGUST 23
Adopted from a war torn nation, Luce has grown to be an all-star student in high school. That image is challenged by one of his teachers in this provocative issue-driven thriller. Naomi Watts and Tim Roth star as the parents, with Octavia Spencer as the teacher. Rated R.
The Peanut Butter Falcon
A young adult man with Down Syndrome runs away from his care facility to pursue his dream of enrolling in a school for professional wrestling. The film co-stars Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, and Thomas Haden Church. Rated PG-13.
OPENING AUGUST 30
After the Wedding
The manager of an orphanage in West Bengal, India travels to New York where she meets a benefactor, and hidden family secrets emerge. Based on the Danish film, it stars Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, and Billy Crudup. Rated PG-13.
RUSH: Cinema Strangiato
The legendary rock trio reunites for this big screen performance event. (Wed. Aug 21, 7:00 p.m.)
The Dark Crystal (1982)
Graveyard Shift presents this classic creature-filled fantasy adventure from Jim Henson, in anticipation of the new series premiering on Netflix. (Fri. Aug 23 and Sat. Aug. 24, 10:00 p.m.)
Ken Burns “Country Music” Event
Circle Cinema presents a preview of “Country Music,” the latest documentary series from Ken Burns, before the full 8-part, 16-hour series premieres on PBS September 15. Event kicks off with KOSU public radio at 11:00 a.m, then a pre-show “Music and Mimosas” gathering at 1:00 p.m. (Sun. Aug 25, 2:00 p.m.)
Right To Harm
Documentary about the devastating effects of factory farming on the environment and disadvantage citizens, and the activists who demand justice. (Wed. Aug 28, 1:30 p.m.)
bLERDS Web Series Pilot Premiere
Filmed in Tulsa, OK, a trio of childhood friends now find themselves out of work, so they decide to pursue a comic book dream they had in high school. (Thu. Aug 29, 7:00 p.m.)
Los Hijos de Maria Morales (1952)
FREE presentation of this classic Mexican comedy-western about two women who set out to tame two rowdy brothers. Presented by Cine de Oro. (Tue. Sep 3, 7:00 p.m.)