The bird cage (1996)
The dream team of director Mike Nichols, screenwriter Elaine May and stars Robin Williams and Nathan Lane shines a light on this comedy about a flamboyant gay couple who try to hide their sexuality for dinner with the ultra-conservative parents of the fiancée of their straight son (Gene Hackman and Dianne Wiest). The rare remake that eclipses the equally awesome original (1978′s La Cage aux Folles)! Clinton, June 23.
all about evil (2010)
Natasha Lyonne stars in this campy horror, playing a mouse librarian who takes over her late father’s movie theater. After directing and screening a series of films featuring real and gruesome murders, her legions of rabid gore fans crown her the new queen of indie splatter cinema. Hosted by drag clown Carla Rossi and featuring a post-film encounter with writer/director/star Peaches Christ. Hollywood, June 24.
jurassic park (1993)
Return to a land before its time (when outdated mega-franchise sequels didn’t roam the Earth) with a free outdoor screening of Steven Spielberg’s unbeatable original Jurassic Park! When dinosaurs run rampant at a theme park, it’s up to a trio of two paleontologists (Sam Neill and Laura Dern) and a chaos theorist (Jeff Goldblum) to save the day. Rooster Rock State Park, June 25. Free.
gold velvet (1998)
Loosely based on the life of David Bowie, this dazzling glam-rock biopic stars Christian Bale as the music journalist and Ewan McGregor as the leather, glitter and oil fusion of Iggy Pop and Lou Reed. Screening in 35 mm, accompanied by a live post-film Q&A with the director (and Oregonian) Todd Haynes. Hollywood, June 26.
something wild (1986)
In Jonathan Demme’s steamy romantic comedy, a repressed yuppie banker (Jeff Daniels) wanders on the wild side with free-spirited Lulu (Melanie Griffith), ending up in a series of misadventures (the most notable of which involves the late Ray Liotta). in a starring role as Lulu’s convicted ex-husband). Hollywood, June 28.
Cinema 21: Bedroom (2003), June 24-25. Clinton: Alexina’s Mystery (1985), June 22. i am divine (2013), June 27. Desert Hearts (1985), June 28. Hollywood: hair spray (1988), June 25. PAM CUT: UHF (1989), June 26.