Portland summers are amazing but they don’t last forever. Luckily, no matter when you visit Portland, Stay Alfred will put a luxe roof over your head and we have the inside track on the Stumptown film scene so you can chill like locals rain or shine. You’ll never run out of things to do in Portland. Check out our flick picks.
Portland's vibrant film culture thrives within blocks of Stay Alfred locations. Tap into the best Portland movie options!
It’s not too late to partake in the epic Top Down Rooftop Cinema series where you’ll catch classics with the Portland skyline as the backdrop. The weekly event happens on Thursday nights through August 30th.
on August 30th, Kurt Russell is a patch-wearing hero in John Carpenter’s “Escape from New York.” Get your tickets in advance at The Northwest Film Center website or take your chances at the door. Entry starts at 7PM with food and drinks available at the Portland State University parking structure 2 at the north end of the park blocks.
Stuck between dinner and a movie? Fear not. Indie films are even better when cute servers bring delicious treats to your theater seat. Living Room Theater offers six films and is within walking distance to Stay Alfred’s Portland Vacation retails. Arrive early to eat in the lounge with live music at 8:00 on Friday and Saturday. Or buy your tickets in advance and order just before showtime. Living Room Theater is at 341 SW Tenth Avenue one block south of Burnside across from Powell’s Books.
Want access to the most prolific force behind Portland’s emerging film scene? We got you! The Northwest Film Center offers a year-round line up of festivals, classes and film screenings that are accessible and affordable. View the full event calendar. Beginning October 9th, The Meet the Producers series will feature guests from animations studios, production houses and locally produced television. Portland’s largest fall film event that kicks off on October 31st, will bring together filmmakers and movies from across the region at the 45th Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival. The festival runs for six day. And, for an affordable $45, you can get a full festival pass.