Join us on the first Friday of each month at End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, 1726 Washington St.
For more information please call the library at 503-657-8269 ext. 1014
Stuff Friday, November 7, 6:30 PM
The minimal role many men, including their own fathers, have played in families haunts the filmmaker and his friend, Phil. In Stuff, by Portland director Larry Johnson, a father and a father’s role in a family is viewed through the lens of the stuff he left behind. Larry Johnson will attend our screening and facilitate our conversation afterwards.
What Would Jesus Buy? Friday, December 5, 6:30 PM
Do you think our culture is overly preoccupied with materialism, particularly around the holidays? Before you set out for your holiday shopping join us for this provocative film.
LOVE ETC. Friday, February 6, 6:30 PM
Our February “romantic-themed” film ties nicely into Valentine’s Day and our Community Wide Read book Juliet’s Nurse, a retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Young, old, gay, straight – everyone has experienced love – and the joy and frustration that come with it. LOVE ETC. documents the intimate journeys of engaging characters aged 18-89 who reflect the city’s diversity, and takes an honest look at life's most challenging pursuit.
The Human Face of Big Data Friday, March 6, 6:30 PM
With the rapid emergence of digital devices, an unstoppable, invisible force is changing human lives: Big Data now governs the day for many of us from the moment we awaken to the extinguishing of the final late-evening light bulb. This massive gathering and analyzing of data in real time allows us to address some of humanity’s biggest challenges. Yet the accessibility of all this data can come at a steep price.