Clinton Street Theater

2522 S.E. Clinton St.; Portland, OR

A landmark of Portland cinema history, the Clinton Street Theater is one of the oldest operating movie houses in the United States. Opening in 1915, Clinton Street Theater supports the community through the power of independent film and live events. They work directly with filmmakers and include them in the events as often as possible.




Mon.-Fri.: 6 p.m.-11 p.m.; Sat: 6 p.m.-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-3 a.m.; Sun.: 6 p.m.-11 p.m.


Upcoming Events

Whistling in the Dark: Stories of Bravery and Fear

What constitutes bravery? Does one who is brave still experience fear? Were the heroes of old brave, or merely lucky and foolish? Drea Douglas, Anne Penfound...

12/2 7:30pm
Short Film: We Have Our Ways

In a dystopic but recognizable America, street riots are common, tap water is undrinkable and you’re lucky if you get health insurance. Regina usually keeps...

12/3 2pm

Recent Events

Wicked Wednesday Documentary

Portland's Hip-Hop sanctuary turns 20! In Portland, a city not historically associated with a thriving hip-hop scene, DJ Wicked has been hosting a weekly...

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Pioneer Tales: Choose Your Own Adventure

Presented by the Portland Storytellers Guild. Holly Robison, Patrick Gannon and Avery Hill share stories and songs of people who were willing to take a risk....

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Edge of Illusion: Magic, Mystery, and Moments of Surprise

Join Will Hornyak, Kriya Kaping, Ingrid Nixon and John Wylder for stories of precious water, atonement sought, wildness encountered and fortunes foretold at...

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From One Stage To Another

The Portland Storytellers Guild moves to a new venue, the Clinton Street Theater, with an aptly titled evening of stories: From One Stage To Another, by...

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CARE 8/3 7:30am

This screening, a Portland premiere of the documentary CARE, will be followed by a discussion including Tony Heriza (CARE's producer), Lee Girard (Director...

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