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The Armory

128 NW 11th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209, USA (map)
503-445-3700

Future events happening here

  • Thursday
    Aug 16 2018
    Peace of the City Summer Film Series presents premiere of acclaimed environmental film "The DeVille We Know"

    The Armory

    Please join us for the final event of the Peace of the City Summer Film Series 2018 at The Armory in downtown Portland!

    The Devil We Know (Dir. Stephanie Soeftig, 2018) 1 hr. 35 min. The Armory 128 NW 11th Avenue Portland, OR, 97209 Please purchase tickets HERE

    Featured at the Sundance Film Festival and Hot Docs 2018, The Devil We Know unravels one of the biggest environmental scandals of our time as it traces a group of citizens in West Virginia who take on a powerful corporation after they discover it has knowingly been dumping the toxic chemical behind Teflon and Gore-Tex--now found in the blood of 99.7% of Americans--into the drinking water supply.

    This special film premiere will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Jen Coleman of the Oregon Environmental Council and other local experts.

    General admission is $10 and includes a pre-screening reception and general seating in our 150-seat cinema. A limited number of patron tickets, which include prime reserved seating and an invitation to meet special guests and enjoy a complimentary drink at the post-film reception, are also available. Please purchase advance tickets at peaceofthecity.com/tickets. Cash-only tickets can be purchased at the box office the night of the screening subject to availability.

    “A blood-boiling eco-doc whose story is far from over.”--Hollywood Reporter “A riveting tale of long-term irresponsibility and injustice.”--Variety

    Presented by Film Sprout and NW Documentary, the Peace of the City Film Series is a summer documentary film series hosted at The Armory in Portland, OR, co-directed by Film Sprout founder Caitlin Boyle and Jill Schnitzer Edelson. A forum for true stories that can entertain as they educate and inspire, the series showcases the best work of the social-issue documentary film community in the United States, which upholds a tradition of investigating, observing and translating the most pressing social issues of our time.

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Past events that happened here

  • Thursday
    Jun 21 2018
    Peace of the City Summer Film Series - "Knife Skills" and "James Beard: America's First Foodie"

    The Armory

    Please join us for the inaugural event of the Peace of the City Film Series at The Armory on Thursday, June 21, 6-10 pm!

    Knife Skills is an Oscar®-nominated documentary about reentry, second chances, and the healing power of good food. Following the hectic launch of Edwins restaurant in Cleveland, where all the staff are just out of prison, the film follows three trainees, tracing their struggle to launch new lives on the outside. (40 minutes)

    America’s First Foodie is Portland director Elizabeth Federici's fascinating biography of James Beard, the Portland, Oregon, native who had the first cooking show on television; was the author of 22 cookbooks along with a syndicated newspaper column and countless magazine pieces; and ran an acclaimed cooking school out of his townhouse in New York City. America’s First Foodie relates the story of Beard’s life while chronicling a century in the food movement. (55 minutes)

    This double-header screening will be followed by a Q&A with director of James Beard: America's First Foodie, Elizabeth Federici, and other special guests TBD.

    To attend this screening, please purchase an advance ticket to reserve your spot at https://www.peaceofthecity.com/tickets. Tickets will also be available (cash only) on the night of the screening, subject to availability. All tickets guarantee entry to screenings between 6 pm, when venue doors open, and 7 pm, when screenings begin. Late entry will be at the discretion of the venue. General admission is $10 and includes a pre-screening reception and general seating in our 150-seat cinema. We are also excited to offer a limited number of patron tickets, which include prime reserved seating and an invitation to meet filmmakers and special guests and enjoy a complimentary drink at the post-film reception. Patron tickets are $40.

    Presented by Film Sprout and NW Documentary, the Peace of the City Film Series is a summer documentary film series hosted at The Armory in Portland, OR, co-directed by Film Sprout founder Caitlin Boyle and Jill Schnitzer Edelson. A forum for true stories that can entertain as they educate and inspire, the series showcases the best work of the social-issue documentary film community in the United States, which upholds a tradition of investigating, observing and translating the most pressing social issues of our time.

    Website