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Crock: The Motion Picture

NW Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium (map) Downtown
Sat., Sept. 5, 4:30 p.m., Sun., Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 12, 4:30 p.m. 2009

$6-7

Crock is a locally made film that premiered back in 1996 to thundering silence before slipping completely out of public consciousness. The setting is North Africa, and the plot summary is a riot of revolutionaries with names like “Flossie” and “Pretty Boy.” Even more intriguing is the fact that the film’s cast is composed of Portland artists and musicians of yesteryear (Bugskull did the soundtrack), affording an opportunity to check out what the movers and shakers who were DIY’ing around town with zero budget were like in the mid-’90s. (It’s hard to imagine where in the Portland area they filmed to make it look like “North Africa,” but somehow I doubt they had the capital to fly the crew to the other side of the world.) The film is screening on its own, but the first night’s event, where the cast and filmmakers will interject explanations and recollections, is no doubt going to be where it’s at to get the full 411 on this WTF. MS

NW Film Center's Whitsell Auditorium

1219 SW Park, Portland, OR 97205
221-1156
http://www.nwfilm.org

Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sat., Sept. 5, 4:30 p.m., Sun., Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. and Sat., Sept. 12, 4:30 p.m. 2009