Image: Robert Laygo


As far as parking garages go, Hotel deLuxe’s rooftop lot is pretty swish, and the panoramic views pair well with the NW Film Center’s eclectic alfresco selections.

JULY 14: Plan 9 from Outer Space

Disaster? Masterpiece? Ed Wood’s 1959 low-budget sci-fi caper is both.

JULY 21: Raising Arizona

Nicolas Cage and Holly Hunter as baby-nappers, with the Coen Brothers at their most garrulous.

JULY 28: She’s Gotta Have It

Spike Lee’s first feature drew attention to the director’s scrappy style and spiky humor, and to Brooklyn’s Fort Greene neighborhood, where the film was shot.

AUG 4: Key Largo

The final Bogart-Bacall noir, directed by John Huston.

AUG 11: Attack the Block

Joe Cornish's 2011 sci-fi send-up finds a South London street youth gang defending the city against evil alien invaders.

AUG 18: Hairspray

The John Waters version with Divine and Ricki Lake, to be clear.

AUG 25: True Stories

David Byrne has described his genre-defying film as "60 Minutes on acid."

Price Range
$7–$10 in advance; $9–$12 at the door

Thursdays at 9:00pm between July 14 and August 25