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What's going on this weekend? Well, we just put over a thousand new items into our Used DVD & Blu-ray sales area, so now the shelves are brimming with great movies, like DISTRICT 9 or all of MY SO-CALLED LIFE or Ken Burns' BASEBALL mini-series to name a few, at low prices. You can also partake of the many New Releases that came out this week (see the list here), including WHIP IT, which you may want to enjoy before heading to the Rat City Rollergirls season opener on Sunday. In theaters, the Cinerama is hosting the EMP/SFM's fifth annual SCIENCE FICTION + FANTASY Short Film Festival on Saturday with two sessions of films at 4 & 7pm. Check out the EMP/SFM website for a list of films and ticket details. The sci-fi appreciation continues with one of the genre's defining films over at SIFF Cinema; they're showing 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY on Friday night. Sunday they'll have a double feature of Nicholas Roeg's THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH (starring David Bowie!) and LOGAN'S RUN, the film that reminds us all life ends at 30. The 5th Annual Children's Film Festival wraps up this weekend at Northwest Film Forum, featuring TOTALLY TALL TALES, a short film collection of myths and folk tales from around the world, a young knight's coming of age adventure from the Netherlands called LETTER TO THE KING, the wonderful MOOMIN AND MIDSUMMER MADNESS. If you like the Moomins, we have many more of their adventures here in our Children's Animation section. Also at NWFF is VISUAL ACOUSTICS, a celebration of the life of world renowned architectural photographer Julius Shulman. The description reads, "This unique film is both a testament to the evolution of modern architecture and a joyful portrait of the magnetic, whip-smart gentleman who chronicled it with his unforgettable images." Several blocks east at Central Cinema, there's Derrick Comedy's MYSTERY TEAM and the gory kick assness of RIKI-OH: THE STORY OF RIKI on Sunday night. Grand Illusion Cinema has SISSYBOY, "a big, loud, beautiful mess of glitter, booze, and cynical drag queens. At least on the surface. But it's also the story of 12 talented Portland artists with razor-sharp wits and a fetish for exposing the more ridiculous aspects of society by BECOMING those ridiculous aspects of society." And for a second weekend in the Late Night spot, there's STREET TRASH. Enjoy.

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