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Weekend theater roundup for 4/30

This weekend at Scarecrow our big SPRING USED SALE ends with borderline ridiculous savings. Saturday & Sunday (May 1st & 2nd), all our used Blu-ray disc will be JUST $4, the used DVDs ONLY $2.50 and the used VHS & Laserdiscs A MERE $.50! Don't miss your chance to fill out your film library for super, super cheap! Meanwhile, in theaters, things are NFFTY over at SIFF Cinema with the NATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL FOR TALENTED YOUTH, which we mentioned in this blog post. Northwest Film Forum has SOUNDTRACK FOR A REVOLUTION, "a fascinating chronicle of the protest songs that inspired American civil rights activists during the 1950s and 60s" told through archival footage and interviews, along with performances by Wyclef Jean, TV on the Radio, The Roots and many more. On Sunday there's the experimental film/ode to our neighbors to the south ODDS AND ENDS PRESENTS: FROM PORTLAND WITH LOVE, then on Tuesday and Wednesday there's TYPEFACE, a history of wood press & Two Rivers, Wisconsin's Hamilton Wood Type Museum. Central Cinema's showing FRESH, a documentary that "celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system." Director ana Sofia joanes will be in attendance for Q & A after the 7pm screening on Friday the 30th. On Monday there's yet another chance to experience the phenomenon of THE ROOM, and on Wednesday the 5th, the Reel Grrls AWESOME MOVIES YOU DIDN'T KNOW WERE DIRECTED BY WOMEN series continues with AMERICAN PSYCHO, hosted by The Stranger's Lindy West. BIFF! BANG! POW: SWINGIN' FLICKS OF THE SIXTIES series comes to a close at Grand Illusion Cinema with the 60s teenage satire LORD LOVE'S A DUCK starring Roddy McDowell & Tuesday Weld, the held-over-even-longer Doors documentary WHEN YOU'RE STRANGE and the return of Mario Bava's DR. GOLDFOOT AND THE GIRL BOMBS, starring the dynamic duo of Vincent Price and Fabian, in the Friday & Saturday Late Night spot.

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