BendFilm's Drive-In Pop Up movie series will continue through September, as announced Tuesday. The new lineup will feature an encore screening of "The Last Blockbuster" and a local premiere of "The Dark Divide" by Tom Putnam, an Oregon-shot feature. Pack some snacks, grab a blanket and head down for a nostalgic night of fun under the stars.
The lineup includes:
Fri., Sept. 4, 7:30pm
The story of bicycle-motocrosser Bill Allen, as he tries to enter a corrupt promoter's nationally televised cash-prize race.
The Muppet Movie
Sat., Sept. 5, 7:30pm
After Kermit the Frog decides to pursue a movie career, he starts his cross-country trip from Florida to California and meets some friends along the way. Family friendly!
The Last Blockbuster
Fri., Sept. 11, 7:30pm
A feature length documentary film about the rise and fall of Blockbuster video, and how one small town store (hello, Bend) managed to outlast a corporate giant.
I Am Not Your Negro (canceled due to wildfire smoke)
Sat., Sept. 12, 7:30pm
Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, "Remember This House."
The Dark Divide
Thu., Sept. 17, 7:30pm
Based on the story of renowned butterfly expert Robert Pyle, who embarked on a life-changing trek through one of America's most important unprotected wildlands.
John Lewis: Good Trouble
Fri., Sept. 18, 7:30pm
The film explores the Georgia representative's 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, and immigration.
BendFilm Pop Up Drive-In
Sept. 4- Sep. 18
Deschutes Brewery Gravel Lot
The organizers request that you bring a backpack to the screening to support the Father's Group's efforts to help undeserved children succeed in school.
They will be handing out backpacks and school supplies at the event.
Learn more: https://www.facebook.com/TheFathersGroup