Drive-In & Bike-In Movies


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Thu, 07/27/2017 - 11:30am to 12:00pm
The Film Show on KBOO visits Newberg's 99W Drive In and talks with proprietor Brian Francis
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The Film Show on KBOO visits the Northwest Film Center's Top Down Rooftop Cinema
The Film Show on KBOO visits the Zidell Yards Drive-In
Stay cool this summer with outdoor screenings in and around Oregon


In this encore episode, The Film Show takes you on a tour of classic drive-in theaters.  Tune in and find out where to bring your roadster, your bike, or even your two legs to a screening under the stars.

We start by visiting Brian Francis at the 99W Drive-In in Newberg, and ask him about the storied history and the uncertain future of the theater that his grandfather started over 60 years ago.

Then we'll call on Thomas Phillipson and Nick Bruno of the Northwest Film Center to learn about Top Down Rooftop Cinema as well as the Drive-In at Zidell Yards.

Finally we chat with Patty Johnson, manager of the La Grande Drive-In in Eastern Oregon, and find out how this third-generation family-owned community gathering spot continues to thrive in the age of digital media.


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