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Film: Pickford hosts movies on the roof, July 17-Sept. 11

Pickford Film Center’s Rooftop Cinema series runs July 17-Sept. 11 at the Parkade.
Pickford Film Center’s Rooftop Cinema series runs July 17-Sept. 11 at the Parkade. Courtesy to The Bellingham Herald

Now in its second year, Pickford Film Center’s Rooftop Cinema at the Parkade, 1300 Commercial St., is expanding to five dates. From July to September, the public can enjoy a series of free outdoor events, five stories high in the sky, with film, music, spectacular sunsets, local beer and food, prizes, and a chance to browse booths from local nonprofits and organizations.

Gates open at 7:30 p.m., music starts at 8:15, and the films start at dusk. The schedule:

▪ July 17: “Dazed and Confused.”

▪ July 31: “Back to the Future,” (30th anniversary)

▪ Aug. 14: “The Annual Bike in Movie and the Gigantic Bike Film Festival,” featuring bicycle-inspired independent and short films from the Northwest, a bike show, and a bicycle raffle.

▪ Aug. 28: “Enter the Dragon.”

▪ Sept. 11: “True Stories.”

Details: pickfordfilmcenter.org, 360-738-0735.

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