Spring Films and Events at Olympia Film Society

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS 


April 18

“Frankie Cosmos is the best band to listen to while you’re hugging a small dog or getting splashed with rain by a bus,” said programming director Rob Patrick. “We recommend everyone come out to the show to cry together.”


April 21

“We’re excited to host the amazing Sera Cahoone in Olympia on April 21. Sera is an influential Pacific Northwest artist who has played with Seattle luminaries such as Carissa’s Wierd and Band of Horses. She is now fronting a sweeping string trio with the esteemed musician Alex Guy,” said Patrick.


April 29

Prison is a hard place, and toxic masculinity doesn’t help make it any easier. An experiment at a Texas prison involved several inmates attending a 10-session Peace Class. Inside Peace follows these inmates as they rediscover their humanity and self worth and begin the process of rebuilding their lives.


May 6

Do you believe in Bigfoot? Because I do. The Hendersons run into the infamous beast one camping trip and decide to take him home. I’m convinced that this film is what sparked my childhood obsession with cryptozoology (the study of hidden animals), so maybe this film will inspire your children too. Just think of it, a whole town full of little cryptozoologists running around, trying to solve mysteries.


May 9

David Archuleta made his Idol debut in 2007, and will be performing songs from his new album Postcards in the Sky.


May 30

This powerful documentary focuses on the islands of Haida Gwaii and the Haida Nation’s experiences with colonization and genocide. “White Ravens invites questions of restorative justice, and because it brings to light Indigenous histories for non-Indigenous folks, it has the potential to take down the kinds of walls that get built up in our mind,” said director Georg Koszulinski.

WHAT: Winter Films and Events

WHERE: Olympia Film Society, 206 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

WHEN: (film show times)
  • Tue-Thu 7PM Fri & Sat 6:30PM & 9PM
  • Sun 5PM & 7:30PM
  • Matinee: Sun 2:30PM, Tue-Thu/Sat 4PM & Sat 11AM
LEARN MORE: (360) 754-6670 | Olympia Film Society



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