SOCIAL CINEMA // Jamón Jamón w/ Larry Yes HAM-ENTINE’S DAY CELEBRATION
Run Time: 125 min. Language: Spanish
Doors at 6:30pm; Larry Yes Performance at 7 p.m.; Jamón Jamón at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15.
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Are we celebrating the Valentines of Tomorrow? Yes we are! No candy hearts or roses needed, we’re providing an alternative to show your love for unbound artists, storytellers and magic-makers in our community. Jump into the unknown and join us for a completely unique, unexpected and deeply moving experiences this weekend.
Valentine’s Day? More like Ham-entine’s Day! This pork-themed romance is the perfect film to bring your sweetheart to. Starring a young Javier Bardem & Penélope Cruz in her first film role, this film manages to be silly, sexy, and ham-filled all at once. Larry Yes will perform prior to the film.
1992. Runtime: 95 minutes. Directed by Bigas Luna. Spanish Language with English Subtitles
Jose Luis is an executive at his parents’ underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor. When Sylvia becomes pregnant, Jose Luis promises her that he will marry her, most likely against the wishes of his parents. Jose Luis’ mother is determined to break her son’s engagement to a girl from a lower-class family, and hires Raul, a potential underwear model and would-be bullfighter to seduce Sylvia.
Larry Yes is a socially-engaged artist, songwriter, and musician whose work focuses on positivity, humor, and fostering social bonds through creativity. In his nearly 30-year musical career, he has toured Europe, performed with Michael Hurley, Sonny and the Sunsets, and Elliot Smith, and played the Quiet Music Festival and SXSW. He is a native Oregonian who lives in Portland.