The Man Who Fell to Earth

October 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Whitsell Auditorium

dir. Nicolas Roeg, 1976
Rated R – 2 hr. 18 mins.  

It’s David Bowie weekend at PAM CUT!

In The Man Who Fell to Earth, Thomas Jerome Newton (David Bowie) is an alien who has come to Earth in search of water to save his home planet. But his mission becomes complicated after he falls in love with a quiet hotel clerk and is further challenged when he is discovered by the US government. 

Purchase tickets

Purchase the David Bowie Bundle to get a great deal on viewing all 2 of the films featured at The Whitsell on October 1, 2022:
$20 for both films
$16 for PAM/PAM CUT Members, Seniors, and Students ($4 discount)


The Portland Art Museum is pleased to offer accommodations to ensure that our programs are accessible and inclusive. All spaces for this program are accessible by wheelchair. Assistive listening devices are also available for lectures. All restrooms have accessible stalls but no power doors. There are single-stall all-gender bathrooms available. Please ask staff for directions.

We will do our best to accommodate your needs when you arrive, however, we need 2-3 weeks advance notice for some specific requests. Please email requests to, or call 503-226-2811.

The Man Who Fell to Earth poster