Film Societies
Film Societies lists films being shown in Oahu art theaters. Movies are rated on a four-star scale. "Film Societies" appears on-line every week, and Thursdays in the Star-Bulletin's "Community Calendar." Send notices to: Film Calendar, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, P.O. Box 3080, Honolulu 96802. Or fax to 523-8509. Or send e-mail to

Thursday, August 8, 1996

Camera Buff (Star rating unavailable)

A factory worker who bought a camera to capture the events in his newborn daughter's life becomes obsessed with filming and begins to record things that the authorities would rather not have exposed. Krzysztof Kieslovski's movie about the movies mixes social satire and Keatonesque comedy. At 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday; $4. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater


The Most Dangerous Game

"Detour" throws a hitchhiker into the company of a dangerous woman and murder. Cheap movie with Tom Neal and Ann Savage has deserved cult following. "Game," from the Richard Connell story about a megalomaniac who hunts people on his remote island, features Joel McCrea, Fay Wray and Leslie Banks. At 5:30 and 8 p.m. Monday; $5. (Both unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

The Grapes of Wrath

Adaptation of John Steinbeck novel follows one family of farmers -- with ex-con Henry Fonda and matriarch Jane Darwell -- on the Depression-era journey from the Oklahoma dustbowl to California. Darwell and director John Ford won Oscars. At 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 through 17 and at

4 p.m. Aug. 18; $4. (Unrated)

Theater: Academy Theater

The Mouthpiece

A flamboyant attorney in the D.A.'s office finds success but loses his values when he switches to defending people. Warren William, Sidney Fox and Mae Madison star in the film based on the life of William Fallon. At 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Sunday; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum


Sensitive Marie Riviere, abandoned by her friends, takes their planned vacation alone. Rewarding film from director Eric Rohmer's "Comedies and Proverbs" series. At 8 p.m. Aug. 15 and at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 18; $5. (R)

Theater: Movie Museum

Trouble in Paradise

Ernst Lubitsch's sophisticated comedy about two jewel thieves (Miriam Hopkins and Herbert Marshall) in love who find their relationship threatened when one romances their newest victim. At 8 p.m. Friday and at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

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