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 22, 1996

Belles of St. Trinian's

Hilarious comedy based on Ronald Searle's cartoons about a crazy school for girls. Alastair Sim has a dual role as the dotty headmistress and her deadbeat brother. With Joyce Grenfell and George Cole. At 6 and 8 p.m. Aug. 26; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

Hue and Cry

Rowdy youngsters discover gangsters are using their newspaper to pass on coded information. Fast-paced comedy with Alastair Sim, Jack Warner and Joan Dowling. At 8 p.m. Aug. 22 and at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 24; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

Laughter in Paradise

Relatives of a notorious practical joker learn they must perform his devilish tasks before receiving their inheritances. British comedy stars Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell and, in a small part, Audrey Hepburn. At 8 p.m. Aug. 23 and at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 25; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

Maedchen in Uniform

Sensitive German teen (Hertha Thiele) clashes with her authoritarian boarding school, and finds solace and affection from her teacher (Dorothea Wieck). Leonthine Sagan directed this anti-Nazi film in 1931, adapted from Christa Winsloe's novel; subtitles. At 8 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30 and at 3, 5:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 31; $5. (Unrated)

Theater: Movie Museum

1946 (rough cut)

Documentary about Hawaii's first major sugar workers' strike. At 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23; free. Reception follows.

Theater: Academy Theater

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